What is the opposite of indulgence?

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Noun
Opposite of the state or attitude of being indulgent or tolerant
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Opposite of the action or fact of indulging
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Opposite of something granted as a favour or privilege
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Opposite of the act of indulging oneself or someone else
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Opposite of an instance of kind, or charitable, behavior
“It would be such a disservice to raise him in an environment for which he would be unprepared to enjoy and appreciate.”
Noun
Opposite of the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate
“David harbored no malice towards his sister when she crashed his Ferrari ten years ago.”
Noun
Opposite of an inessential, desirable item, typically expensive or difficult to obtain
“I don't even like using my cell phone, but it's a necessity I can't do without.”
Noun
Opposite of forgiveness of sins, in a general sense
Noun
Opposite of scope for freedom of action or thought
Noun
Opposite of the ability or willingness to tolerate the existence of opinions or behaviour that one dislikes or disagrees with
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Opposite of pleasure, especially when gained from the satisfaction of a desire
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The capacity to accept or tolerate delay, problems, or suffering without becoming annoyed or anxious
Noun
Opposite of privileged circumstances, especially denoted by wealth
“He was a single father of four children, had lived a life of hardship and hurt, and was barely making it financially.”
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Opposite of sensual gratification
“Had she not chosen the path of abstinence as her father did, she might have taken Michael's offer of marriage.”
Noun
Opposite of generosity
Noun
Opposite of an act of kindness beyond what is due or usual
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Opposite of civility, politeness, courtesy or gallantry
Noun
Opposite of consideration
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Opposite of the characteristic of being tenderhearted
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Opposite of the action of helping or doing work for someone
“He made a public apology for the hurt he had brought upon the family.”
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Opposite of independence
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Opposite of politeness, good manners
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Opposite of an advantage or profit gained from something
“Receiving a large amount of junk mail is a disadvantage of being a member.”
Noun
Opposite of a favorable inclination or enthusiasm for something
“He took no heed of the bakery as we passed by, his indifference for pastries evident.”
Noun
Opposite of abandon, indulgence
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