What is the opposite of interest?

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Noun
Opposite of attention that is given to or received from someone or something
“I watched the mundane news on television with great disinterest.”
Noun
Opposite of the quality of being able to instigate curiosity, or to hold the attention of others
“Tourists will be unimpressed if they are made to visit places of drabness during their stay.”
Noun
Opposite of the applicability towards someone or something
“This discussion will be of insignificance to those who do not hold shares in the company.”
Noun
Opposite of the advantage or benefit of a person or group
“It will be to your disadvantage if you do not ensure that you pay your bills on time.”
Noun
Opposite of a stake or involvement in an undertaking
“All members of the jury must have a complete personal dissociation from the outcome of the case.”
Noun
Opposite of money accrued through savings or debt
“My level of debt has increased from the loss accrued through my credit card.”
Noun
Opposite of a hobby or pastime
“Ironing my clothes has always been a dislike of mine.”
Noun
Opposite of a commercial operation or company
“The corporation had offices in many countries despite a noninvolvement in South America.”
Noun
Opposite of a belief that one supports
“Your actions have a sense of purposelessness that I find difficult to swallow.”
Noun
Opposite of the state or quality of being interested, or having an interest
Noun
Opposite of a quality or ability to evoke interest in, or liking for someone or something
“We may end up missing the grounding reasons for our repulsion towards certain behaviors because we never acknowledge the deep-seated human traits being violated.”
Noun
Opposite of the notice or regard taken of someone or something that is interesting or important
“He tried to holler at her from his best friend's ride, but she wasn't into scrubs and chose to fake ignorance of his presence.”
Noun
Opposite of something that arouses enthusiasm, usually for a short period of time
“The low numbers of these graduates in academia reflect the worldwide unpopularity of academic medicine.”
Noun
Opposite of something done for pleasure or entertainment
“Accounting is a profession I engage in during the weekdays.”
Noun
Opposite of income, especially when of an organization and of a substantial nature
Noun
Opposite of a share or interest in a business, situation, or system
Noun
Opposite of a benefit, or advantage from something
“The players opted for personal glory to the detriment of the team.”
Noun
Opposite of a profit from an investment
“The loss from this investment will be difficult to make up.”
Noun
Opposite of something that tempts or is used to tempt someone to do something
Noun
Opposite of an area or branch of activity, especially one's vocation
Noun
Opposite of a moral or legal entitlement to have or do something
“The government's prohibition of chewing gum greatly angered the nation's citizens.”
Noun
Opposite of the quality or state of being responsive
Noun
Opposite of something which provides, or the state of being provided with, amusement or enjoyment
Noun
Opposite of the center or focus of attention
Noun
Opposite of the well-being of a person or thing as a result of a well-intentioned act
“He was a malevolent man who often did things that would cause harm to others.”
Noun
Opposite of an organized group of people undertaking a particular activity
Noun
Opposite of a business organization, public institution, or household
Noun
Opposite of something done as an action or movement
“The organization only engages in inactivity and one wonders why they even exist.”
Noun
Opposite of a benefit or advantage
“The disadvantage of being tall is that you can never fit comfortably into a small car.”
Noun
Opposite of the characteristic of being open-minded
Noun
Opposite of the state of being able to proceed with something without difficulty
Verb
Opposite of to instigate the curiosity or attention of someone
“I am sure the new Star Wars movie will bore Robert who dislikes science fiction.”
Verb
Opposite of to persuade someone to undertake or acquire something
“Can I dissuade you from buying that expensive Chanel handbag?”
Verb
Opposite of to hold or engage the attention of
Verb
Opposite of to be involved in
“As I am stretched for time, I will need to disengage myself from any additional activities or responsibilities.”
Verb
Opposite of to be occupied with an activity
“I typically free myself from any strenuous activities whenever I need a break.”
Verb
Opposite of to hold or engage the attention of
“I managed to maintain a controlled line but the headache and dizziness were starting to distract me.”
Verb
Opposite of to attract or seduce someone
“She had no interest in Wade and would often reject his advances.”
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