What is the opposite of intimacy?

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Opposite of close familiarity or friendship
Opposite of openness or familiarity in speech or behavior
Opposite of the emotions or conduct of friends
“Beebe lied to him before to get a story for her gossip column, and the animosity between them was palpable.”
Opposite of denoting a strong feeling of emotional attachment
“He struggled with feelings of scorn and resentment towards his father who had neglected him during his childhood.”
Opposite of knowledge gathered throughout one's life
“He was fresh out of college and his inexperience was obvious.”
Opposite of a physical union in the primal sense
“It is true that virtue and chastity are not the same, but like any of the natural appetites, a question of moderation is involved.”
Opposite of great knowledge in a particular field
“He tried his best to fake it, but his ignorance on the subject would inevitably be exposed.”
Opposite of the ability to use or control something
“There are cries of how lawyers and others have allegedly connived in the misapplication of justice.”
Opposite of a secret or private matter told to someone under a condition of trust
“The overtness of his actions would suggest that he wanted the information in the public domain.”
Opposite of playing at courtship
Opposite of the engagement in a social or friendly relationship with (someone)
Opposite of lustful behavior that is considered abnormal and unacceptable
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