What is the opposite of love?

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Noun
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.”
Noun
Opposite of an intense attraction or profound likeability
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“My hatred for him grew with each passing day.”
Noun
Opposite of a person who is loved, especially in a romantic or amorous relationship
“You never listen to me, you jerk!”
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 of having reverence for something or someone
“His treason was considered blasphemy towards his king and country.”
Noun
Opposite of the act or nature of showing care or kind regard for others
“He showed immense callousness for his fellow men when he deserted them on the battlefield.”
Noun
Opposite of denoting an intimate relationship between two people
“Their divorce was surprisingly amicable despite everything they had been through.”
Noun
Opposite of kindness or compassion in one's manner or actions
Noun
Opposite of kindness and benevolence in one's nature or character
Noun
Opposite of a much-loved person, especially a significant other
“My voice was flat and expressionless, edged with steel and contempt for my enemy.”
Noun
Opposite of a feeling of great love for someone or something
Noun
Opposite of nothing or zero in amount, quantity or degree
Noun
Opposite of the quality of being kind, tender, or mild-mannered
Verb
Opposite of to like in an emphatic manner, or have a strong liking for
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“I would hate if I failed this important exam.”
Verb
Opposite of to revere someone or something profoundly with unwavering devotion
“The locals regularly demonize members of a rival tribe.”
Verb
(euphemistic) Opposite of to have physical or intimate relations with someone
“Our feelings have faded, we are further apart than ever and we avoid each other regularly.”
Verb
Opposite of to cherish or remember fondly
“But I still disregard him regardless of his best efforts to make amends.”
Verb
Opposite of to take self-indulgent pleasure in
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Opposite of to touch or stroke gently or lovingly
Verb
(be attracted to) Opposite of to have a romantic interest in
“Don't assume that just because one or both of you are happily married, you will be unattracted to each other.”
Adjective
Opposite of relating to love or to amorous relationships
“Despite the eye locks, handholds, sunsets, and stargazing, her relationship with Nick is muddlingly platonic.”
Adjective
Opposite of born to unmarried parents
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