What is the opposite of observance?

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Noun
Opposite of the observing of, or adhering to, a rule, law or custom
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Opposite of a prescribed order for performing a ritual ceremony, especially one characteristic of a particular religion or Church
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Opposite of the quality of being religious, characterized by devotion or loyalty
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Opposite of a state of consciousness or knowledge of something
“It suggests considerable unawareness of his danger that, when taken, he was wearing an Agnus Dei and in possession of a papal bull.”
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Opposite of a traditional or accepted way of behaving, specific to a particular society, place, or time
“Any deviation from the dogmatic vision would inevitably result in major changes to religious practices.”
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Opposite of the state of being tractable
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Opposite of of having reverence for something or someone
“His treason was considered blasphemy towards his king and country.”
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Opposite of a sacred act or ceremony in Christianity
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Opposite of the quality or state of being responsive
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Opposite of habitual or customary practice, especially as creating a right, obligation, or standard
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Opposite of the action of celebrating an important day or event
“A protest would be held, with demonstrators calling on the national students' organization to revise its no-platform policies.”
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Opposite of the customary or correct method or procedure
“With legal impropriety, the judge bullied the jury into a finding of guilty.”
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Opposite of the remembering or commemoration of a dead person
“The seat on the left has held Roosevelt the friend of labor, rememberer of the forgotten, reformer, and crusader.”
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Opposite of the act of fulfilling (one's obligation, duty or responsibility)
“His dismissal was allegedly due to the unfulfillment of his responsibilities.”
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Opposite of a steady, intent look
“She reacted with a sudden intake of breath, a lurch of her heart, and a blinking of her eyes.”
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Opposite of the characteristic of being open-minded
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Opposite of the state of being answerable to a superior
“The agency represents a tremendous power and total unaccountability to anyone.”
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