What is the opposite of observation?

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Noun
Opposite of the action or process of closely observing or monitoring something or someone
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Opposite of a statement based on something one has seen, heard, or noticed
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Opposite of the state or fact of according with or meeting rules or standards
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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 procedure undertaken to make a discovery, especially for scientific purposes
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Opposite of the organization, identification, and interpretation of sensory information
“Official reaction was one of complete incomprehension as to how such a thing could even happen.”
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Opposite of a concept formulated in the mind
“The importance of this decision resides in the fact that it relates to people across the country.”
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Opposite of a reactionary response to a product, service, or task
“The nonresponse we have received so far has been rather concerning.”
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Opposite of an act or instance of carefully observing someone or something over a period of time
“The Police Chief would harangue the guards about their carelessness that resulted in the Green Emerald being stolen.”
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Opposite of information, typically having military, political or commercial value
“Where did we get this misinformation relating to the whereabouts of our targets?”
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Opposite of the state of being devoted to something
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Opposite of information-gathering
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Opposite of a declarative statement, especially a brief one
“The facilitator opens each meeting by asking members to observe a moment of silence and then leading a centering meditation.”
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Opposite of the faculty or state of being able to see
“She runs the place for her father, whose blindness forced him into retirement.”
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Opposite of an opinion, belief, or way of looking at things
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Opposite of an idea about something, especially one that is written down or expressed
“There is relatively little difference by age in the distribution of those who feel they have a very good understanding of science and technology.”
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Opposite of something that is said, written, or done as a reaction to a question, statement, or situation
“You have raised a very good question!”
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Opposite of a particular way of thinking, influenced by a person's profession or environment
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Opposite of the protective care or guardianship of someone or something
“More needs to be done about the neglect of children in foster care.”
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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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