What is the opposite of occasion?

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Noun
Opposite of a suitable or opportune time for doing something
Noun
Opposite of a need or reason to do or be something
Noun
Opposite of an occurrence, or something that happens
“As it turned out, it was nothing!”
Noun
Opposite of a formal evening party
Noun
Opposite of an event or occurrence, especially one that is noteworthy
Noun
Opposite of an intention for which something is hoped to be accomplished
“Their indifference may be due to the fact that they see the sheer pointlessness of this program.”
Noun
Opposite of an opportunity to do or achieve something
“The following studies cite an inopportunity to partake in sports as the reason for lower rates of participation in athletics by women.”
Noun
Opposite of an event or series of events
Noun
Opposite of an event or sequence of events of a specified kind or that has previously been referred to
Noun
Opposite of a favorable circumstance or occasion
“The canceled conference was an inopportuneness that prevented us from meeting new people.”
Noun
Opposite of a social gathering or enjoyable activity held to celebrate something
“I prefer solitude because I have an introverted personality.”
Noun
Opposite of opportunity or scope for something to happen or be done
Noun
Opposite of the property of being lucky
Noun
Opposite of a particular point in events or time
Noun
Opposite of an incident or event
Noun
Opposite of a period of turmoil in real life
“To celebrate the peace in my life finally, I decided to go for a ride in the country on my bike.”
Noun
Opposite of an activity or event one has undergone
“He was a lazy person, and his avoidance of having to do any work would infuriate many.”
Noun
Opposite of the point or place where something begins, arises, or is derived
“The staff carried on as if we didn't really exist, and at the conclusion of our dining, we were snidely asked if we enjoyed our meal.”
Noun
Opposite of a rare opportunity
“He had waited for this moment all his life after having dealt with one adversity after another.”
Verb
Opposite of to make happen or bring about
Verb
Opposite of to evoke or draw out (a reaction, answer, or fact) from someone
Verb
(lead to) Opposite of to culminate or result in a particular event or consequence
“Eating the right foods and getting enough exercise will prevent weight gain.”
Verb
(result in) Opposite of to have as a consequence
“Hyperactivity can sometimes begin with the consumption of too much sugar.”
Verb
Opposite of to be the cause of
“Your method for conducting the experiment will introduce an anomaly that will impede the desired outcome.”
Verb
Opposite of to cause to occur or appear, especially through provocation
Allay your fears as the reigning champion has announced that he will not be retiring anytime soon.”
Verb
Opposite of to yield or produce as a result of an investment of money, time or effort
“For the simple case of a competitive market, it would appear that producers might well lose profits from increased metering.”
Verb
Opposite of to be relevant or important to
Verb
Opposite of to have as a feature or consequence
“This promotion will exclude new products due for release in the coming weeks.”
Verb
Opposite of to perform or execute an action
“Are you just going to idle and do nothing?”
Verb
(of a task or situation) Opposite of to have a necessity for a particular person or thing
“We already have plenty of eggs. It will not take much more to bake this cake.”
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