What is the opposite of persuasion?

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Noun
Opposite of the action or process of persuading someone or of being persuaded to do or believe something
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Opposite of a set of beliefs held by members of a group, typically religious or political
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Opposite of the capability of a person or argument to convince or persuade
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Opposite of an incentive that helps bring about a desired state or result
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Opposite of an opinion, belief, or principle held to be true by someone or especially an organization
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Opposite of sacrament in church
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Opposite of an opinion, belief, or way of looking at things
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Opposite of a view or judgment formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or knowledge
“To my knowledge, there is only one place in his published writings where Berkeley responds directly to this challenge.”
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Opposite of coaxing or flattery intended to persuade someone to do something
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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 particular way of thinking, influenced by a person's profession or environment
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Opposite of an attitude or point of view
“He was dumbfounded as to how to tackle the problem and his cluelessness on the issue was evident.”
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Opposite of the capability of a person or argument to convince or persuade
“The unsatisfactoriness and unconvincingness of these claims soon became apparent in the psychoanalytic literature.”
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Opposite of the position or interests of one person or group, especially in opposition to others
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The action or practice of persuading someone to do something by using force or threats
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Opposite of a person's point of view or general attitude to life
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Opposite of a person's sexual orientation or preference
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Opposite of a perception or judgment of a situation
“It was my misunderstanding that the shop would be open on a public holiday.”
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Opposite of the use of persuasion or intimidation to make someone do something
“We have the freedom to do what we want.”
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Opposite of a person or thing that is very attractive or interesting
“A loss will be the nail in the coffin for his professional tennis career.”
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