What is the opposite of preferment?

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Noun
Opposite of the fact of being pushed or advanced to a more favourable situation
Noun
Opposite of the promotion of a person in rank or status
Noun
(archaic) Opposite of having an aristocratic status
“They knew that a boy of commonness had somehow caught the eye of the young Queen on one of her forays into the country.”
Noun
Opposite of favour shown to one person or thing over another or others
“I'll be running this planet for the betterment and equality of all.”
Noun
Opposite of the action of promoting or being promoted to a higher position or rank
“The two men also would face non-judicial punishments, which could include a loss of pay or demotion in rank.”
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Opposite of the condition or fact of being favored by someone
“Once the king of the Netherlands became aware of the ugly incident involving Baron Heeckeren, the baron fell into disfavor.”
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