What is the opposite of restoration?

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Noun
Opposite of the act of restoring something to a former or original condition
“That fondness for novelty which admires the bald Grecian buildings of the present-day leads to the neglect of the truly grand works of Wren and Gibbs.”
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Opposite of the reinstatement of a previous practice, right, or situation
“The English developed a sugar plantation system that thrived until the abolition of slavery when the system collapsed.”
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Opposite of the return of something, especially something lost or stolen to its proper owner
“The private appropriation of land marked a profound departure from the natural state of man.”
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Opposite of the (usually gradual) return to health
“Maggie also attempts to hide her own illness from her brother, which has become increasingly difficult given the deterioration of her health.”
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Opposite of an act of repairing, renewing or revitalizing, especially on a large scale
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Opposite of a state or period of rest, relaxation or enjoyment
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Opposite of an act, or the process, of renovating
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(oblivion) Opposite of the revitalization or revival of something
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(destruction) Opposite of the revitalization or revival of something
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Opposite of compensate or make up for a wrongdoing
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Opposite of the act of restoring something, such as a building, that is in urgent need of repair
“The car has been subject to such abject neglect that it is beyond repair.”
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Opposite of refashioning
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Opposite of the act or condition of being restored to health
“Stay at home if there is a chance of sickness.”
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Opposite of the action of returning something
“The removal of an ancient relic would trigger the release a giant boulder that began rolling towards Indiana.”
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Opposite of an instance or period of rest or relaxation
“The pain was so severe that I was not able to engage in any activity for a while.”
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Opposite of emancipation
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Opposite of an instance of modification or redecorating
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Opposite of deliverance from sin and its consequences
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