What is the opposite of shock?

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Noun
Opposite of a sudden upsetting or surprising event or experience
“Having stated, much to my consolation, that he missed me, he ended this brief letter by asking how my mother was doing.”
Noun
Opposite of a sudden and violent emotional disturbance
“It was a relief when the plane finally landed in Bangkok and he could get off it, for it was a turbulent flight and he was unable to sleep.”
Noun
Opposite of a violent shaking movement caused by an impact, explosion, or tremor
“After the earthquake had passed, there was an unexpected stillness that followed.”
Noun
Opposite of a forceful clash of two entities
“The dodging of his opponent's jab was important because it allowed him to counter with an uppercut that resulted in a knockout.”
Noun
Opposite of an unkempt or thick mass of hair
“When Indigo compensated for the lack of hair on her head, she did so by accentuating what she understood as feminine.”
Noun
Opposite of a great and sudden disaster or misfortune
“The rain was a blessing after the land had been devasted by droughts for months on end.”
Noun
Opposite of emotional shock following a stressful event or a physical injury, which may lead to long-term neurosis
Noun
Opposite of a feeling of concern or confusion, caused by something disturbing or perplexing
“There is an element of unsurprise among those of us who have experienced poverty in all its forms.”
Noun
Opposite of a feeling of fright
“In the midst of enemy fire, Forrest Gump showed immense courage to save his Lieutenant from certain death.”
Noun
Opposite of a shock
Noun
(neutral or negative in nature) Opposite of an unexpected or astonishing event or fact
“He had come to accept his fate with bitter resignation, and a secret thrill.”
Noun
Opposite of an event causing great suffering, destruction, and distress
“The believers will find their own peace and prosperity not in seeking their own prosperity, but in seeking the prosperity of the city.”
Noun
Opposite of a sudden violent shaking of the ground, typically causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth's crust or volcanic action
Noun
Opposite of mental torment or distress
“Billy was filled with happiness once he had gotten over his break-up with Monique.”
Noun
Opposite of the state of being bewildered or unclear in one's mind about something
“In practical terms, newly arrived trainees should be provided with clarification of their roles, and a clear description of what is expected of them.”
Noun
Opposite of a unit, grouping or configuration of things
Noun
Opposite of inability or refusal to accept that something is true or real
Noun
Opposite of an instance of one moving object or person striking violently against another
Noun
Opposite of a feeling of mild astonishment or shock caused by something unexpected
“I looked around my car for a jacket to keep up the illusion of being normal, and much to my unsurprise, there was no jacket to be had.”
Noun
Opposite of a physical impact or the act of causing one
Noun
Opposite of a sudden involuntary movement caused by shock or surprise
“When the infant produced unreactivity to stimulation, alarm bells started to ring.”
Noun
Opposite of a breakdown of peaceful behavior
Noun
Opposite of a large quantity of something
Verb
Opposite of to offend the moral feelings of
“He did so and was received by Ferenc Erdei, who asked him to go out on the balcony of the Parliament to appease the crowd.”
Verb
Opposite of to frighten or cause fear in
“It was hard to pretend that he wasn't worried, but while he stumbled initially, he found the words designed to reassure them.”
Verb
Opposite of to astonish, astound, surprise or perplex
Verb
Opposite of to confuse or confound with something surprising or shocking
“Perhaps someone out there could enlighten me with regard to the following situation that my 17-year-old son finds himself in.”
Verb
Opposite of to stimulate into action
Verb
Opposite of to cause amazement
“Do not worry if you do not create legions of young meditators, but do worry if you bore them.”
Verb
Opposite of to shock or be shocked by improper behaviour
Verb
Opposite of to surprise (someone) with something unexpected
“I am sorry that I do not know what the final outcome was in that case, but it would not surprise me one bit if the injustice were allowed to continue.”
Verb
Opposite of to make numb, as by cold or anesthetic
Verb
Opposite of to be detrimental to
“Some skeptics have surprisingly suggested that global warming could actually benefit society and the economy.”
Adjective
Opposite of surprising or shocking in nature
“At its heart is the unsurprising premise that personal experience dictates how we interpret information.”
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