What is the opposite of sound?

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Adjective
Opposite of sturdy and stable in nature
“Conducting operations from restricted working areas, unstable construction platforms, and offshore from boats or barges creates its own set of challenges.”
Adjective
Opposite of based on reason or good judgment
“Many people's minds, in fact, are easily swayed by an entirely illogical argument that contains just the right type and amount of emotion.”
Adjective
Opposite of competent or reliable in nature
“Volibear's new kit has proven to be underwhelming on Summoner's Rift, with his unreliable skillset and his neither here-nor-there stats, resulting in a mess of a champion.”
Adjective
Opposite of in good health
“You may wish to request a period of intermission from your course if you become ill and are unable to continue.”
Adjective
(of finances) Opposite of financially secure or stable
“They appointed a liquidator to an undoubtedly insolvent company that has no assets.”
Adjective
(of sleep) Opposite of deep and undisturbed in nature
“With all this broken sleep, my husband and I are completely wrecked!”
Adjective
(of a defeat or beating) Opposite of severe in nature
“It was a narrow loss, but one that will ultimately cost the team a place in the finals.”
Adjective
Opposite of reasonable and convincing
Adjective
Opposite of having a valid reason
Adjective
Opposite of mentally calm, having no emotion too strong or too weak
“It is in those of delicate health, neurotic disposition, and psychoneurotic tendencies, that reassurances are needed.”
Adjective
Opposite of unable to be disproved or argued against
Adjective
Opposite of strong enough to withstand rough work or treatment
Adjective
Opposite of firm, strong, or substantial
“From years of decay, the columns holding the structure together appear to be fragile.”
Adjective
Opposite of in an undamaged state
“The vase shattered on the ground, and all that was left was a pile of broken glass.”
Adjective
Opposite of real and exactly what it appears to be
“We were surprised at the amount of fake merchandise available for sale.”
Adjective
Opposite of based on, or displaying, common sense
“Some journalists are trustworthy, and some are just completely unreliable.”
Adjective
Opposite of having, showing, or done with good judgment or sense
“His ideas are obviously foolish, easily disproved, an affront to any reasoning person.”
Adjective
Opposite of not dangerous, and unlikely to cause or lead to harm
“The building was old and unstable, and definitely not fit to live in.”
Adjective
Opposite of without any imperfections or defects
Adjective
Opposite of having no weak points
Adjective
Opposite of in a satisfactory mental or physical state
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of having emotional or mental peace
“But that is as far as I can go in praising this decrepit and unbalanced person.”
Adjective
Opposite of excellent or splendid
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Adjective
Opposite of having a good reputation and well respected
Adjective
Opposite of sensible, useful, and effective rather than fashionable or attractive
“I was convinced that bigger was better, but did not consider how impractical a large tripod was to lug around.”
Adjective
Opposite of made certain and protected against discontinuance or change
Adjective
Opposite of having a calm personality
“He is unbalanced, and that mental instability makes him a danger to himself and to others.”
Adjective
Opposite of capable or deserving to be admitted, accepted or allowed
Adjective
Opposite of conforming to, permitted by, or recognized by law or rules
Noun
Opposite of a thing that can be heard
“The beast grew quiet and still, its voice burbling out apologies over and over until finally nothing but silence hung in the forest.”
Noun
Opposite of an idea or impression conveyed by words
“It is a fact that the sound you are hearing is a component of harmony called a chord.”
Noun
Opposite of a sudden loud, sharp noise
Noun
Opposite of a narrow passage of water connecting two seas or two other large areas of water
Noun
Opposite of the character or quality of a musical sound or voice as distinct from its pitch and intensity
Noun
Opposite of the system of seven tones built on a tonic key
Noun
Opposite of lake
Verb
Opposite of to emit or cause to emit sound
“Katie had to wait for the bell to quieten before she could speak to her students.”
Verb
Opposite of to declare loudly, openly or publicly
“Instead, she would suppress information regarding the dire economic situation facing the nation.”
Verb
Opposite of to pronounce vocally
“I've always had a tendency to trip over words or mispronounce words that I can say perfectly well in my head.”
Verb
Opposite of to declare loudly, openly or publicly
Verb
Opposite of to make or cause to make a loud, harsh sound
Verb
Opposite of to enquire into someone or something closely
Verb
Opposite of to make a sound, usually with an instrument
“The saxophones and the flutes would stop with a single abrupt wave of the conductor's hand.”
Verb
Opposite of to outwardly look or be perceived as
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