What is the opposite of state?

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Noun
Opposite of a nation or territory considered as an organized political community under one government
“There is much conjecture on the ownership of unclaimed land bordering the two nations.”
Noun
Opposite of a dirty or untidy condition
“The neatness of public facilities in the area was unusual for a location notorious for issues with litterbugs.”
Noun
Opposite of an agitated or anxious condition
“The ocean always seemed to bring her a sense of calmness and happiness whenever life threw her a curveball.”
Noun
Opposite of high social status or position
“He exudes an air of unimportance, perhaps to lull others into a false sense of security.”
Noun
Opposite of a particular state, period, or condition in life
Noun
(the community) Opposite of a group of people typically sharing the same social values
“One person can make a difference, but perhaps, not as much as two.”
Noun
Opposite of a state or period of uncontrolled excitement or wild behavior
Noun
Opposite of a difficult, unpleasant, or embarrassing situation
Noun
Opposite of a state of nervous excitement, confusion, or distress
Noun
Opposite of an area of land under the jurisdiction of a ruler or state
Noun
Opposite of a country or state
“A non-ecumene that is not currently settled by anybody, may receive immigrants and become by definition part of the ecumene.”
Noun
Opposite of the way in which a person lives
“I had to make a split with my old way of life as it was proving to be detrimental to my life.”
Noun
Opposite of a temporary state of mind or feeling
Noun
Opposite of a sudden burst of intense emotion
“Her favorite character is Data, an android who, for all his emotionlessness, has a great curiosity about being human.”
Verb
(mumble) Opposite of to express something definitely or clearly in speech or writing
“I heard her mumble something under her breath as she was escorted out of the building.”
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(suppress) Opposite of to express something definitely or clearly in speech or writing
“He has made a concerted effort to suppress information that others seek to have openly published.”
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(mislead) Opposite of to express something definitely or clearly in speech or writing
“The defendant has done everything in his power to mislead and pervert the course of justice.”
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Opposite of to state explicitly
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Opposite of to specify or require as a condition
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Opposite of to speak or to use words to express
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Opposite of to express by using a particular form or arrangement of words
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Opposite of to assume or consider that something is true or correct
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Opposite of to present formally for discussion or consideration
“The politician would recant his statement when it caused a public outcry.”
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Opposite of to state as a fact, usually forcefully
“Their answer was for Boothby to write to The Times, where he would deny all allegations outright.”
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Opposite of to say as a further remark
“He would conceal a secret and take it to his grave.”
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Opposite of to give an account of
“Stay awhile and listen!”
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Opposite of to state a fact or belief confidently and forcefully
“Some theorists speculate that the universe will end in a big crunch when everything collapses in on itself.”
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Opposite of to precisely state or describe the nature, scope, or meaning of
“Elymas, whose name means astrologer, opposed them and tried to distort the meaning of the faith so that the governor wouldn't believe.”
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Opposite of to convey or express in a particular way or manner
“I understand that you don't quite agree with that?”
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Opposite of to state positively and assertively
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Opposite of to make a remark based on one's observation
“She wanted to put forward her opinion, but she would clam up for fear of judgment.”
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Opposite of to convey or express in a particular way or manner
“The artist, generalizing from the facts of experience, combines concrete symbols absurdly so as to nonsensify pragmatic reality.”
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Opposite of to establish or stipulate as a previous condition
“Is the contract rigid enough to prevent any deviations from our agreement?”
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Opposite of to utter words using speech
“You must be quiet when the interviewer asks you not to say anything.”
Verb
Opposite of to give reasons or cite evidence in support of an idea, action, or theory
“The law provides for the reduction of penalties, as long as the taxpayer will agree to fully accept the charges laid.”
Adjective
Opposite of pomp and ceremony associated with the monarchy or high levels of government
“It was just an informal address to the nation to assure everyone that the Queen was well after her fall.”
Adjective
Opposite of of, or provided by, the state rather than an independent, commercial company
“They now have to lease the trains that they use, principally from three private companies.”
Adjective
Opposite of characteristic of, or related to, a particular nation
“The international agency polices the development of atomic energy facilities.”
Adjective
Opposite of of or concerning the regions outside the capital city of a country, especially when regarded as unsophisticated or narrow-minded
Adjective
Opposite of not spiritual or religious
Adjective
Opposite of relating to the government or public affairs of a country
Adjective
Opposite of extending or reaching throughout a whole nation
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