What is the opposite of stimulating?

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Adjective
Opposite of encouraging or arousing interest or enthusiasm
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Opposite of having a renewing effect on the state of the body or mind
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Opposite of serving or likely to arouse a strong reaction
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Opposite of invigorating or stimulating
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Opposite of producing powerful feelings or strong, clear images in the mind
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Opposite of of, relating to, or expressing exciting romantic attraction, lust or desire
“I did not know what was going through his mind but the mood was completely unsexy.”
Adjective
Opposite of necessary for life
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Opposite of providing or showing creative or spiritual inspiration
“The constant failures would ultimately prove to have a demotivating effect on his confidence.”
Adjective
(of the weather) Opposite of cool, fresh, and invigorating
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Opposite of easy or enjoyable to read
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Opposite of causing great emotional or mental stimulation
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Opposite of full of substance or interest
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Opposite of titillating in nature
“She found his smelly feet to be rather repulsive.”
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Opposite of able to persuade
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Opposite of providing encouragement or emotional help
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Opposite of meriting deep reflection
“This is a lowbrow film catering to the simplest of minds.”
Verb
Opposite of to be triggering enthusiasm or eagerness
“The movie's plot was terrible and was boring us to death.”
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Opposite of to be arousing someone
“His body odor and lack of hygiene was repulsing her on every level.”
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Opposite of to be triggering a passionate feeling or reaction
“Harper was worked up at having lost her favorite doll, and her mother was in the process of calming her.”
Verb
(of a state or process) Opposite of present participle for to encourage the development of, or increased activity in, something
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