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What is the opposite of affecting?

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Opposite of producing strong feelings and emotions
Opposite of causing, or suggestive of, melancholy or unhappiness
Opposite of providing inspiration
Opposite of causing great (emotional) pain, anguish or distress
Opposite of producing strong emotion, especially sadness or sympathy
“The poem depicts a character in unemotional scenes, and it affords a model of normal morality.”
Opposite of producing powerful feelings or strong, clear images in the mind
“As the conversation progressed, Alice felt a vague sense of unease, since she reluctantly found herself believing that Abhay's point made some sense.”
Opposite of providing inspiration
“We can barely remember what Joe was talking about during his largely uninspiring speech.”
Opposite of eliciting feelings of tenderness and sympathy
Opposite of persuasive or forceful in speech or writing
Opposite of indicating pertinence to two or more parties
“This is a frivolous matter unrelated to our family.”
(rare) Opposite of instigating the curiosity or attention of someone
“I am sure the new Star Wars movie will be boring Robert who dislikes science fiction.”
Opposite of present participle for to influence, usually emotionally
“You almost have to desensitize yourself to the madness just to stay sane.”
Opposite of present participle for to make a false show or pretense of
“He tries hard to fulfill duties that represent honesty and kindness.”
(somewhat rare) Opposite of present participle for to be a regular patron or visitor of
“Grey Worm would openly shun the attention given to him by Missandei, though deep down he desired her.”
(rare) Opposite of present participle for to have an attraction to or feel affection for someone
“I despise that woman who so vehemently defended my close friend's tormentor.”
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