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What is the opposite of care?

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Noun
(someone or something) Opposite of the state of supervising, protecting, and maintaining the health and welfare of
“Due to her negligence, Lily had lost the rights to her children.”
Noun
Opposite of complete and focused attention, usually to avoid the risk of hurt or damage
“His inattentiveness nearly cost the team the game at the very last second.”
Noun
Opposite of judiciousness in the manner in which one thinks before acting or speaking
“Time and time again, it has been proven that the injudiciousness of your actions has led to the unnecessary damage of public property.”
Noun
(count noun) Opposite of a feeling of worry or anxiety
“Despite the results not falling her way, there was a sense of carefreeness about her, and she was convinced that everything would still be ok.”
Noun
Opposite of a humanitarian treatment or consideration for others
“His actions speak volumes about his blatant disregard for his fellow men.”
Noun
Opposite of a feeling of worry or anxiety
Noun
Opposite of the quality of being kind, warm-hearted, or gentle
Noun
Opposite of the protective care or guardianship of someone or something
Noun
Opposite of kindness or compassion in one's manner or actions
Noun
Opposite of protection from harm, damage, loss, or theft
Noun
Opposite of the action of preserving the state or security of something (or someone)
Noun
Opposite of careful movement or thought
Noun
Opposite of the process or act of managing, running or governing (something)
Noun
Opposite of a protection or patronage
Noun
Opposite of affection or liking for, or towards, someone
Noun
Opposite of anxious care or concern for someone or something
“The lighted candles and dim red light of the sanctuary give a feeling of intense serenity.”
Noun
Opposite of the responsibility for and control of a company or organization
“Spectacularly inspired mismanagement by airline executives actually deserves much of the blame for the state of the industry.”
Noun
Opposite of help or kindness afforded to someone, or the fact of being helpful or kind
Noun
The action of overseeing something
Noun
Opposite of the state of being judicious
Noun
Opposite of intense sorrow, especially caused by someone's death
Noun
Opposite of the protective care or guardianship of someone or something
“More needs to be done about the neglect of children in foster care.”
Noun
Opposite of the act or nature of showing care or kind regard for others
“He showed immense callousness for his fellow men when he deserted them on the battlefield.”
Verb
(care for) Opposite of to look after
“It was a common trait among the male species to abandon its young family once they were old enough to fend for themselves.”
Verb
(care for) Opposite of to manage or be in charge of
“When it became clear that he was suffering from Alzheimer's, Barry decided to relinquish many of the company's most valuable accounts to his protege.”
Verb
(clausal, followed by for or about) Opposite of to place an emphasis of concern, interest or importance on someone or something
“The best thing to do is to disregard all the negative noise and focus on getting the fundamentals right.”
Verb
Opposite of to object to
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