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What is the opposite of handling?

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Noun
(mismanagement) Opposite of the process or act of managing, running or governing (something)
Noun
(impotence) Opposite of the process or act of managing, running or governing (something)
Noun
Opposite of the manner in which an organization or activity is managed or directed
“The Council's inaction has allowed a worsening of conditions at the spot.”
Noun
Opposite of the action of overseeing something
Noun
Opposite of proficiency or mastery in executing a task or skill
“I'm plodding on with the street scene, painting, and it's beginning to come to life in spite of my tremulous incompetence.”
Noun
Opposite of the action of taking responsibility
“No sane man, no reasonable man, will advocate the shirking of work or the shirking of duty.”
Noun
Opposite of the management or guidance of someone or something
Noun
Opposite of the manner in which someone behaves towards or deals with someone or something
Noun
Opposite of the faculty of perception through physical contact, especially with the fingers
“The stinging sensation he had experienced before became an acute pain, accompanied by an unpleasant numbness in his hands as if they were turning to ice.”
Noun
Opposite of the repeated usage of something
“The machine was still in great condition after years of maintenance and preservation in the factory.”
Noun
(mass noun) Opposite of the sense of touch
“You can differentiate a banana from a plantain by taste.”
Noun
Opposite of a particular manner or style of doing something
“The cutlery was carelessly shoved onto the table in an uneven and chaotic mess.”
Verb
Opposite of to examine through the sense of touch
“The customer did not purchase the dress after ignoring its superior fabric.”
Verb
(caring for) Opposite of managing or being in charge of
“Robert was in the process of relinquishing many of the company's most valuable accounts to his protege.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to feel or manipulate with the hands
Adjective
Opposite of actively engaged in an assigned task, duty or occupation
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