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What is the opposite of idea?

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Noun
Opposite of something created or imagined in the mind
“Fantasy seldom correlates with reality.”
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Opposite of an ideal example of someone or something
“Since stagnation is the antithesis of growth, it is also the antithesis of life.”
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Opposite of the object or goal of something
“Warnings on cigarette packets serve as a deterrent to would-be smokers.”
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Opposite of a concept or notion
“The case has drawn attention to the fact that many athletes face academic challenges.”
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Opposite of a feeling or suspicion
“It is clear that your ignorance of your children's whereabouts stems from your obsession and commitment to work.”
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Opposite of an estimation
“The article may have accuracy on its side but is sadly lacking in balance.”
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Opposite of a viewpoint or opinion
“Indeed, his refusal to cooperate provided additional evidence, if any were needed, of his cluelessness.”
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Opposite of a strategy or a well thought out consideration
“That last mistake has certainly cost us dearly.”
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Opposite of an interpretation of something created in the mind
“Your ignorance has rendered you incapable of responding positively to human interaction.”
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Opposite of an ambition or something that one hopes to achieve
“His father viewed the main problem in terms of financial strain on the family budget caused by his own unambition.”
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Opposite of a notion, impression or idea (of something)
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Opposite of the organization, identification, and interpretation of sensory information
“Official reaction was one of complete incomprehension as to how such a thing could even happen.”
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Opposite of an idea or a statement believed or assumed to be true
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Opposite of a belief or set of beliefs held and taught by a Church, political party, or other group
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Opposite of something which exists only as an idea
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Opposite of an assertion, especially one maintained in an argument
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Opposite of a feeling that something, often of undesirable nature, is going to happen
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Opposite of a strategy worked out in advance to achieve a goal
“I had to rely on improvisation as I was given very little to work with during my presentation.”
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Opposite of an intention for which something is hoped to be accomplished
“Their indifference may be due to the fact that they see the sheer pointlessness of this program.”
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Opposite of the basis or essence of something
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Opposite of a plan or suggestion, especially a formal or written one, put forward for consideration by others
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Opposite of a person or thing viewed as a model of excellence
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Opposite of a goal or purpose
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Opposite of an outline or image universally applicable to a general conception
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Opposite of a plan or drawing of the function or workings of something to be produced
“Please tell me how I can use what looks like just a bunch of scribble on a piece of paper.”
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Opposite of that which is intended, such as an aim or a goal
“Even implied destiny is constantly thwarted, as the accidentalness of life continually interrupts the possibility of a shared and meaningful future.”
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Opposite of information or familiarity about a subject
“Businessmen habitually complain about the economic illiteracy of the public, and with good reason.”
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Opposite of an unfounded or tentative belief or idea
“I can say with absolute certainty that we will reach our targets by the end of the year.”
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Opposite of intention or purpose
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Opposite of a moral principle that governs the conduct of a person or organization
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Opposite of a concept or idea based on a premise
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Opposite of an idea about something, especially one that is written down or expressed
“There is relatively little difference by age in the distribution of those who feel they have a very good understanding of science and technology.”
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Opposite of the principal purpose or theme of a course of action or line of reasoning
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Opposite of serious thought or consideration
“They moved with heedlessness and dreamlike courage towards the doom they had so assiduously courted.”
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Opposite of an aim, intention or purpose
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Opposite of an unrivaled or matchless person or thing
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Opposite of an overall perspective, either in totality or in summary
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Opposite of a project or undertaking, especially a bold or complex one
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Opposite of an impulsive or illogical desire
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Opposite of a perception or judgment of a situation
“It was my misunderstanding that the shop would be open on a public holiday.”
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Opposite of a person or thing that is being discussed, described, or dealt with
“Tom is neither the subject nor the protagonist of the story but merely an auxiliary that serves to illustrate Nick's relationship problems.”
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Opposite of a model by which others are compared and aspire to
“They were also quick to slam the high-spending pop star whom they considered to be a bad example for youngsters.”
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