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What is the opposite of observance?

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Opposite of the observing of, or adhering to, a rule, law or custom
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Opposite of a prescribed order for performing a ceremony
Opposite of the state or quality of being submissive
Opposite of the quality of being religious or pious, especially when zealous
Opposite of a sacred act or ceremony in Christianity
Opposite of a state of consciousness or knowledge of something
“It suggests considerable unawareness of his danger that, when taken, he was wearing an Agnus Dei and in possession of a papal bull.”
Opposite of a traditional or accepted way of behaving, specific to a particular society, place, or time
“Any deviation from the dogmatic vision would inevitably result in major changes to religious practices.”
Opposite of strong belief or conviction in the deity or doctrines of a religion
“On the contrary, Gora believed that the denial of self was not present in his atheism.”
Opposite of the state of being receptive to suggestion or new ideas
Opposite of reverence for something or someone
“His treason was considered blasphemy towards his king and country.”
Opposite of the belief in, and worship of, a deity or superhuman controlling power
Opposite of the characteristic of being willing to consider new and different ideas or opinions
Opposite of the action of celebrating an important day or event
“A protest would be held, with demonstrators calling on the national students' organization to revise its no-platform policies.”
Opposite of the customary or correct method or procedure
“With legal impropriety, the judge bullied the jury into a finding of guilty.”
Opposite of the remembering or commemoration of a dead person
“The seat on the left has held Roosevelt the friend of labor, rememberer of the forgotten, reformer, and crusader.”
Opposite of habitual or customary practice, especially as creating a right, obligation, or standard
Opposite of the act of fulfilling (one's obligation, duty or responsibility)
“His dismissal was allegedly due to the unfulfillment of his responsibilities.”
Opposite of a steady, intent look
“She reacted with a sudden intake of breath, a lurch of her heart, and a blinking of her eyes.”
Opposite of the state of being answerable to a superior
“The agency represents a tremendous power and total unaccountability to anyone.”
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