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What is the opposite of stimulation?

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Noun
Opposite of something that stimulates or arouses activity, feelings or energy
Noun
Opposite of something that motivates or provokes a person or thing into action
“He thinks leaving large sums of money to children serves as a disincentive to go out and do great things on their own.”
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Opposite of a feeling of excitement, happiness, or elation
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Opposite of an instance of something being restored to a former ideal or optimal state
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing that has an uplifting influence on one's intellect, emotion or creativity
“She initially considered him to be a hindrance, but he would turn out to be a pillar of support.”
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Opposite of something that is the source that produces a result
“The degenerationists hold that savagery is the result of degeneration from a superior state.”
Noun
Opposite of a sudden feeling of excitement and pleasure
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Opposite of a thrill of pleasurable, often reckless, excitement
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Opposite of the revitalization of something, typically into a former state
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Opposite of the act of having an elevated stimulus upon one's intellect, emotion or creativity
“I am sometimes struck by periods of uninspiredness as an artist, but it rarely lasts.”
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Opposite of the act of furthering or helping forward
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Opposite of a sense of thrill or excitement
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(figurative) Opposite of something that provides a stimulus to the mind or soul
“I am surprised that this fluff actually passed the chief editor's approval.”
Noun
Opposite of that which is discerned through one's senses
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Opposite of familiarization or exposure leading to heightened excitation or sensitivity
Noun
Opposite of something that promotes action or activity, especially in an official capacity
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Opposite of a feeling of nervousness or restlessness
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(general or positive) Opposite of a feeling or sensation of great thrill or pleasure
“They watch football to lose themselves in the game and take a break from the everyday monotony of their lives.”
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Opposite of arousal on a primal level
“As if he could turn his state from arousal to non-arousal in a second, Blake stood up ignoring Hannah as he looked at his cell phone.”
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