Permeating refers to the process of spreading, diffusing, or penetrating throughout a substance or space. The antonyms for permeating indicate the opposite meaning, that is, restraining or preventing the spread of something. Some of the antonyms for permeating include blocking, halting, hindering, impeding, obstructing, and stopping. These words suggest that something is preventing the flow, diffusion, or spread of an idea, substance, or energy. They imply that there is resistance to the process of permeation and a lack of movement or continuity. In essence, they are opposite to the positive and progressive connotations of permeating.
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- adversary, antagonist, boss.