What is the opposite of achievement?

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Noun
Opposite of something performed successfully with effort, skill, or courage
“A wholly unusual and uncommercial film, it was a spectacular failure upon release.”
Noun
Opposite of the state of, or the act of working towards, the completion of a goal or objective
“The trust is projecting failure on four out of five key performance indicators set by the Government for financial performance.”
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Opposite of a making actual or really existent
Noun
Opposite of the achievement of an aim or goal
“He considered the training of his pet dog to be a great failure.”
Noun
Opposite of the carrying out of a plan, order, or course of action
Noun
Opposite of an achievement that requires great courage, skill, or strength
Noun
Opposite of a point of success or achievement
“Failing to qualify for the Olympics was the nadir of his sporting career.”
Noun
Opposite of the fulfillment of an action
“The fact that a local industrial tradition doesn't exist results in the nonfulfillment of work rules that are deemed normal in the parent company.”
Noun
Opposite of skill or ability in an activity
“Accusations of venality, incompetence and corruption dogged him throughout his career, and history has rarely been kind to him.”
Noun
Opposite of an end or final part or stage of something
“The beginning of the joke has to start strong, and then end with a clever punchline.”
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Opposite of fulfillment of one's wishes, expectations, or needs, or the pleasure derived from this
“Urquhart warmly expressed his displeasure over the slow progress of the siege.”
Noun
Opposite of the state or quality of being perfect
Noun
Opposite of the buying or obtaining of assets or objects
“We had one buyer who had put an offer contingent on the sale of his home.”
Noun
Opposite of a feeling or deep satisfaction from one's own achievements, or the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated
“I have nothing but shame for the wrongdoings and transgressions of my sons.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of fulfilling (one's obligation, duty or responsibility)
“His dismissal was allegedly due to the unfulfillment of his responsibilities.”
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Opposite of decorative domestic objects made by hand
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