What is the opposite of anticipated?

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Adjective
Opposite of expected to arrive
Adjective
Opposite of likely to happen at a future date
Adjective
Opposite of stated or estimated as likely to happen in the future
Adjective
Opposite of expected at or planned for at a certain time
Adjective
Opposite of having a greater-than-even chance of occurring
Adjective
Opposite of about to happen or appear
Adjective
Opposite of according to one's preferences or requirements
“They were given unspecified measurements, so they were uncertain as to whether to guess or proceed at all.”
Adjective
Opposite of reaching a date at which payment is due
“We have some undue bills that we don't have to worry about for a few weeks.”
Adjective
Opposite of being in accordance with one's prescribed or expected schedule
Adjective
Opposite of accepted by supposition rather than as a result of proof
“The TV executives predict a bonanza rating since both boxers are proven crowdpleasers.”
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of destined to hold a specified position
“The wife of the former president would reminisce fondly of the good old days when she was revered as the first lady.”
Verb
Opposite of to have expected
“I forgot that I was supposed to be at Bailey's audition.”
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Opposite of to have formed a mental picture of, or to have predicted
“I have drawn a blank when it comes to him winning tournaments due to his inferior skill.”
Verb
Opposite of to have formed a mental picture of, or to predict
“I drew a blank when it came to him winning the tournament due to his inferior skill.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to foresee or predict the future occurrence of something
“There is an asteroid heading towards earth, but I very much doubt that it will have much of an impact, let alone destroy the planet.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to look forward to
“I dread the day the world I thought I knew will be gone and what that will bring.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to act as a forerunner or precursor of
“Arthur's rite of passage in preparation for his reign would follow exactly that which was put in place for Edward V.”
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