What is the opposite of anticipation?

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Opposite of the act of expecting or anticipating
Opposite of the action of expecting something
Opposite of enthusiasm to do or to have something
Opposite of a state of having positive beliefs or happy thoughts
Opposite of a feeling of optimism
“Joe was quickly filled with pessimism when his family walked into the ward with tears streaming down their faces.”
Opposite of the possibility or likelihood of some future event occurring
Opposite of the emotion of feeling tense from anticipation
“How can we overcome the general ennui associated with the thought of another incredibly boring day ahead?”
Opposite of denotes an awareness to a fact or situation
“What it cannot survive is our indifference to, or unawareness of, the evidence that such a plot has succeeded.”
Opposite of a feeling that something, often of undesirable nature, is going to happen
Opposite of obstruction of action, access, or approach
Opposite of a thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof
“You can't escape the fact that mass tourism is ruining the very things it wants to celebrate.”
Opposite of preventive measures
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