What is the opposite of consummation?

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Noun
Opposite of the final stage of an extended process or course of events
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Opposite of the point at which something is complete or finalized
Noun
(mass noun) Opposite of the execution or accomplishment of a task or series of tasks
“Constant failure in the industry had prompted him to rethink his career and consider a change.”
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Opposite of an achievement that requires great courage, skill, or strength
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Opposite of the furthest or most extreme point or limit of something
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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 an instance of winning or having success
“This latest defeat will mean that she is no longer a contender for the world title.”
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Opposite of something performed successfully with effort, skill, or courage
“A wholly unusual and uncommercial film, it was a spectacular failure upon release.”
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Opposite of the result or consequence of an action or cause
“The source of the company's streamlined system of operations were the changes put in place a few months earlier.”
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Opposite of the achievement of an aim or goal
“He considered the training of his pet dog to be a great failure.”
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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.”
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Opposite of the carrying out of a plan, order, or course of action
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Opposite of the reaching of a goal through effort
“As a perfectionist, he felt that his less-than-perfect exam score was an unfulfillment of his diligence and application.”
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