What is the opposite of eagerness?

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Opposite of enthusiasm to do or to have something
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Opposite of the quality of being eager or enthusiastic
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Opposite of a mixture of style and energy
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Opposite of ardor or zeal inspired by passion or enthusiasm
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Opposite of intense and eager enjoyment, interest, or approval
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“Collective apathy towards the problems faced by our nation stems from the burden of self-aggrandizement.”
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Opposite of a feeling of self-assurance arising from an appreciation of one's own abilities or qualities
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Opposite of the quality or state of being prepared to do something
“So it was with great reluctance that I picked up this album and put it into my car stereo.”
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Opposite of courage or enthusiasm, especially in the face of adversity
“That was a display of cowardice more than anything else, a bullying tactic carried out by some low-life with a weapon who would never know what it meant to be truly in charge.”
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Opposite of intense and selfish desire for something, especially wealth, power, or food
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Opposite of the act of expecting or anticipating
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Opposite of the state of thinking or hoping that something, especially something good, will happen
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