What is the opposite of enjoyment?

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Opposite of the state or process of taking pleasure in something
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Opposite of the action of possessing and benefiting from something
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Opposite of a condition or state of happiness, cheerfulness or optimism
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“There was a sense of collective sadness for the country as they continue to battle with extensive wildfires for months on end without respite.”
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Opposite of a high level of energy, enthusiasm, or liveliness
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Opposite of something done for pleasure or entertainment
“Accounting is a profession I engage in during the weekdays.”
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Opposite of a source of great satisfaction or enjoyment
“With all of the reality shows that make TV watching a complete bore, I was glad to finally see something new, fresh, absorbing and entertaining.”
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Opposite of denoting a strong feeling of emotional attachment
“He struggled with feelings of scorn and resentment towards his father who had neglected him during his childhood.”
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Opposite of an inessential, desirable item, typically expensive or difficult to obtain
“I don't even like using my cell phone, but it's a necessity I can't do without.”
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Opposite of the state of being thankful
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Opposite of one's own self-interest
“The King was warned not to proceed with war, but he ignored the advice to his detriment.”
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Opposite of a short period of enjoyment or wild behavior
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Opposite of an event or item that is out of the ordinary and gives great pleasure
“Early dinners are a routine for us and normally consist of a protein with roast vegetables.”
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