What is the opposite of excitement?

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Noun
Opposite of a feeling of great enthusiasm and eagerness
“My complete disinterest in the sport doesn't mean I'm ignorant of the importance it bears in the character building of some men.”
Noun
(general or positive) Opposite of something that arouses a feeling of excitement
“They watch football to lose themselves in the game and take a break from the everyday monotony of their lives.”
Noun
(negative) Opposite of something that arouses a feeling of excitement
“She could perceive a calm amongst the crowd, as the fortress mounted a black banner, the ensign of the people.”
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Opposite of an urgent desire or interest
“There was apathy on several key issues such as ward cleanliness and compliance with good hand hygiene.”
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Opposite of arousal on a primal level
“As if he could turn his state from arousal to non-arousal in a second, Blake stood up ignoring Hannah as he looked at his cell phone.”
Noun
Opposite of a display of unnecessary or excessive excitement, activity, or interest
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Opposite of intensity of feeling, especially of anger or excitement
Noun
Opposite of an element providing interest and excitement
Noun
Opposite of a feeling of excitement, happiness, or elation
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Noun
Opposite of exciting or fast-paced activity
“We regret going to the event as it was filled with nothing but boredom.”
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Opposite of a quality or feeling of mystery or excitement
Noun
Opposite of something that arouses activity or energy in someone or something
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Opposite of great joy or pleasure
“The man's face is set in a displeased grimace, his brow furrowed in certain displeasure.”
Noun
Opposite of the quality of being eager or enthusiastic
Noun
Opposite of the state of thinking or hoping that something, especially something good, will happen
Noun
Opposite of the act of expecting or anticipating
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