What is the opposite of expectation?

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Noun
Opposite of a strong belief that something will happen or be the case
“There was never any doubt that they would come good at the business end of the season.”
Noun
Opposite of the possibility or likelihood of some future event occurring
“There is a final wail of despair at the unlikelihood of any change for good being effected.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of expecting or anticipating
“To everyone's surprise, I turned up to the party despite my illness.”
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Opposite of a belief that someone should behave in a particular way
“His emotional detachment to his son was evident after his divorce.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of postulating or something postulated
Noun
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.”
Noun
Opposite of the action of expecting something
Noun
Opposite of an intention for which something is hoped to be accomplished
“Their indifference may be due to the fact that they see the sheer pointlessness of this program.”
Noun
Opposite of the quality of being sanguine
Noun
Opposite of the prospect for the future
Noun
Opposite of a feeling that something, often of undesirable nature, is going to happen
Noun
Opposite of a hope or ambition of achieving something
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Opposite of the future destined for a person or thing
“Neo's choice was to take the red pill and learn the real truth about their existence.”
Noun
Opposite of a person's predestined situation or status in life
Noun
Opposite of an estimate or forecast of a future situation based on a study of present trends
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