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What is the opposite of expectation?

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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.”
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.”
Opposite of the act of expecting or anticipating
“To everyone's surprise, I turned up to the party despite my illness.”
Opposite of a belief that someone should behave in a particular way
“His emotional detachment to his son was evident after his divorce.”
Opposite of a statement of what will happen in the future
Opposite of a feeling that something, often of undesirable nature, is going to happen
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.”
Opposite of the quality of being sanguine
Opposite of the action of expecting something
Opposite of an estimate or forecast of a future situation based on a study of present trends
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.”
Opposite of a hope or ambition of achieving something
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.”
Opposite of a person's predestined situation or status in life
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