What is the opposite of expectation?

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Opposite of a strong belief that something will happen or be the case
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Opposite of a quality in a work of fiction that arouses excited expectation or uncertainty about what may happen
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Opposite of the act or state of looking forward to some occurrence
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Opposite of the chance of something unpleasant happening
“There is a distinct unlikelihood that lightning will strike the same place twice.”
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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.”
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Opposite of complete trust or confidence in someone or something
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Opposite of something done to get ready for an event or undertaking
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Opposite of a hope or ambition of achieving something
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Opposite of addiction to drink or drugs
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Opposite of a state or end that seemingly has been decided beforehand
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Opposite of an estimate or forecast of a future situation based on a study of present trends
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