What is the opposite of expectation?

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