What is the opposite of expectations?

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Noun
Opposite of that to which any person or thing is destined
“He has overcome many challenges in his past to get to where he is today.”
Noun
Opposite of plural for 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 plural for 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 plural for the act of expecting or anticipating
“To everyone's surprise, I turned up to the party despite my illness.”
Noun
Opposite of plural for a belief that someone should behave in a particular way
“His emotional detachment to his son was evident after his divorce.”
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