What is the opposite of fulfillment?

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Opposite of the realization or fulfilment of a plan or project
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Opposite of the fulfillment of an action
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Opposite of a state of happiness and satisfaction
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Opposite of the act of fulfilling (one's obligation, duty or responsibility)
“His dismissal was allegedly due to the unfulfillment of his responsibilities.”
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Opposite of the observing of, or adhering to, a rule, law or custom
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Opposite of the result or consequence of an action or cause
“The source of the company's streamlined system of operations were the changes put in place a few months earlier.”
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Opposite of the fulfillment of an action
“The fact that a local industrial tradition doesn't exist results in the nonfulfillment of work rules that are deemed normal in the parent company.”
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Opposite of a state of perfect happiness or joy
“Maybe I should just put them out of their misery and just tell them the truth?”
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Opposite of something performed successfully with effort, skill, or courage
“A wholly unusual and uncommercial film, it was a spectacular failure upon release.”
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Opposite of the reaching of a goal through effort
“As a perfectionist, he felt that his less-than-perfect exam score was an unfulfillment of his diligence and application.”
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Opposite of the carrying out of a plan, order, or course of action
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Opposite of the act of providing satisfaction or gratification
“If they say they are unhappy with the negotiations, after all the sacrifices I made, then that would be the height of ingratitude.”
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Opposite of the action or process of completing or finishing something
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Opposite of the use or application of a faculty, right, or process
“It is a misapplication of his powers, which it also cripples, and teases away his hearers.”
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Opposite of freedom from worries or problems
“Not that the life of the monk is meant to be miserable but it is nevertheless a life of hardship and deprivation in which one must find his peace.”
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