What is the opposite of game?

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Noun
Opposite of an activity that one engages in for amusement or fun
“My job is to look after the kids.”
Noun
Opposite of an event in which people compete, typically for amusement and for a prize
Noun
Opposite of an illegal or dishonest scheme
Noun
Opposite of a contest in which people or teams compete against each other in a particular sport
“The mystery room is a complicated puzzle that requires collaborative work to solve.”
Noun
Opposite of an organized competition or activity usually performed for the enjoyment of a mass of people
“Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic engaged in some funny banter during an exhibition that was organized on the eve of The Australian Open.”
Noun
Opposite of a pleasant or amusing pastime or activity
Noun
Opposite of a contest held to establish someone's, or something's, superiority or supremacy
“A sextet of artists come together in this unique collaboration, which is documented in a limited-edition book.”
Noun
Opposite of a strategy worked out in advance to achieve a goal
“I had to rely on improvisation as I was given very little to work with during my presentation.”
Noun
Opposite of a field or domain of activity or interest
Noun
Opposite of an animal pursued by a hunter, hound, predatory mammal, or bird of prey
Noun
Opposite of something that can be played with, or that provides amusement
Noun
Opposite of a secret plot, typically devious in nature
Noun
Opposite of the domain in which something or someone is active
Noun
Opposite of a recreational diversion
“I worked in a public relations firm, downtown in the World Trade Center, and it was my daily grind.”
Noun
Opposite of a lack of seriousness, especially in the context of fun or entertainment
Noun
Opposite of an overwhelming majority of votes for one party or candidate in an election
Adjective
Opposite of having the temerity to do something new or challenging
“I really must advise you in advance, the dish is not for timid eaters.”
Adjective
Opposite of eager, prepared or willing to do or have something
“He had poor eye contact and was generally uncooperative and unwilling to be interviewed.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing a resolute, unyielding spirit
“Thiem appeared to forget the rules of the game and only put in a half-hearted effort to return Zverev's stroke.”
Adjective
(of a limb) Opposite of injured or lame
“The young father of five lay still on the bed in the Intensive Care Unit, his unscathed body belying the damage inside.”
Adjective
Opposite of showing or characterized by great energy, spirit and movement
Adjective
Opposite of unable to walk properly
Adjective
Opposite of having a reasonable chance of success
Adjective
Opposite of spirited or plucky
Adjective
Opposite of having a predisposition to argue or engage in confrontations
Adjective
Opposite of frolicsome
Adjective
Opposite of willing to be of assistance
Verb
Opposite of to play video games
“I have to work night and day just to make ends meet.”
Verb
Opposite of to bet money or something else in a gamble
Verb
Opposite of to stake (an amount of money) in a bet
Verb
Opposite of to gamble
“Jarrod is the kind of guy who likes to play it safe.”
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