What is the opposite of hope?

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Noun
Opposite for a belief or desire that something either can or will happen
“There was some doubt that Jerry would make it out of the cave alive.”
Noun
Opposite for an optimistic expectation of something that might occur in the future
“Joe was quickly filled with pessimism, when his family walked into the ward with tears streaming down their faces.”
Verb
Opposite for to expect or want something to happen
“It is not good enough for these politicians to walk away and ignore the situation.”
Noun
Opposite for a person or thing that is a source of hope
“I had no hope in him as he was a dud.”
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