What is the opposite of keen?

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Adjective
Opposite of having or showing eagerness or enthusiasm towards doing something
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“It was a sign to the recruiter that Bill was apathetic to the role when he presented unshaven and in casual attire for the interview.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing eagerness or enthusiasm towards an activity
“I was just a casual follower of tennis, but a fanatic enthusiast of basketball.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or demonstrating an unwavering devotion toward someone or something
“I'm pretty fickle when it comes to supporting my country during the Olympics.”
Adjective
(obtuse) Opposite of having or showing great perception or insight
“If you have a point, you sure have an obtuse way of explaining it!”
Adjective
(of a sense) Opposite of having or showing great perception or insight
“Due to his age, little Gip may have weak eyes, but he still whips his tail into a frenzy when he sees me.”
Adjective
Opposite of significant or extreme in degree or intensity
“In spite of her frugal spendings, Eva only had a moderate urge to shop, preferring instead to use her time to upkeep her house.”
Adjective
Opposite of harshly sarcastic or satirical in nature
“It started with a tweet which turned into a mild piece of fake news.”
Adjective
(keen on) Opposite of having an attraction to
“I have a deep physical attraction towards Boris, but I'm completely indifferent to his personality.”
Adjective
(of the edge or point of a blade) Opposite of having a sharp or pointed edge
“You can't cut sashimi with a blunt knife!”
Adjective
(US, informal, dated) Opposite of the best of its kind or class
“This is an atrocious phone! The battery life does not even last a full day!”
Adjective
(of the air or wind) Opposite of extremely cold
“Let's organize a picnic if this mild weather lasts over the weekend.”
Adjective
(British, of prices) Opposite of extremely low in price as to be competitive
“I would love to expand our agenda in our itinerary but our budget just won't afford us those experiences with exorbitant prices!”
Adjective
Opposite of showing clever resourcefulness in practical matters, sometimes with guile
“He beat me down on the price. He got a bargain from a naive schoolboy and I still resent him now for that.”
Adjective
Opposite of very low or below average in temperature
Adjective
Opposite of vigorously keen or severe in expression or style
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing great perception or insight
“The surgeon reported that he would have temporarily impaired motor skills due to the accident.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing refined taste or good judgement
Verb
Opposite of to wail in grief for a deceased person
“We would rejoice at the resounding victory our team experienced over their long-standing rivals.”
Verb
Opposite of to shed tears, especially from being emotional
“I persistently laugh at the comedic genius of Robin Williams.”
Noun
(jubilation) Opposite of a long, loud, wavering cry or howl
“The crowd's jubilation after their championship triumph was deafening, but an experience worth savoring for a lifetime.”
Noun
(quiet) Opposite of a long, loud, wavering cry or howl
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