What is the opposite of mettle?

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Noun
Opposite of courage or spirit
Noun
Opposite of the quality that enables a person to encounter danger with firmness
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Opposite of a person's temperament or state of mind, especially in terms of their being angry or calm
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Opposite of having a strong commitment to a cause
“He played with utter indifference and apathy because he knew that this was his last season with the club.”
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Opposite of the quality of being brave or confident without being reckless or thoughtless
“There is no reason for this other than craven cowardice in the face of power.”
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Opposite of the inclination or ability to fight or struggle
“He argued that change could be brought about through pacifism and appeasement.”
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Opposite of the quality of being determined or having a strong will
“In this vacuum of uncertainty and irresolution, business and investment decisions have been delayed, put on ice, or canceled altogether.”
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Opposite of a feeling of self-assurance arising from an appreciation of one's own abilities or qualities
“This insecurity persisted as I entered my teens, and my desire for the perfect body would consume my life.”
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Opposite of shrewd or spirited initiative and resourcefulness
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Opposite of the state of being inclined to compete, typically wanting to win
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Opposite of the mental ability to handle or recover quickly from hardship
“Self-pity and defeatism are quickly banished from his mind whenever they turn up.”
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Opposite of the emotional or mental qualities necessary in dealing with difficult or distressing situations
Vulnerability can be a curse in a hostile environment.”
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