What is the opposite of motivation?

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Noun
Opposite of a reason or incentive for acting or behaving in a particular way
“He thinks leaving large sums to children serves as a disincentive for them to go out and do great things on their own.”
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Opposite of desire or willingness to do something
“The government's unwillingness to take action has left it up to states.”
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Opposite of an end goal or ambition
“I reflected on the pointlessness of working in the job that I do and found that I am completely and utterly unfulfilled.”
Noun
Opposite of a determination or motivation (to do something)
“His announcement that he would run for President would be met with surprising indifference.”
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Opposite of a (clear) purpose or reason for an endeavor
“There was a noticeable level of confusion in the theme of the event.”
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Opposite of something that is the source that produces a result
“The degenerationists hold that savagery is the result of degeneration from a superior state.”
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Opposite of an ambition or hope
“Demoralising idleness and the humiliation of charity or relief work left the unemployed dispirited, apathetic, or divided.”
Noun
Opposite of determination and ambition to achieve something
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Opposite of an explanation of the basis or fundamental reasons for something
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(figurative) Opposite of something that provides a stimulus to the mind or soul
“I am surprised that this fluff actually passed the chief editor's approval.”
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Opposite of ardor or zeal inspired by passion or enthusiasm
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Opposite of the cause or latent beginning of a feeling, process, or condition
Noun
Opposite of the overwhelming desire or urge to advance one's own career or social status, usually at the expense of other personal interests or social growth
Noun
Opposite of determination or resolution
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