What is the opposite of performance?

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Noun
(mass noun) Opposite of the execution or accomplishment of a task or series of tasks
“Constant failure in the industry had prompted him to rethink his career and consider a change.”
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Opposite of the capabilities or efficiency of a machine or product
“This pitch has done nothing but display the ineffectiveness of your product.”
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Opposite of the realization or fulfilment of a plan or project
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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.”
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Opposite of a clear demonstration of one's emotion, skill, or quality
“Surely nobody could expect the concealment of his supreme talent to continue forever.”
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Opposite of a performance, typically on stage and involving music
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Opposite of a state of agitation or fuss, especially about something unimportant
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Opposite of something done
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Opposite of a set sequence in a performance
“They produced spontaneity and randomness in a performance that must have required hours upon hours of study and rehearsal.”
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Opposite of an extravagant or eccentric piece of music, literature, or drama
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Opposite of the mechanics of a movement or action
“There was a significant degree of inflexibility in his movements, and the coach knew then and there that he would never make it as an athlete.”
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Opposite of a visually striking performance or display
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Opposite of the action of fulfilling a responsibility or duty
“If the employee is unfit for work due to illness the nonfulfilment of his duties of course does not constitute a breach of the contract.”
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Opposite of a staged form of entertainment
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Opposite of something performed successfully with effort, skill, or courage
“A wholly unusual and uncommercial film, it was a spectacular failure upon release.”
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Opposite of the process or activity of running a business, organization, etc
“Any town officer may be removed from office by the supreme court for any misconduct, maladministration, malfeasance, or malversation in office.”
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Opposite of daytime performance
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Opposite of a prescribed order for performing a ritual ceremony, especially one characteristic of a particular religion or Church
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Opposite of a creative or artistic work or production
“The controversial artist produced an abomination of pure mediocrity with his latest painting.”
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Opposite of a character, role or appearance that is affected by someone
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Opposite of a public display of emotion or anger
“I was shocked when I was met with calm instead of the usual tantrum from my son.”
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Opposite of the use or application of a faculty, right, or process
“It is a misapplication of his powers, which it also cripples, and teases away his hearers.”
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Opposite of the act of fulfilling (one's obligation, duty or responsibility)
“His dismissal was allegedly due to the unfulfillment of his responsibilities.”
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Opposite of the act of being in operation
“At the time, I dismissed it as some malfunction of my watch but quickly realized that we all had our time frames altered by people.”
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