What is the opposite of perseverance?

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Noun
Opposite of continuing in a course of action with determination
“But when his plan had almost succeeded his irresolution led to failure.”
Noun
Opposite of the quality of having a firm determination to do something
Noun
Opposite of the state of being obdurate, intractable, or stubbornly inflexible
Noun
Opposite of stubborn and unwilling to change one's ways or views
Noun
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.”
Noun
Opposite of an unwillingness to change one's behavior, attitude or opinion
Noun
Opposite of the emotional or mental qualities necessary in dealing with difficult or distressing situations
Vulnerability can be a curse in a hostile environment.”
Noun
Opposite of the state of being devoted to something
Noun
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.”
Noun
Opposite of the quality or state of being implacable
Noun
Opposite of the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, problems, or suffering without becoming annoyed or anxious
“Surprisingly, those in the queue behind me did not register the slightest display of impatience or displeasure.”
Noun
Opposite of the quality of being enduring and unchanging
“Poor wrist action is a major reason for inconsistency and a lack of distance in your game.”
Noun
Opposite of the quality of being willing to work hard
“I quickly succumb to the languor and indolence that harks back to a more leisurely era.”
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