What is the opposite of persevering?

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Adjective
Opposite of tending to persevere
Adjective
Opposite of having or displaying resolve
“I have my doubts that you are going to succeed because you seem like a very weak-willed person.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing tenacity and grim persistence
Adjective
Opposite of refusing to change one's position, attitude or opinion
“Ian was very giving in sharing his toys with his best friend, Sarah.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties
Adjective
Opposite of passionately motivated to achieve goals
“Steven was mostly apathetic when it came to working towards his stated goals.”
Adjective
Opposite of making continual and persistent demands
Adjective
Opposite of exhibiting passion and enthusiasm
“The author's works were mediocre and could only attract an apathetic readership.”
Adjective
Opposite of persistent or pressing, often annoyingly so
Adjective
Opposite of continuing indefinitely without stopping
Adjective
Opposite of having the ability to accept or tolerate delays, problems, or suffering
“The impatient man lost it and started shrieking after getting fed up with the bus that was always late.”
Adjective
Opposite of wishing to do one's work or duty well and thoroughly
Adjective
Opposite of unable to be stopped
Adjective
Opposite of showing no signs of weariness even after long hard effort
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to persist steadfastly in pursuit of an undertaking, task, journey, or goal, even if hindered by distraction, difficulty, obstacles, or discouragement
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