What is the opposite of persistent?

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Opposite of continuing stubbornly in an opinion or course of action in spite of challenges
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Opposite of continuing to exist or occur over a prolonged period
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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.”
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Opposite of difficult to move, remove, or cure
“That moveable desk should be easily disposed of and replaced with a new one.”
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Opposite of making continual and persistent demands
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Opposite of lasting or intended to last and remain unchanged forever
“Understanding that pain is temporary will enable you to endure the workout.”
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Opposite of having or showing care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties
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Opposite of refusing to change one's position, attitude or opinion
“Ian was very giving in sharing his toys with his best friend, Sarah.”
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Opposite of earnest and persistent in nature
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Opposite of severe or intense
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Opposite of never tiring or lacking energy
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Opposite of compulsively motivated
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Opposite of very difficult or impossible to forget
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Opposite of exhibiting passion and enthusiasm
“The author's works were mediocre and could only attract an apathetic readership.”
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Opposite of having deep roots
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Opposite of having existed for a long time
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Opposite of total and complete
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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.”
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(of an illness) Opposite of persisting for a long time or constantly recurring
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Opposite of everlasting, eternal
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