What is the opposite of potential?

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Adjective
Opposite of denotes a possibility or capacity to develop into something, but not actuality
“With such a terrible attitude, many experts argued that him reaching his potential was unlikely.”
Adjective
Opposite of displaying what is likely to develop in a desirable or successful way
“All he has shown thus far is that he will be a questionable asset to this company.”
Adjective
Opposite of achievable or able to be attained
Adjective
Opposite of likely to happen at a future date
Adjective
Opposite of appearing to be valid
“With everything pointing to the long haul, the actual results might be difficult to ascertain.”
Adjective
Opposite of hoping to become
Adjective
Opposite of beginning to develop
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Opposite of in the process of being made
Adjective
Opposite of in an early stage
Adjective
Opposite of suggested without being stated directly
Adjective
Opposite of that approaches or approach
Adjective
Opposite of subject to or involving chance variation
Adjective
Opposite of existing but not yet developed or manifest
“The intoxication was manifest, not so much in violent behavior as in slightly heightened color and increasing loquacity.”
Adjective
Opposite of coming into view or into existence
Noun
(mass noun) Opposite of an unrealized ability that may be developed and lead to success or something greater
“You will amount to very little if your incompetence does not diminish.”
Noun
Opposite of a possibility of something happening or being the case
“As a rule, an etheromaniac is never cured except by the impossibility of satisfying his passion.”
Noun
Opposite of the cause or latent beginning of a feeling, process, or condition
Noun
Opposite of the possibility of something unwelcome or unpleasant happening
“The market is booming, and there is a level of surety in the profitability of our investments.”
Noun
Opposite of the expectation of events to come
“Based on the data available, what are your thoughts on the history of the company?”
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