What is the opposite of resolution?

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Opposite of the quality of being determined or having a strong will
“In this vacuum of uncertainty and irresolution, business and investment decisions have been delayed, put on ice, or canceled altogether.”
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Opposite of a firm decision to do or not to do something
“Father's debts have put them in a bad position, and his unwillingness to change his lifestyle will continue to hurt them.”
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Opposite of the action of solving a problem or contentious matter
“In order to cope, maladaptive patterns of behavior are put in place, which contributes to the extension and prolonging of the problem and its treatment.”
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Opposite of the fact of continuing in an opinion or course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition
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Opposite of spirited and determined courage
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Opposite of a plan, or set of actions proposed or used to solve a problem
“I have a solution for your current predicament but you are not going to like it.”
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Opposite of usually contains one or more dark minerals, which may be mica, pyroxene, or amphibole
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Opposite of a final part of something, especially a period of time, an activity, or a story
“Excavation work at the beginning of the project led to disused cellars, old gas pipes, and old tramlines being unearthed.”
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Opposite of courage or enthusiasm, especially in the face of adversity
“That was a display of cowardice more than anything else, a bullying tactic carried out by some low-life with a weapon who would never know what it meant to be truly in charge.”
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Opposite of an end or final part or stage of something
“The beginning of the joke has to start strong, and then end with a clever punchline.”
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Opposite of an aim or end result that a person is trying to achieve
“I reflected on the pointlessness of working in the job that I do, and I realized that I was completely and utterly unfulfilled.”
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Opposite of a rule of conduct or action laid down by a governing authority
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Opposite of the degree of distinctness in the presentation of an object, image, or sound
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Opposite of an individual rule as part of a system of law or religious doctrine
“Mr. Wizard was arrested for practicing wizardry, a crime worthy of certain damnation in most parts.”
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Opposite of an official agreement intended to resolve a dispute or conflict
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Opposite of a decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal case or an inquest
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Opposite of a law that is passed
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Opposite of an authoritative decision or pronouncement, especially one made by a judge
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Opposite of the state, or an act, of stubbornness or doggedness
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Opposite of control of oneself, willpower
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Opposite of a hope or ambition of achieving something
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Opposite of the emotional or mental qualities necessary in dealing with difficult or distressing situations
Vulnerability can be a curse in a hostile environment.”
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Opposite of an aim, intention or purpose
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Opposite of the realization or fulfilment of a plan or project
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Opposite of the condition from which no further changes occur
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Opposite of a treaty agreeing to peace
“The president estimated that it would be prudent to prevent the escalation of conflict between the two regions.”
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Opposite of a detailed examination of the elements or structure of something
“A perfunctory glance at the headlines gave me a vague understanding of current affairs.”
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Opposite of the state of being inclined to compete, typically wanting to win
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Opposite of the inclination or ability to fight or struggle
“He argued that change could be brought about through pacifism and appeasement.”
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Opposite of the formal and final arrangement of an agreement
“Nurmagomedov revealed that there is already an ongoing negotiation between him, McGregor's camp, and the UFC regarding the potential fight.”
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Opposite of the process of pacifying
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Opposite of a statement or account that makes something clear
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Opposite of an authoritative order
“When I was a boy, my aunt, then a radio announcer, declined my request to play my favorite tune on air.”
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Opposite of the action or process of correcting something
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Opposite of that which is intended, such as an aim or a goal
“Even implied destiny is constantly thwarted, as the accidentalness of life continually interrupts the possibility of a shared and meaningful future.”
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Opposite of an end goal or ambition
“Some writers and voices in the media explain away the apparent purposelessness of today's youth by problematizing the younger generation.”
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Opposite of great effort expended towards a particular goal or aim
“Rabid zeal can be just as bad for a country as excessive laziness.”
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