What is the opposite of tenacious?

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Opposite of stubborn or persistent
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Opposite of tending to adhere to objects upon contact
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Opposite of sticking to an opinion, purpose, or course of action in spite of reason, arguments, or persuasion
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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 having a good ability to remember
“You're going to have to remind me who you are because I have a forgetful mind.”
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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 not showing weakness or uncertainty
“His nervousness was apparent when he spoke with a shaky voice.”
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Opposite of passionately motivated to achieve goals
“Steven was mostly apathetic when it came to working towards his stated goals.”
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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 making continual and persistent demands
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Opposite of determined or passionate in interests or endeavors
“Julia had set many goals for herself but appeared indifferent when it came to achieving them.”
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Opposite of continuing or persisting in the same state
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Opposite of persistent or pressing, often annoyingly so
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Opposite of having or showing care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties
“All the best ideas are based on the premise that people are fundamentally lazy, and would rather be on their sofa than anywhere else.”
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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 a thick, sticky consistency between solid and liquid
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Opposite of tending to unite
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(of a person or animal) Opposite of able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions
“Despite enduring a sickly childhood Charles matured into a strong-willed Stuart monarch and an advocate of the divine right of kings.”
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