What is the opposite of will?

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Noun
Opposite of the faculty by which a person decides on and initiates action
“There are frequent complaints about unwillingness to work, lack of entrepreneurialism and aversion to risk.”
Noun
Opposite of the thing that one desires or ordains
“If you had been at one of those meetings, you could have expressed your undesire to have something like this occur.”
Noun
Opposite of a deliberate or fixed desire or intention
“The negative babysitting experience left him with a sense of desirelessness for parenthood.”
Noun
Opposite of one's conscious intent or volition
“In this unintentionality of his, I take his cryptic style of montage to be of paramount importance for its pointed effect on us.”
Noun
Opposite of control over one's actions or emotions
Noun
Opposite of the unwavering strength of will to carry out one's wishes
Noun
Opposite of the power of acting without the constraint of necessity or fate
Noun
Opposite of the state of being purposeful
Noun
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.”
Noun
Opposite of having a strong commitment to a cause
“He played with utter indifference and apathy because he knew that this was his last season with the club.”
Noun
Opposite of the emotional or mental qualities necessary in dealing with difficult or distressing situations
Vulnerability can be a curse in a hostile environment.”
Noun
Opposite of a personal valuation based on a strong liking
“Add to that their intense personal dislike for one another, and you have an explosive mix.”
Noun
Opposite of a formal indication of a choice between two or more candidates or courses of action
Noun
Opposite of the capacity to make an informed, uncoerced decision
“There is a limitation on what I can discuss in the public domain at this stage.”
Noun
Opposite of controlled behavior
“When we eat merely for pleasure, we go beyond the demands of nature, and are in danger of being led into all the evils of intemperance.”
Noun
Opposite of sometimes also, an authoritative request
Noun
Opposite of a person's moral or emotional nature or sense of identity
“I was given the power to endure whatever lay ahead of me, and it did not matter where my physical body would be.”
Noun
Opposite of the mental ability to handle or recover quickly from hardship
“Self-pity and defeatism are quickly banished from his mind whenever they turn up.”
Noun
Opposite of the ability to control oneself, in particular one's emotions and desires, especially in difficult situations
Noun
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.”
Verb
Opposite of to choose to do
“Homer tells Bart and Lisa they need not try if their best results in failure.”
Verb
Opposite of to give, especially by way of a will after one's passing
“He openly admits that he will withhold his wealth, and ultimately give it to a charity of his choice instead of his own children.”
Verb
Opposite of expressing inevitable events
“I try to bring a little mystery to what might happen because that engages people more.”
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Opposite of to (attempt to) mentally cause to happen
“The caterers spent the entire time flapping their arms in a furious, but futile attempt to discourage the flies from landing on their foods.”
Verb
Opposite of to give, especially by way of a will after one's passing
Verb
Opposite of to provide, or transfer possession of, something to someone
“The snobbish community would selfishly withhold their time and money, ignoring the family in their time of need.”
Verb
Opposite of to be a certainty or very likely
“It cannot be true that an act or choice may have a complex character, on account of complexity in the motives that induce it.”
Verb
Opposite of to provide with money, funds or finances
Verb
Opposite of to feel or express a strong desire or hope for something that is not currently in existence
“Pablo would choose to spurn their offer for protection in return for inside information.”
Verb
Opposite of to endow with a quality, ability, or asset
“Claims that the woman invoked a loa to curse him with insanity are invalidated by a complete lack of proof that he ever became insane.”
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