What is the opposite of wonder?

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Noun
Opposite of a feeling of amazement and admiration, caused by something beautiful, remarkable, or unfamiliar
“I watched with detached disinterest as Sean and Amber presented themselves to the audience and received their medallions from the organizers.”
Noun
Opposite of a feeling of concern or confusion, caused by something disturbing or perplexing
“There is an element of unsurprise among those of us who have experienced poverty in all its forms.”
Noun
Opposite of a thing or a quality of something that causes wonder
“While this may be perplexing to Western audiences, it's really just a normality for the intended audience.”
Noun
Opposite of a feeling of reverential respect mixed with fear or wonder
Noun
Opposite of the state of being bewildered or unclear in one's mind about something
“In practical terms, newly arrived trainees should be provided with clarification of their roles, and a clear description of what is expected of them.”
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing regarded as precious or special
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing regarded as the finest or most important in their sphere or group
“Grant used to be someone of importance, but he has shelved his notoriety to become a nobody.”
Noun
Opposite of respect and warm approval
Noun
Opposite of something or someone considered wonderful or perfect
“That Biff Tannen. Oh my goodness, he's a nightmare!”
Noun
Opposite of a feeling of mild astonishment or shock caused by something unexpected
“I looked around my car for a jacket to keep up the illusion of being normal, and much to my unsurprise, there was no jacket to be had.”
Noun
Opposite of places of interest to tourists and visitors in a city, town, or other place
Noun
Opposite of a feeling of great pleasure and happiness
“For such people, summer is congruous with added misery courtesy of the frequent power failures and water shortages.”
Noun
Opposite of the state or quality of being confused or puzzled
Noun
Opposite of a highly successful example of something
“The project was a complete failure in technological and economic terms, but a success for the apparatus of repression.”
Noun
Opposite of excessive, or extravagant, adoration
“He would hurl an insult her way because his ego was hurt after she rejected his advances.”
Noun
Opposite of amazement or horror that confounds the faculties, and incapacitates for reflection
Noun
Opposite of doubt about the truth or verisimilitude of something
Noun
Opposite of a person who is highly skilled or knowledgeable in their field
Verb
Opposite of to think about something with curiosity or doubt
“The most common approach has been to ignore the topic altogether, because of its ideological sensitivity and analytical complications”
Verb
Opposite of to feel, or be, surprised
“The cynics among you will be unsurprised to learn that after two days of working out on the exercise bike, I was bored with it.”
Verb
Opposite of to be amazed
“Offering him a self-deprecating smile, Emma invited him to mock her inability to accomplish such a simple task correctly.”
Verb
Opposite of be filled with wonder or astonishment
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