What is the opposite of zeal?

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Noun
Opposite of the fervor or tireless devotion for a person, cause, or ideal and determination in its furtherance
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Opposite of characterized by energy or liveliness
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Opposite of ardor or zeal inspired by passion or enthusiasm
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Opposite of the state or characteristic of being full of life, exuberance or energy
“The dullness of the show was so overwhelming, that we had to leave early to preserve our sanity.”
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Opposite of the quality of being eager or enthusiastic
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Opposite of great enthusiasm and energy
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Opposite of extreme ideas or actions
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Opposite of a feeling of self-assurance arising from an appreciation of one's own abilities or qualities
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Opposite of of having reverence for something or someone
“His treason was considered blasphemy towards his king and country.”
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Opposite of denoting a strong feeling of emotional attachment
“He struggled with feelings of scorn and resentment towards his father who had neglected him during his childhood.”
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Opposite of the unrealistic belief in or pursuit of perfection
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Opposite of a self-indulgent liking for
“I have complete dislike for fish fingers ever since I was a child.”
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Opposite of forcefulness
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