What is the opposite of zealous?

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Opposite of exhibiting enthusiasm or strong passion
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Opposite of ambitious or driven towards a particular goal
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Opposite of significant or extreme in degree or intensity
“In spite of her frugal spendings, Eva only had a moderate urge to shop, preferring instead to use her time to upkeep her house.”
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Opposite of far beyond the norm in terms of public opinion
“Roosevelt was more of a conservative reformer than most businessmen understood.”
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Opposite of having or demonstrating an unwavering devotion toward someone or something
“I'm pretty fickle when it comes to supporting my country during the Olympics.”
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Opposite of not able to be tired
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Opposite of full of energy and life
“The first half was a rather dull affair lit up with three goals but with little else to recommend it.”
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Opposite of having pledged oneself to a particular belief or course of action
“He stands untrammeled and uncommitted to any faction.”
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Opposite of boldly self-assured
“The barbarians were subdued and became submissive to the enchantress' whims.”
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Opposite of circulating quickly
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Opposite of being such by habit, long-established, and not likely to change
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Opposite of having a strength of will or determination
“His nervousness was apparent when he spoke with a shaky voice.”
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Opposite of zealously and unselfishly devoted to the service of one's country
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Opposite of favouring confrontational or violent methods in support of a political or social cause
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Opposite of seeking to impose a doctrine in all circumstances without regard to practical considerations
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Opposite of felt or believed deeply and sincerely
“It opens with an artfully contrived apology for his impious stretch of arbitrary power, by which he endeavors to bring the chorus over to his views.”
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