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What is the opposite of fanatical?

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Opposite of obsessively passionate about or devoted to something
Opposite of filled with excessive and single-minded zeal for a particular viewpoint or ideology
Opposite of attached to someone or something in a neurotic or pathological manner
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.”
Opposite of characterized by, or displaying, frenetic excitement or energy
Opposite of having an intense or passionate interest
“In contrast to Sansa, Arya was apathetic with being a noble lady, and was more interested in fighting with swords.”
Opposite of rigidly following the doctrines of a sect or other group
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.”
Opposite of overtly excited to the point of silliness
“Jerry remained calm and cool, confident that his team could now hang on for the win in the dying seconds of the match.”
Opposite of seeking to impose a doctrine in all circumstances without regard to practical considerations
Opposite of having or showing eagerness or enthusiasm towards an activity
“I was just a casual follower of tennis, but a fanatic enthusiast of basketball.”
Opposite of determined or passionate in one's beliefs, interests or endeavors
“Julia had set many goals for herself but appeared indifferent when it came to achieving them.”
Opposite of passionately motivated to achieve one's goals
“Steven was mostly apathetic when it came to working towards his stated goals.”
Opposite of favoring fundamental, usually extreme, change in political or social conditions
“Her tone was that of a conservative reactionary bemoaning the collapse of family values.”
Opposite of being such by habit, long-established, and not likely to change
Opposite of favoring confrontational or violent methods in support of a political or social cause
Opposite of concentrating on only one aim, especially with determination
“Where she had thought she was strong and determined she began to see she was weak and irresolute.”
Opposite of directing a great deal of attention, interest, or activity towards a particular aim
“Eventually, the tone stabilizes, and, by the second half, the power of the story will envelop all but the most distracted viewers.”
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