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What is the opposite of persistent?

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Opposite of continuing stubbornly in an opinion or course of action in spite of challenges
“I will be disappointed only if I prove irresolute in my commitment to try.”
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Opposite of continuing to exist or occur over a prolonged period
“In the darkness of the bedroom that night, the street was quiet, except for the intermittent noises coming from the small zoo across the street.”
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Opposite of having or displaying resolve
“I have my doubts that you are going to succeed because you seem like a very weak-willed person.”
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Opposite of remaining constant or in an unvarying state
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Opposite of never relaxing or slackening
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Opposite of having or showing determination or resolve
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Opposite of extremely persistent and untiring
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Opposite of persistent in one's endeavors
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Opposite of stubbornly, and usually unreasonably, holding to an opinion, decision or purpose
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Opposite of unable to be disputed or questioned
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Opposite of persisting for an extended period of time
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Opposite of happening regularly, time after time
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Opposite of persisting for a long time or constantly recurring
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Opposite of unable to be changed without exception
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Opposite of being such by habit, long-established, and not likely to change
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Opposite of indefatigable, untiring and not yielding to fatigue
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Opposite of occurring regularly or recurrently
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Opposite of having existed for a long time
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Opposite of without any reduction in intensity or strength
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Opposite of unceasingly intense in nature
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Opposite of having or showing a resolute, unyielding spirit
“Thiem appeared to forget the rules of the game and only put in a half-hearted effort to return Zverev's stroke.”
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Opposite of passionately motivated to achieve one's goals
“Steven was mostly apathetic when it came to working towards his stated goals.”
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Opposite of refusing to change one's position, attitude or opinion
“Ian was very giving in sharing his toys with his best friend, Sarah.”
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Opposite of determined or rigorous in one's application towards a goal or aim
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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 cured
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Opposite of persistently or continuous in nature, especially of something unpleasant
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(of a person) Opposite of tending to work with diligence and commitment
“They may see themselves as stupid or lazy, rather than as capable in some areas and struggling in others.”
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