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What is the opposite of impetuous?

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Opposite of acting or done quickly and without thought or care
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Opposite of flowing or moving forcefully or rapidly
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Opposite of having a reckless attitude or manner
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Opposite of affected by or deriving from wildly uncontrolled emotion
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Opposite of responding readily to something new or stimulating, especially temperamentally
“Doing so he evinces the sort of suave, unflappable attitude that comes in handy when you are strolling along a high wire without a net.”
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Opposite of lively or energetic, typically in an unruly way
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Opposite of disorderly and disruptive and not amenable to discipline or control
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Opposite of rather rude, curt or abrupt in speech or manner
“Mitch was always courteous and would always put others before himself.”
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Opposite of characterized by fierce, extreme, or violent energy or force
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Opposite of acting or done without forethought, or having the tendency to do so
“She accepts his illness as genuine, and not a premeditated ploy to win her favors.”
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Opposite of marked by, or displaying, a boldness of character
“He may be old and meek, but his discipline remained resolute.”
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Opposite of occurring or done quickly and unexpectedly or without warning
“Any changes of destination are notified ahead by telephone or radio so that arrival is anticipated.”
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Opposite of overhasty in acting
“Angus MacGyver's unconventional problem-solving ability always seems to come in a timely manner at times of duress.”
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Opposite of not expected, anticipated or foreseen
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Opposite of wild or uninhibited in nature or behavior
“In New York City, restrained celebrations did not give way to widespread indulgence until New Year's Eve.”
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Opposite of having an open, natural, and uninhibited manner
“Warm and friendly as she was towards him, her reserved nature was difficult to read, and he was not so sure if his growing feelings were matched.”
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