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What is the opposite of mischievous?

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Opposite of causing or showing a fondness for causing trouble, especially in a playful way
“They described him as a well-behaved, shy boy with good manners and an angelic face.”
(of an action or statement) Opposite of causing or intended to cause harm or trouble
“It seems a pretty harmless form of entertainment that may even encourage a healthy scepticism in its audience.”
Opposite of having a fun-loving or high-spirited disposition or manner
Opposite of deliberately or affectedly playful and teasing
Opposite of fond of or characterized by joking
Opposite of having a mischievous, roguish or impertinent streak or nature
Opposite of treating serious issues with inappropriate humor
“I was being sincere when I accepted your challenge to a boxing match.”
Opposite of causing distress to someone's feelings
Opposite of pleasantly humorous or jocular
“The serious message of the film is ruined by the bathos of its ridiculous ending.”
Opposite of causing, or capable of causing, harm
“Research shows that having a balanced diet will have a beneficial effect on your health.”
Opposite of showing or suggesting that one has knowledge or awareness of something
Opposite of bitingly or humorously intelligent in nature
“He had the wit of a dead fish and constantly delivered retorts that were banal and clichéd.”
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