What is the opposite of acute?

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Opposite of severe or intense, especially in a painful or unpleasant way
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“Whenever he tried too hard to recall the sequences, he experienced a dull headache which, though not incapacitating, was unpleasant.”
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Opposite of in urgent need of immediate attention
“Building on the integrated e-business infrastructure, companies unbundle operations, outsource noncritical activities, and create supply chain communities.”
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Opposite of short, quick or brief in duration
“Among children, asthma is a leading cause of hospitalization, chronic disease, and school absenteeism.”
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Opposite of astute or wise in insight or intellect
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“He claims that Ebi is uncreative and unintelligent and is nothing more than a parrot.”
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(of one's senses) Opposite of sensitive or perceptive to changes
“In her defense, it was claimed she had poor eyesight and could not see Powell that well in the dim light.”
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Opposite of having a sharp end or point
“He struck Evan across his upper shoulder with a powerful blow from his blunt sword, but it did very little damage.”
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Opposite of thorough, to a great degree, with intensity
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Opposite of of keen insight or good judgment
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Opposite of significant or extreme in degree or intensity
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Opposite of causing great physical or mental pain
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(of a situation or problem) Opposite of having a high likelihood of becoming dire or turning into a crisis
“The patient has stabilized and is now safe.”
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Opposite of vigorously keen or severe in expression or style
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Opposite of of a sound, having a comparatively high pitch
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Opposite of very serious or severe
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Opposite of having, showing, or done with good judgment or sense
“His ideas are obviously foolish, easily disproved, an affront to any reasoning person.”
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Opposite of being alert or on top of things by paying close attention
“Some studies showed that refined sugar and food additives made children hyperactive and inattentive.”
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Opposite of deft, dexterous, or skillful, especially with one's hands
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Opposite of requiring immediate attention
“Once the baby was in a settled state, we were able to leave the room.”
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Opposite of having or showing great perception or insight
“The surgeon reported that he would have temporarily impaired motor skills due to the accident.”
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Opposite of fully developed
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(of a situation) Opposite of dangerously insecure or unstable
“After a panicky few minutes, her cardiac status is now stable.”
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Opposite of of a serious or important nature or consequence
“Listening to his intonation as he discusses his films, it's hard to tell if he's being facetious or if he's dead serious about what he's saying.”
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