What is the opposite of aggressive?

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Adjective
Opposite of full of aggression or hostility
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“Simon's was able to make friends easily due to his friendly and amicable nature.”
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Opposite of behaving or done in a determined and forceful way
“His argument, both weak and unpersuasive, was met with silence from the audience.”
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Opposite of characterized by aggression in governmental foreign relations
“The new security advisor was more inclined to push for peaceful foreign policies.”
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Opposite of ambitious or difficult to achieve
“Tom has set himself the achievable goal of earning a black belt in karate within five years.”
Adjective
Opposite of marked by a likelihood to threaten the safety of a person or persons
“After a tumultuous period of torrential rainfall, the air has been surprisingly calm and pleasant.”
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Opposite of involving physical conflict, or having a propensity to use physical force
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Opposite of marked by or uttered with forcefulness
“Everyone in the room gasped at the best man's uninspiring speech.”
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Opposite of showing defiance
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Opposite of not showing weakness or uncertainty
“His nervousness was apparent when he spoke with a shaky voice.”
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Opposite of displaying or marked by rude boldness
“He may be old and meek, but his discipline remained resolute.”
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Opposite of exerting influence in an oppressive manner
“Dr. Shetty is convinced that young doctors are becoming philanthropic, charitable, and spiritual.”
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Opposite of full of anger or hatred
Adjective
Opposite of antagonistic or hostile
“The majority, however, was supportive of the idea of a democracy.”
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Opposite of showing no signs of being under control
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Opposite of relating to, or characterized by, competition
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Opposite of able to endure hardship or pain
“Many considered Scott to be a soft person because of his inability to withstand physical pressure.”
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Opposite of persistent or pressing, often annoyingly so
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Opposite of rapid change
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Opposite of in favor of war
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Opposite of assertive in nature
“He walked into the meeting feeling insecure, unsure of having his demands met.”
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Opposite of having an immediate impact; forceful
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Opposite of determined or passionate in interests or endeavors
“Julia had set many goals for herself but appeared indifferent when it came to achieving them.”
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Opposite of characterized by exceptionally early development or maturity
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Opposite of in the way of, or appropriate to, a soldier
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