What is the opposite of brooding?

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Adjective
Opposite of having a forbidding appearance
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Opposite of being deep in thought, or characterized by thoughtfulness
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Opposite of bad-tempered or sulky
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Opposite of forgetful or careless due to distraction
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Opposite of examining one's own perceptions and sensory experiences
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of reserved or uncommunicative in speech
Adjective
Opposite of bodeful of bad or unfortunate consequences
Adjective
(unreflective) Opposite of absorbed in thought
“Truman, on the other hand, though certainly intelligent, often appeared unreflective and impulsive.”
Adjective
(superficial) Opposite of absorbed in thought
Superficial thinkers see little and blame, while deep thinkers see much and commend.”
Adjective
Opposite of busy; mentally caught up in something
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing a tendency to be easily annoyed or angered
“She was then employed by Howard, a changeable character, easygoing one day, an unforgiving taskmaster the next.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of thinking
“The boy constructed his project with such mindlessness, that his teachers were unable to make sense of what he was trying to achieve.”
Noun
Opposite of the act or process of considering or examining one's own thoughts and feelings
Noun
Opposite of a series of pleasant thoughts that distract one's attention from the present
Noun
Opposite of long and careful consideration or discussion
Noun
Opposite of careful consideration or deliberation of the facts or reasons
“Decentralizing measures introduced to satisfy local demands may lead to macroeconomic instability if fiscal imprudence by subnational entities is not vigorously disciplined.”
Noun
Opposite of serious thought or consideration
“They moved with heedlessness and dreamlike courage towards the doom they had so assiduously courted.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for think deeply about something that makes one unhappy, angry, or worried
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