What is the opposite of careless?

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Adjective
Opposite of not giving sufficient attention or thought to avoiding harm or errors
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“He was meticulous in the writing of his report.”
Adjective
Opposite of unconcerned in attitude or action
“Morgan and his son have completely overhauled this machine over a period of two years in what was painstaking work.”
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Opposite of failing to give the proper care and attention that is required
“The art of horology requires careful precision and extreme attention to detail.”
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Opposite of poorly considered or thought out
“Social events require judicious planning.”
Adjective
(careless of/about) Opposite of not concerned or worried (about)
“The government should be concerned with these important issues.”
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Opposite of lacking in system or organization
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Opposite of done, made or acting suddenly or without careful consideration
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Opposite of offensively nonchalant or cool in manner
Adjective
Opposite of of very poor quality
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Opposite of not considerate of others
“If she is a good friend, she will appreciate your honesty and be more considerate of your feelings.”
Adjective
Opposite of unconventional and slightly disreputable, especially in an attractive way
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Opposite of showing no concern or interest
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Opposite of not accurate
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Opposite of failing to act or protest as a result of moral weakness or indolence
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Opposite of inclined to waste or squander money or resources
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Opposite of done or occurring spontaneously, without conscious thought or attention
Adjective
Opposite of suggesting or reflecting the efforts of an amateur
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Opposite of lacking in finesse or grace
“Sathya displays a succession of foot rhythms and sculpturesque poses with playful eyes, graceful movement of arms and body.”
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Opposite of unjustified or unreasonable
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Opposite of liberally engaging in casual amorous encounters or relationships
“He was pure and chaste in reality but exhibited every appearance of libertinism.”
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Opposite of lacking initiative or strength of character
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Opposite of being naturally susceptible to weaknesses or error
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