What is the opposite of cocky?

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Opposite of conceited or confident in a bold or cheeky way
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“She was modest and unassuming and an eloquent speaker on social and literary matters.”
Opposite of impertinent, or not showing due respect
“All children were taught to be respectful to their parents and grandparents.”
Opposite of treating serious issues with inappropriate humor
“I was being sincere when I accepted your challenge to a boxing match.”
Opposite of having a flippant demeanor that is not appreciated under the circumstances
“Please refrain from making any cute comments while we attempt to have a serious discussion about this matter.”
Opposite of person who produces crops, raises animals
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