What is the opposite of cunning?

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Adjective
Opposite of having or showing skill in achieving one's ends by deceit or evasion
“Indeed, he seems so sincere and guileless he could make any unsuspecting bloke fall under his sweet spell.”
Adjective
Opposite of deft, dexterous, or skillful, especially with one's hands
“Here he was, a clumsy warrior and an untrained magician, and he had been given rewards that great men like his own father had not been able to obtain.”
Adjective
Opposite of dishonest, insincere, and full of deceit
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“Lenders being more fair and honest in their practices helps consumers who need to make minimum payments avoid perpetual debt.”
Adjective
Opposite of showing clever resourcefulness in practical matters, sometimes with guile
Adjective
Opposite of cunningly resourceful
“He concocted an ill-advised financial scheme which resulted in investors losing their life savings.”
Adjective
Opposite of pleasant and satisfactory
“The layout of the apartment was bad, and the kitchen was too small.”
Noun
Opposite of the skill in, or practice of, achieving one's ends through underhanded means
“How much better to employ honesty, kindness, and patience to build up the men we love, rather than trample them in the pursuit of our selfish desires”
Noun
Opposite of the ability to execute one's skills in an artful or crafty manner
“The ineptitude of the novice jugglers was apparent as they frequently dropped their juggling pins.”
Noun
Opposite of the state or quality of being subtle
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