What is the opposite of desperate?

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Opposite of feeling or showing a hopeless sense that a situation is so bad as to be impossible to deal with
“By creating a better situation among the poorer classes from a monetary standpoint, it will create a more hopeful situation all around.”
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(of a situation) Opposite of dangerously insecure or unstable
“After a panicky few minutes, her cardiac status is now stable.”
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Opposite of requiring immediate attention
“Once the baby was in a settled state, we were able to leave the room.”
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Opposite of inclined to behave in a reckless or outrageous manner
“Even in the face of adversity, she was calm and taught them the meaning of indomitable courage and optimism.”
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Opposite of being at one's lowest point with nothing to lose
“Many people have lost their jobs but I am fortunate to at least still have mine.”
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(of a situation or problem) Opposite of having a high likelihood of becoming dire or turning into a crisis
“The patient has stabilized and is now safe.”
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Opposite of feeling or causing despair
“When I heard the helicopters above, I was optimistic about our chances of being found.”
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Opposite of extremely bad or serious
“Mark sustained a minor injury to his arm as he was attempting to catch a high ball.”
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Opposite of very poor or bad
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Opposite of appearing worn or harassed as if one is being pursued
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Opposite of in urgent need of immediate attention
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(of an action taken) Opposite of very severe or strict
“Many saw the sentence handed down to Paul as very lenient.”
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Opposite of deeply angered but not outwardly displaying it
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Opposite of dangerous, full of peril
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Opposite of very enthusiastic and eager to do something
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Opposite of in low spirits from loss of hope or courage
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Opposite of recklessly bold or rash
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Opposite of in a dire state
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Opposite of requiring quick or immediate action or attention
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Opposite of very eager (to do something)
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