What is the opposite of easy-going?

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Adjective
Opposite of relaxed and tolerant in attitude or manner
Adjective
Opposite of having a kindly disposition
“The neighbor was an unfriendly man who always greeted us with a scowl.”
Adjective
Opposite of requiring or involving very little or no effort
“It was a difficult task because of the depth of the minefields.”
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Opposite of appearing relaxed, informal, and cheerily brisk
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Opposite of even-tempered and reasonable
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Opposite of cheerfully unconcerned about the future
Adjective
Opposite of accommodating or permissive in nature
“No surprise then that writers so often prove such a stubborn, contrary lot.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a relaxed, friendly, or unofficial style, manner, or nature
Adjective
Opposite of having or indicating a readiness or over-readiness to be generous to or lenient with someone
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Opposite of not sufficiently strict, severe, or careful
Adjective
Opposite of cheerful and reckless
Adjective
Opposite of showing willingness to allow the existence of opinions or behaviour that one does not necessarily agree with
Adjective
Opposite of favourable to or respectful of individual rights and freedoms
Adjective
Opposite of gentle and not easily provoked
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Opposite of not easily perturbed, upset or excited
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Opposite of remaining calm even in situations that would cause many others to become angry, frustrated, panicky, etc.
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Opposite of not easily upset or excited
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Opposite of inclined to avoid conflict or dissent
Adjective
Opposite of acting or done at leisure
Adjective
Opposite of having a relaxed, friendly, or unofficial style, manner, or nature
“Laura has a rigorous diet when it comes to her fitness regime.”
Adjective
Opposite of laid back and unhurried
“The frenetic action and strategic nuances of this sport make it exhilarating, yet fascinating.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a peaceful aspect
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Opposite of having or showing a calm attitude towards disappointments or difficulties
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Opposite of having the ability to accept or tolerate delays, problems, or suffering
“The impatient man lost it and started shrieking after getting fed up with the bus that was always late.”
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Opposite of having an easygoing and pleasing manner, especially in social situations
“Ryan is so rude, and would often make disrespectful gesticulations when provoked.”
Adjective
Opposite of slow or unhurried
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