What is the opposite of emphatic?

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Adjective
Opposite of expressing something forcibly and clearly
Adjective
Opposite of showy, bold or audacious in behavior or appearance
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Adjective
Opposite of able to withstand strain or hardship
“His nervousness was apparent when he spoke with a shaky voice.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or demonstrating an unwavering devotion toward someone or something
“I'm pretty fickle when it comes to supporting my country during the Olympics.”
Adjective
Opposite of assertive and self-assured
“Mary was rather tentative at committing to her weekly rehabilitation.”
Adjective
Opposite of inclined to lay down principles as undeniably true
Adjective
Opposite of boldly self-assured
“The barbarians were subdued and became submissive to the enchantress' whims.”
Adjective
Opposite of exhausting all effort
“His performance provides a sober anchor to Kitano's barely restrained jubilation.”
Adjective
Opposite of denotes the effectiveness or dominance of a particular action
“Leaders who do not look after the interests of their followers are not only unethical but ineffective.”
Adjective
Opposite of showing strong feeling; forceful, passionate, or intense
Adjective
Opposite of having unconditional and enthusiastic support
Adjective
Opposite of vigorously keen or severe in expression or style
Adjective
Opposite of making continual and persistent demands
Adjective
Opposite of having power and influence over others
“It was a disappointingly weak performance by a team supposedly in search of redemption.”
Adjective
Opposite of behaving or done in a determined and forceful way
“His argument, both weak and unpersuasive, was met with silence from the audience.”
Adjective
Opposite of resolute in one's will or mental state
“I sat across from Gaia twiddling my thumbs as she remained indecisive on what to eat.”
Adjective
Opposite of of, characterized by, or consisting of (incontrovertible) facts
“The proposal submitted to the board was not accepted with a number of questionable recommendations to be interrogated.”
Adjective
Opposite of emphatic in expression
“The residents put forward their complaints in a calm manner.”
Adjective
Opposite of to an absolute degree
“Cassidy was interrogated for an hour before making a partial confession to felony murder.”
Adjective
Opposite of clear and obvious in meaning or nature
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing a confident and forceful personality
Adjective
Opposite of having the air of authority
Adjective
Opposite of expressing opinions or feelings freely or loudly
Adjective
Opposite of of or full of expression
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