What is the opposite of explosive?

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Adjective
Opposite of characterized by fierce, extreme, or violent energy or force
Adjective
Opposite of significant or extreme in degree or intensity
Adjective
Opposite of thorough, to a great degree, with intensity
Adjective
Opposite of characteristic of great power or forcefulness
“Ida had kept him awake while he drowsed his way up the old King's Trace in eastern Missouri, feverish and weak.”
Adjective
Opposite of significant or extreme in degree or intensity
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Opposite of marked intense, animated, or violent activity
“Formerly they were civil and kind, and we all got on famously together.”
Adjective
Opposite of causing or creating excitement
“It was such a boring movie that we left the cinema before it was over.”
Adjective
Opposite of tending to stir up conflict
Adjective
Opposite of easily set on fire
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Opposite of involving much activity, debate, or interest
“We expected a fiery debate, but as it turned out, the audience was very dispassionate about the subject.”
Adjective
Opposite of sudden, or figuratively explosive, in nature
“The team got off to a sluggish start, taking a full five minutes before scoring their first points.”
Adjective
Opposite of very sudden or rapid, especially of a rise or fall
Adjective
Opposite of potentially violent or dangerous, especially of a situation
“Having made this realization, it is now safe for Emile to embrace Sophie because she can do him no further harm.”
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Opposite of of, containing, or using undetonated explosive
“He stepped quickly and adeptly around the dormant mines, reaching the outpost in a matter of minutes.”
Adjective
Opposite of having an impetuous or quick-tempered nature
“Joffre's strength was his ability to remain calm in a crisis and to retain the power of decision.”
Adjective
Opposite of quick or likely to change consistently
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