What is the opposite of fierce?

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Opposite of having or displaying a violent or ferocious aggressiveness
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“They were gentle people who went quietly about their lives, always willing and glad to be able to lend a helping hand to neighbors and friends.”
(of the elements) Opposite of severe and powerful, especially to the point of being destructive
“They noticed that the air was still fresh, and that a gentle wind blew toward them.”
Opposite of marked intense, animated, or violent activity
“Formerly they were civil and kind, and we all got on famously together.”
(of a feeling or emotion) Opposite of showing a heartfelt and powerful intensity
“There is an instant change from mild anger and heavy annoyance to startled astonishment and disbelief.”
Opposite of having or showing passion in the pursuit of a goal
“He is good with the kids, but too unambitious to make anything of his life.”
(of a sensation or feeling) Opposite of excruciating in nature
“Most patients have only mild symptoms, such as palpitations or the sensation that their heart is beating rapidly.”
Opposite of thorough, to a great degree, with intensity
Opposite of wildly excited or uncontrolled due to worry or fear
Opposite of exhibiting enthusiasm or strong passion
Opposite of significant or extreme in degree or intensity
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.”
Opposite of responding readily to something new or stimulating, especially temperamentally
“Doing so he evinces the sort of suave, unflappable attitude that comes in handy when you are strolling along a high wire without a net.”
Opposite of wild, savage, or uncontrolled
Opposite of boldly self-assured
“The barbarians were subdued and became submissive to the enchantress' whims.”
(informal) Opposite of extremely unpleasant or disagreeable in nature
“This unusual salad looks pretty on a plate and has a pleasant taste.”
Opposite of full of fervor
“He reached the construction site where he stopped his jog, slowing to a casual walk.”
Opposite of highly critical in nature
“We have received some very complimentary remarks from our customers about the facilities and the services we offer.”
Opposite of filled with hatred or intense rivalry (towards another or each other)
Opposite of fiercely competitive in nature
“Our team won the tournament easily as the other teams were largely noncompetitive.”
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