What is the opposite of flippant?

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Opposite of not intended to be taken seriously
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Opposite of treating serious issues with inappropriate humor
“I was being sincere when I accepted your challenge to a boxing match.”
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Opposite of marked by, or displaying, a boldness of character
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Opposite of having a flippant demeanor that is not appreciated under the circumstances
“Please refrain from making any cute comments while we attempt to have a serious discussion about this matter.”
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Opposite of cheerfully unconcerned about the future or things in general
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Opposite of light-hearted and casual
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Opposite of fluent and easy, often in an insincere or deceptive way
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Opposite of done or acting in an indifferent or apathetic manner
“He displays a passionate disposition to saving endangered wildlife.”
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Opposite of deliberately or affectedly playful and teasing
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Opposite of lacking depth of character or understanding
“Personally, I find that the sensationalist presentation, tricksy camera work, and scary music gets in the way of any profound analysis.”
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Opposite of bitingly or humorously intelligent in nature
“He had the wit of a dead fish and constantly delivered retorts that were banal and clichéd.”
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Opposite of silly or inappropriate in nature
“The children have been warmly praised for their sensible actions in passing the information on to school authorities.”
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Opposite of humorous or funny
“The comedian struggled to get a reaction from the crowd with his unfunny jokes.”
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Opposite of unconcerned in attitude or action
“Morgan and his son have completely overhauled this machine over a period of two years in what was painstaking work.”
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(informal) Opposite of fashionable and in style
“Parachute pants are quite unfashionable in this day and age.”
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