What is the opposite of hasty?

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Adjective
Opposite of done or happening suddenly or quickly
“She's a slow and methodical worker, and her drawings reflect the extra care she takes.”
Adjective
Opposite of acting or done without thought or care
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“They feel compelled to be careful about what they say so as not to upset the people around them or rock the boat.”
Adjective
Opposite of happening within an imperceptibly brief period of time
Adjective
Opposite of completed or done with efficiency and speed
“I deserve an overdue apology and demand to know what transpired 5 years ago!”
Adjective
(of writing) Opposite of relatively brief in extent
“There is no way I can survive this long and boring lecture.”
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Opposite of produced or carried out hastily
Adjective
Opposite of done or occurring quickly
Adjective
Opposite of not careful or thorough
“Officer Ellingson conducted a thorough search of the vehicle, including for fingerprints, but did not find much that could be clearly linked to the car thief.”
Adjective
Opposite of in a crude or unfinished state
“We have provided a detailed summary of all services rendered in the following email.”
Adjective
Opposite of rash or impulsive in nature
“On the one hand, he is likely to make a considered choice, but on the other, he's also likely to lament over the many other options he didn't pick.”
Adjective
Opposite of inclined to behave in a reckless or outrageous manner
“Even in the face of adversity, she was calm and taught them the meaning of indomitable courage and optimism.”
Adjective
Opposite of acting or done without forethought, or having the tendency to do so
“She accepts his illness as genuine, and not a premeditated ploy to win her favors.”
Adjective
Opposite of cheerful and reckless
Adjective
Opposite of lasting for a very short time
“She left such a lasting impression at her workplace that her colleagues were reduced to tears when they discovered she was leaving.”
Adjective
Opposite of occurring or done quickly and unexpectedly or without warning
“Any changes of destination are notified ahead by telephone or radio so that arrival is anticipated.”
Adjective
Opposite of overhasty in acting
“Angus MacGyver's unconventional problem-solving ability always seems to come in a timely manner at times of duress.”
Adjective
Opposite of having an arrogant, self-important or pompous manner
Adjective
Opposite of done or arranged in haste, usually in response to a critical situation
“Surprisingly, Mr. Marchant said it was not uncommon for jewelers to transport precious stones in this seemingly casual way.”
Adjective
Opposite of somewhat small
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