What is the opposite of hasty?

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Opposite of done or happening suddenly or quickly
“She's a slow and methodical worker, and her drawings reflect the extra care she takes.”
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.”
Opposite of happening within an imperceptibly brief period of time
Opposite of completed or done with efficiency and speed
“I deserve an overdue apology and demand to know what transpired 5 years ago!”
(of writing) Opposite of relatively brief in extent
“There is no way I can survive this long and boring lecture.”
Opposite of produced or carried out hastily
Opposite of done or occurring quickly
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.”
Opposite of in a crude or unfinished state
“We have provided a detailed summary of all services rendered in the following email.”
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.”
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.”
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.”
Opposite of cheerful and reckless
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.”
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.”
Opposite of overhasty in acting
“Angus MacGyver's unconventional problem-solving ability always seems to come in a timely manner at times of duress.”
Opposite of having an arrogant, self-important or pompous manner
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.”
Opposite of somewhat small
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