What is the opposite of headstrong?

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Opposite of energetically wilful and determined
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“Just about anyone who was not entirely docile and subservient to the ruling ethos could be locked up for life.”
Opposite of determined to do as one pleases, and not as others want
“Steve had played games with her mind, and she had been meek and submissive.”
Opposite of refusing to change one's position, attitude or opinion
“Ian was very giving in sharing his toys with his best friend, Sarah.”
Opposite of acting or done without proper thought or consideration
Opposite of strict or exacting in standards
“I can actually leave whenever I want because my parents are rather lenient when it comes to my curfew.”
Opposite of willing to undertake activities involving risk
Opposite of characterized by a pompous air of infallibility
Opposite of unexpected and inappropriate or inconvenient
(of a person or animal) Opposite of able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions
“Despite enduring a sickly childhood Charles matured into a strong-willed Stuart monarch and an advocate of the divine right of kings.”
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 marked by unthinking recklessness
“Please be careful while you camp out in the wilderness on your own.”
Opposite of free from outside control or authority
“Due to his poor performance, his work had to be controlled and monitored.”
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