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.”
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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.”
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Opposite of refusing to change one's position, attitude or opinion
“Ian was very giving in sharing his toys with his best friend, Sarah.”
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Opposite of acting or done without proper thought or consideration
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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.”
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Opposite of willing to undertake activities involving risk
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Opposite of characterized by a pompous air of infallibility
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Opposite of unexpected and inappropriate or inconvenient
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(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.”
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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.”
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Opposite of marked by unthinking recklessness
“Please be careful while you camp out in the wilderness on your own.”
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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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