What is the opposite of impertinent?

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Adjective
Opposite of disrespectful or rude
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Opposite of not pertinent to a particular matter
Adjective
Opposite of conceited or confident in a bold or cheeky way
“She was modest and unassuming and an eloquent speaker on social and literary matters.”
Adjective
Opposite of interfering or meddling in the affairs of others
Adjective
Opposite of treating serious issues with inappropriate humor
“I was being sincere when I accepted your challenge to a boxing match.”
Adjective
Opposite of offensive in nature
“The letters require tactful, delicate, inoffensive, non-confrontational responses.”
Adjective
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.”
Adjective
Opposite of not given to showing emotion or feelings
Adjective
Opposite of inclined or having a tendency to meddle or interfere in other people's business
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