What is the opposite of impetuous?

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Opposite of acting or done quickly and without thought or care
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Opposite of moving forcefully or rapidly
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Opposite of rather rude, curt or abrupt in speech or manner
“Mitch was always courteous and would always put others before himself.”
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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.”
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Opposite of marked by, or displaying, a boldness of character
“He may be old and meek, but his discipline remained resolute.”
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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 having a passionate nature
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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.”
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Opposite of overhasty in acting
“Angus MacGyver's unconventional problem-solving ability always seems to come in a timely manner at times of duress.”
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Opposite of possessing or acting with the desire to do noble and romantic deeds, without thought of realism and practicality
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Opposite of abrupt
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Opposite of not expected, anticipated or foreseen
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Opposite of wild and uninhibited in nature
“In New York City, restrained celebrations did not give way to widespread indulgence until New Year's Eve.”
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Opposite of having an open, natural, and uninhibited manner
“Warm and friendly as she was towards him, her reserved nature was difficult to read, and he was not so sure if his growing feelings were matched.”
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