What is the opposite of irresponsible?

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Adjective
Opposite of not showing a proper sense of care or responsibility
“I consider us to be responsible people because we fill our recycling box to capacity every week, and put it out for collection.”
Adjective
Opposite of made or done quickly or impulsively without thought
“Teams are cautious about trading a player who could come back to haunt them.”
Adjective
Opposite of showing a lack of prudence or common sense
“Discerning, astute, uncompromising, his leadership inspired one to venture against all odds.”
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 not showing a proper sense of care or responsibility
“Above all, he prepared mounts that were marked by meticulous attention to detail and precise labeling.”
Adjective
Opposite of cheerfully unconcerned about the future
Adjective
Opposite of so ludicrous as to be amusing
“Your speech was thoughtful and well delivered. It struck a chord with many of our audience members.”
Adjective
Opposite of irresponsible or negligent in behavior
Adjective
Opposite of lacking initiative or strength of character
Adjective
Opposite of having an unusually strange character or behavior
“You know, Ramirez, sometimes you seem as normal as muck, and other times you're the most princely person I've met.”
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by laziness, indolence, and a lack of ambition
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Opposite of of questionable or dishonest character
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Opposite of recklessly wasteful or extravagant
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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.”
Adjective
Opposite of dishonest and not to be trusted
“Bridget was a lady of gentle manner and a fine and dependable neighbor who was always happy to lend a helping hand.”
Adjective
Opposite of lacking in ambition or success, and having no value to society
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