What is the opposite of laid-back?

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Opposite of an absence of stress or worry
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“Even inside, door locked and security system activated, she was tense.”
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Opposite of requiring or involving very little or no effort
“It was a difficult task because of the depth of the minefields.”
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(of a place, period of time, or situation) Opposite of without disturbance, activity or excitement
“New York is a lively city that never sleeps.”
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Opposite of laissez-faire
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Opposite of having a relaxed, friendly, or unofficial style, manner, or nature
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Opposite of acting or done at leisure
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Opposite of in a state of comfort and relaxation
“They all saw Dawn as their sworn enemy, which made for an uncomfortable weekend away for me because I was now seen as a traitor.”
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(of an object) Opposite of not having any impressive qualities
“He spent most of his childhood in the grand city that never sleeps.”
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Opposite of having a relaxed, friendly, or unofficial style, manner, or nature
“You will abide by my strict rules to maintain absolute cleanliness and hygiene in my household!”
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Opposite of appearing relaxed, informal, and cheerily brisk
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Opposite of done or acting in an indifferent or apathetic manner
“He displays a passionate disposition to saving endangered wildlife.”
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(of a person's temper or disposition) Opposite of calm and composed
“Hatteras became animated as he spoke, and Doctor Clawbonny's excitable nature was so wrought upon that his decision began to waver.”
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Opposite of laid back and unhurried
“The frenetic action and strategic nuances of this sport make it exhilarating, yet fascinating.”
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Opposite of showing little or no feeling
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Opposite of showing no interest, vigor, determination, or enthusiasm
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Opposite of ready to accept instruction or direction, obedient, subservient
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Opposite of not easily irritated or flustered
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Opposite of cheerfully unconcerned about the future
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Opposite of confident or self-assured
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Opposite of slow or unhurried
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Opposite of having a considerate or kindly disposition
“He was a rough man who was prone to obscenities and bad behavior.”
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