What is the opposite of mischievous?

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Opposite of causing or showing a fondness for causing trouble, especially in a playful way
“They described him as a well-behaved, shy boy with good manners and an angelic face.”
(of an action or statement) Opposite of causing or intended to cause harm or trouble
“It seems a pretty harmless form of entertainment that may even encourage a healthy scepticism in its audience.”
Opposite of treating serious issues with inappropriate humor
“I was being sincere when I accepted your challenge to a boxing match.”
Opposite of having a fun-loving or high-spirited disposition or manner
“He had proved to be an interesting, if slightly morbid and subdued, traveling companion.”
Opposite of playfully quaint or fanciful, especially in an appealing and amusing way
Opposite of deliberately or affectedly playful and teasing
Opposite of causing distress to someone's feelings
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.”
Opposite of mischievous, roguish, waggish, rascally or impertinent
Opposite of inclined or having a tendency to meddle or interfere in other people's business
Opposite of having a reasonable chance of success
Opposite of causing, or capable of causing, harm
“Research shows that having a balanced diet will have a beneficial effect on your health.”
Opposite of having or showing a cunning and deceitful nature
Opposite of showing or suggesting that one has knowledge or awareness of something
Opposite of bitingly or humorously intelligent in nature
“He had the wit of a dead fish and constantly delivered retorts that were banal and clichéd.”
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