What is the opposite of negligent?

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Adjective
Opposite of failing to take proper care over something
“He carries out his work in the most meticulous and attentive manner.”
Adjective
Opposite of having no regard for danger or consequences
“Norman had always been a cautious driver and he passed on to Lucy various tips, such as not exceeding 48 mph to extend the life of the vehicle.”
Adjective
Opposite of done or happening without careful consideration
Adjective
Opposite of of very poor quality
Adjective
Opposite of without consideration of the possible consequences
“In my view, we are very lucky to have a very prudent and cautious Minister of Finance.”
Adjective
Opposite of not easily motivated to action or work
“They were industrious by nature with a strong work ethic and a firm belief in self-sufficiency.”
Adjective
Opposite of irresponsible or negligent in behavior
Adjective
Opposite of not thrifty
Adjective
Opposite of acting or done without justification and with no concern for the consequences
Adjective
Opposite of failing to act or protest as a result of moral weakness or indolence
Adjective
Opposite of deficient in something needed or usual
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by a lack of care
Adjective
Opposite of lacking in morals or ethics
Adjective
Opposite of done or occurring spontaneously, without conscious thought or attention
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