What is the opposite of offhand?

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Adjective
Opposite of offensively nonchalant or cool in manner
Adjective
Opposite of showing no interest, vigor, determination, or enthusiasm
Adjective
Opposite of lacking consideration for others
Adjective
Opposite of rather rude in speech or manner
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Opposite of not thorough or detailed due to being done in haste
Adjective
Opposite of showing little enthusiasm
Adjective
Opposite of lacking in system or organization
Adjective
Opposite of showing haughty disregard
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 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!”
Adjective
Opposite of not intended to be taken seriously
“Our nation needs to get serious about resourcing its reserves if it's going to rely on them as heavily as it has lately.”
Adjective
Opposite of showing apathy or disregard towards a person or idea
“It was hard to tell if they were nervous, as they had such a friendly, jovial way about them.”
Adjective
Opposite of done or performed without method or care
“What distinguished him was his extraordinary care and diligence in maintaining a meticulous filing system.”
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Opposite of lacking context or reason
“He was a thoughtful man whose comments were always relevant to the subject matter.”
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Opposite of having or showing laziness, disregard or negligence
Adjective
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.”
Adjective
Opposite of blunt and plain-spoken in one's manner of speaking or behavior
Adjective
Opposite of not given to showing emotion or feelings
Adjective
Opposite of poorly considered or thought out
“Social events require judicious planning.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a spontaneous or improvised way
“Well known for her ability to avoid answering questions, she was unsurprisingly short on specifics.”
Adverb
Opposite of without planning or preparation
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