What is the opposite of oppressive?

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Opposite of inflicting harsh and authoritarian treatment
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Opposite of hot and humid
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Opposite of given to exacting standards of discipline and self-restraint
“I can actually leave whenever I want because my parents are rather lenient when it comes to my curfew.”
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Opposite of requiring much time, effort, or careful attention
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Opposite of unpleasantly overpowering
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Opposite of having or showing an autocratic manner
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Opposite of relating to a system of government that is centralized and dictatorial and requires complete subservience to the state
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Opposite of causing or marked by an atmosphere lacking in cheer
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Opposite of oppressively sticky
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Opposite of containing perceptible moisture
“It is an arid climate with a few registered inches of rainfall in a normal year.”
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Opposite of causing one to feel tired or bored
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Opposite of too extreme to bear
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Opposite of mentally oppressive or hard to endure
“The success of his business proved to be an uplifting blessing on his mind and spirit.”
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Opposite of deeply pessimistic
“Some modern-day philosophers predict a promising future where mankind will live together in peace and harmony.”
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Opposite of of or pertaining to prescribing or enjoining, especially an action or behavior based on a norm or standard
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Opposite of total and complete
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Opposite of having a stale, warm, and stuffy atmosphere
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Opposite of negative or pessimistic in nature
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Opposite of using or characterized by force or violence
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(of the weather or climate) Opposite of having a high degree of heat or a high temperature
“It has been surprisingly less chilly this year than in previous winters.”
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Opposite of very severe or serious
“Some families feel that the school is taking only mild action on prevalent bullying issues in the classroom.”
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Opposite of domineering or inhibiting
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Opposite of characterized by causing hardships or problems
“We are living through a prosperous economic climate where employment is high.”
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