What is the opposite of painful?

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Adjective
Opposite of affected with, or causing, physical discomfort or pain
“I just wanted us to be able to point out that that hypodermic did not have a needle attached, and that it was a painless application.”
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Opposite of causing distress or emotional turmoil
“The walk is taken at a leisurely pace and is a very pleasant way to spend a summer's evening.”
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Opposite of requiring effort or labor
“From there, it is a straightforward, if steep, scramble on a scree-covered footpath all the way to the summit.”
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Opposite of feeling, or causing, (typically slight or stinging) pain
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Opposite of causing or tending to cause annoyance, frustration, or worry
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Opposite of causing great pain or anguish
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Opposite of painful when touched
“After about 24 hours, gangrene had set in, and the swelling became cold and painless to the touch.”
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(of a wound) Opposite of sore or painful, typically from being freshly inflicted
“On some Triceratops fossils, both on the face and on the frill, there are healed puncture wounds.”
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Opposite of evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret
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Opposite of deeply disturbing or distressing
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Opposite of feeling or showing grief
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Opposite of painful or sore due to an injury
“He says he is now feeling fine after recovering from a sore ankle.”
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Opposite of creating a feeling of anxiety or despair
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Opposite of likely to injure or damage
“It sounds so innocuous and harmless, as if it would barely cause a murmur or a ripple.”
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Opposite of exacting a toll on one's tolerance
“Salvors said that the smell was barely tolerable on deck with rancid blood and the juice of rotting meat and fish seeping from fridge and freezer containers.”
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Opposite of black-and-blue
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Opposite of feeling or expressing great anger
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(informal, of a person) Opposite of having an unreasonable disposition or character
“With regard to a large number of matters about which other men are decided or obstinate, he was the most easily manageable man in the world.”
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Opposite of denotes an intense coldness that can feel like it is penetrating the body
“All he wants is someplace warm, where palm trees blow in balmy breezes along a gentle, rolling surf.”
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(of an action) Opposite of performed with or requiring great strength
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Opposite of unpleasant
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(of a bodypart) Opposite of physically stiff to the point of aching
“A loose muscle is infinitely more responsive than a tight muscle, so keep the arms loose and let them make the catch.”
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