What is the opposite of playful?

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Adjective
Opposite of having a fun-loving or high-spirited disposition or manner
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Opposite of treating serious issues with inappropriate humor
“I was being sincere when I accepted your challenge to a boxing match.”
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Opposite of exhibiting a mischievous or reckless playfulness
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Opposite of playfully quaint or fanciful, especially in an appealing and amusing way
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Playfully mischievous
“She turns around, sees my wicked grin, and immediately wonders what is going on.”
Adjective
Opposite of strong, healthy, and full of energy
Adjective
Opposite of deliberately or affectedly playful and teasing
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Opposite of of or pertaining to flirtation
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Opposite of having a reasonable chance of success
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Opposite of showing or suggesting that one has knowledge or awareness of something
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