What is the opposite of playful?

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Opposite of full of high spirits and fun
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Opposite of making light of something usually regarded as serious or sacred
“I was being sincere when I accepted your challenge to a boxing match.”
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Opposite of playful and full of energy
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Opposite of playfully quaint or fanciful, especially in an appealing and amusing way
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Opposite of relating to or resembling an elf, especially in its tiny size or features
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Opposite of playfully mischievous
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Opposite of strong, healthy, and full of energy
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Opposite of deliberately or affectedly playful and teasing
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Opposite of having great power of leaping or running
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Opposite of lively; playful
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Opposite of of or pertaining to flirtation
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Opposite of state of being happy and contented
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“The vagrant suffered a sad and joyless existence.”
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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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