What is the opposite of pushy?

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Adjective
Opposite of excessively or unpleasantly self-assertive or ambitious
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Opposite of interfering or meddling in the affairs of others
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Opposite of exhibiting enthusiasm or strong passion
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Opposite of boldly self-assured
“The barbarians were subdued and became submissive to the enchantress' whims.”
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Opposite of behaving or done in a determined and forceful way
“His argument, both weak and unpersuasive, was met with silence from the audience.”
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Opposite of favouring confrontational or violent methods in support of a political or social cause
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Opposite of having or showing a strong desire and determination to succeed
“He maintained that last-borns are often spoiled and lazy because they don't have younger siblings challenging them.”
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Opposite of impudent or cheeky
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Opposite of behaving, spoken or done in a determined and forceful way
“Everyone in the room gasped at the best man's uninspiring speech.”
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Opposite of persistent or pressing, often annoyingly so
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Opposite of making continual and persistent demands
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Opposite of informal or intimate to an inappropriate degree
“Young George showed maturity beyond his years and was respectful to everyone.”
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