What is the opposite of reckless?

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Opposite of having no regard for danger or consequences
“Norman had always been a cautious driver and he passed on to Lucy various tips, such as not exceeding 48 mph to extend the life of the vehicle.”
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Opposite of likely to have adverse consequences
“We don't need a stuntman for this scene as it is absolutely safe for you to perform yourself.”
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Opposite of acting or done without proper thought or consideration
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Opposite of cheerful and reckless
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Opposite of not thrifty
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Opposite of behaving in a foolish way
“She was so sensible with her savings! I wish I could be as frugal as her.”
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Opposite of rash or impulsive in nature
“On the one hand, he is likely to make a considered choice, but on the other, he's also likely to lament over the many other options he didn't pick.”
Adjective
(of a lifestyle) Opposite of extravagant or reckless in nature
“The science professor lived a sedate life in his younger years.”
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Opposite of inclined to behave in a reckless or outrageous manner
“Even in the face of adversity, she was calm and taught them the meaning of indomitable courage and optimism.”
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Opposite of liable to kill oneself
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Opposite of cheerfully unconcerned about the future
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Opposite of wild and uninhibited in nature
“In New York City, restrained celebrations did not give way to widespread indulgence until New Year's Eve.”
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Opposite of having the pursuit of pleasure as one's chief aim
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Opposite of disorderly and disruptive and not amenable to discipline or control
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Opposite of acting or done without forethought, or having the tendency to do so
“She accepts his illness as genuine, and not a premeditated ploy to win her favors.”
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Opposite of willing, or inclined, to take chances or risks
“After looking down, he became too timid to carry on with the climb.”
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Opposite of not able to be depended or relied upon (for stability)
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Opposite of denoting or relating to a sport involving great risk
“I wasn't particularly adventurous, so a tame sport like billiards was appropriate for me.”
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Opposite of exceeding the bounds of credibility
“Certain beliefs are epistemologically basic because they are intrinsically credible or self-evidencing.”
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Opposite of lacking initiative or strength of character
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Opposite of inexperienced
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Opposite of not considerate of others
“If she is a good friend, she will appreciate your honesty and be more considerate of your feelings.”
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Opposite of not showing a proper sense of care or responsibility
“Above all, he prepared mounts that were marked by meticulous attention to detail and precise labeling.”
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