What is the opposite of ridiculous?

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Opposite of deserving or inviting derision or mockery
“To the consternation of both men, the gun had no effect, aside from causing the creature to do a quick, impressive backflip.”
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Opposite of not well thought out
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“It's more, as I see it, a proactive way to deal with the situation, something that's sensible and logical.”
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Opposite of ridiculous, often to the point of being funny
“I suppose it's a sign of the times that their spoofs are more sensible than their genuine stuff.”
Adjective
Opposite of significantly or brazenly odd or bizarre in nature
“His speech had nothing more to offer than the usual bromides about how everyone needs to work together.”
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Opposite of ridiculously small or inadequate
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Opposite of ironic in nature, usually in an absurd or annoying way
“In my opinion, his gratitude was sincere.”
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Opposite of excessive or unduly high
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Opposite of so ludicrous as to be amusing
“Your speech was thoughtful and well delivered. It struck a chord with many of our audience members.”
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Opposite of embellished to the point of being false or untrue
“The riveting documentary tells a true story about the cutthroat world of gymnastics.”
Adjective
Opposite of existing only in the realms of one's imagination
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Opposite of abhorrent or very undesirable
“Students always did the job for free, and since no one told us we owed money to the village for food and our stay, it was a desirable outcome.”
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Opposite of unreasonably early or inconvenient
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Opposite of expressing or characterized by derision
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Opposite of unimportant
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Opposite of having a flippant demeanor that is not appreciated under the circumstances
“Please refrain from making any cute comments while we attempt to have a serious discussion about this matter.”
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Opposite of having a strange, curious or mysterious nature
“We did not enjoy the movie at all because it was so clichéd.”
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