What is the opposite of sarcasm?

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Opposite of the use of acerbic or ironic language or behavior to mock or convey contempt
“She asked me where I had bought my hat, with raised eyebrows and a tone of approval.”
Opposite of a remark or act using mockery, typically to offend
“She thanked him to be polite, but she took his compliment with a grain of salt.”
Opposite of bitterness or ill feeling
“In the poem, the osprey is considered to be an icon of fidelity and harmony between wife and husband due to its highly monogamous habits.”
Opposite of harshness or sharpness in tone, nature or character
Opposite of the use of expressions that mean the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect
“Humor and melancholy, sincerity and irony are as balanced as a health freak's diet.”
Opposite of the attitude or beliefs of a cynic
Opposite of harshness or sharpness in tone, nature or character
“Jason's native cunning is supplemented by a growing mildness in his personality more like his father and mother when they were younger.”
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