What is the opposite of scornful?

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Opposite of feeling or expressing contempt or derision
Adjective
Opposite of contemptuously ridiculing or mocking someone or something
Adjective
Opposite of harshly sarcastic or satirical in nature
“It started with a tweet which turned into a mild piece of fake news.”
Adjective
Opposite of having an especially high opinion of oneself, usually with contempt for others
“His attitude was too humble, and the tone of his voice too supplicatory to be resisted.”
Adjective
Opposite of marked by or given to using irony in order to mock or convey contempt
“Each greeting is accompanied by a great deal of genuine laughter and joyousness.”
Adjective
Opposite of doubtful as to whether something will happen or whether it is worthwhile
Adjective
Opposite of using or expressing dry, especially mocking, humour
Adjective
Opposite of showing anger or indignation, especially at something unjust or wrong
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