What is the opposite of severe?

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Opposite of imposing or constituting a physical, mental, or figurative load
“The article would infer that the local magistrate was too lenient on criminals.”
Opposite of significant in the degree of importance or seriousness, typically requiring immediate action or attention
“There are several tasks that require your attention, some trivial, and some quite important.”
Opposite of demanding great ability, skill, or resilience
“Let's start you off with something manageable, and then work you up progressively.”
Opposite of harsh, usually to a disproportionate degree
“The company afforded him flexible hours to accommodate his long commute to work.”
Opposite of strict or harsh in the treatment of others
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“His reaction was surprising, given he is usually a gentle and mild-mannered boy.”
Opposite of having a harsh or menacing demeanor or nature
“The internet is falling in love with Keanu again because of his genial personality.”
(of a pain or discomfort) Opposite of causing discomfort by its harshness
“I am experiencing some slight discomfort in my tummy, but I should be able to press on.”
(of the elements) Opposite of causing discomfort by its harshness
“They were confident that the moderate breeze would blow the fog away.”
(of cold weather or climate) Opposite of causing discomfort by its harshness
“A mild storm was brewing, and it made the crew uneasy, but the captain was unfazed.”
Opposite of very plain in style or appearance
“It was definitely an overtly ornate dress for such a low-key occasion.”
Opposite of upsetting in nature
“The arrival of their second child was a joyful blessing for the whole family.”
Opposite of very low or below average in temperature
Opposite of troublesome, vexatious
Opposite of painful or unpleasant to accept or contemplate
“The rain was a welcome change for the farmers who had endured weeks of drought.”
(neutral or positive) Opposite of of a high or the highest degree or intensity
“He is a cautious driver who tends to drive at moderate speeds.”
Opposite of very serious in nature
“What seemed like an innocuous situation could turn deadly at a moment's notice.”
Opposite of severe and difficult to cope with
“Employees continue to praise the positive working environment fostered by the company.”
Opposite of extreme in intensity
“The two opposing groups had a half-hearted fight before going their separate ways.”
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