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.”
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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.”
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Opposite of demanding great ability, skill, or resilience
“Let's start you off with something manageable, and then work you up progressively.”
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Opposite of harsh, usually to a disproportionate degree
“The company afforded him flexible hours to accommodate his long commute to work.”
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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.”
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Opposite of having a harsh or menacing demeanor or nature
“The internet is falling in love with Keanu again because of his genial personality.”
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(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.”
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(of the elements) Opposite of causing discomfort by its harshness
“They were confident that the moderate breeze would blow the fog away.”
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(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.”
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Opposite of very plain in style or appearance
“It was definitely an overtly ornate dress for such a low-key occasion.”
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Opposite of upsetting in nature
“The arrival of their second child was a joyful blessing for the whole family.”
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Opposite of very low or below average in temperature
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Opposite of significant or extreme in degree or intensity
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Opposite of troublesome, vexatious
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Opposite of characteristic of great strength or forcefulness
“Ida had kept him awake while he drowsed his way up the old King's Trace in eastern Missouri, feverish and weak.”
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Opposite of causing great pain or anguish
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Opposite of painful or unpleasant to accept or contemplate
“The rain was a welcome change for the farmers who had endured weeks of drought.”
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(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.”
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Opposite of very serious in nature
“What seemed like an innocuous situation could turn deadly at a moment's notice.”
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Opposite of severe and difficult to cope with
“Employees continue to praise the positive working environment fostered by the company.”
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Opposite of extreme in intensity
“The two opposing groups had a half-hearted fight before going their separate ways.”
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Opposite of characterized by severe self-discipline and abstention from all forms of indulgence
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