What is the opposite of startling?

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Adjective
Opposite of causing shock or amazement
Adjective
Opposite of attracting attention or awe by reason of being unusual or extreme
Adjective
Opposite of startling, surprising or shocking in an unexpected way
Adjective
Opposite of having or producing a sudden sense of thrilling excitement
Adjective
Opposite of causing worry, distress or anxiety
Adjective
(colloquial) Opposite of causing or able to cause fright
“It might seem a mundane task, but making coffee was unusually therapeutic and calming for Greta.”
Adjective
Opposite of giving clear and vividly explicit details
Adjective
Opposite of frightening, especially in appearance
Adjective
Opposite of sudden and unexpected in nature
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Opposite of highly disturbing in nature
“It is a beautiful and delightful sight to behold the body of the Moon.”
Adjective
Opposite of abrupt or unexpected in nature
“The fact that he isn't quite as good looking as he thinks he is will dawn on him in a gradual manner.”
Adjective
Opposite of tending to sensationalize
Verb
Opposite of present participle for cause to feel sudden shock or alarm
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