What is the opposite of wanton?

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Opposite of having a strong carnal desire
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Opposite of having a tendency to inflict suffering and pain on others
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Opposite of indifferent to danger or consequences
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Opposite of vulgar or indecent in nature or quality
“They advocated clean comedy and, therefore, scrupulously avoided smut and double entendre.”
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Opposite of showing signs of overindulgence in alcohol or other physical pleasures
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Opposite of lacking restraint, or ignoring societal standards, particularly in sexual conduct
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Opposite of unjustified or unreasonable
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Opposite of not fitted with a bridle
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Opposite of recklessly wasteful or extravagant
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Opposite of improper, immodest or indecent
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Opposite of not needed or necessary
“They felt it was necessary to expurgate his letters before publishing them.”
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Opposite of having a fun-loving or high-spirited disposition or manner
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Opposite of done deliberately or voluntarily
“Avoid hot-water or steam vaporizers that can cause accidental burns and scalds in children.”
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Opposite of marked by intense feelings of a romantic nature
“He ends up in a loveless, passionless marriage with no children and a job in law.”
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Opposite of harshly sarcastic or satirical in nature
“It started with a tweet which turned into a mild piece of fake news.”
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Opposite of more than is necessary, normal, or desirable
“We only ate a moderate amount of food at the party.”
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Opposite of lacking in purpose or use
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Opposite of based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reason or system
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Opposite of depicting or referring to obscene or risque matters
“Brian is a clean comedian who uses observational, sarcastic, and self-deprecating humor for his performances.”
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Opposite of a lecherous person (almost always male)
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