What is the opposite of wild?

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Adjective
Opposite for not civilized, typically with implications of a savage or violent nature
“This image is not one of a warrior with anti-imperialist ideals, but of a civilized leader at peace with the foreigners.”
Adjective
(of animals) Opposite for living outdoors without taming or domestication by humans
“The shift from surf to turf corresponds with the arrival of domesticated animals.”
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(especially of plants) Opposite for existing without human habitation or cultivation
“Although no one would plant these weedy types, they all have attractive, cultivated cousins.”
Adjective
Opposite for showing an urgent desire or interest
“You could tell he was completely unenthusiastic by his deadpan expression.”
Adjective
Opposite for marked by great and often stressful excitement or activity
“As a normal, relaxed, and laid back person, I find the whole phenomenon just really odd.”
Adjective
Opposite for not based on sound reasoning or probability
“We can speculate about the future, but on a more practical level, we have to admit that we simply don't know what will happen.”
Adjective
Opposite for different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion
“Still, it wasn't unusual for a typical pattern to arise, almost yawningly predictable.”
Adjective
Opposite for very angry
“He admits to being quite pleased with the new book, only to qualify his response immediately.”
Adjective
Opposite for marked by turmoil or disturbance, especially of natural elements
“The tide was just going out, so the whole beach was calm, with not even a whisper of a breeze.”
Adjective
Opposite for lacking discipline or restraint
“A really quiet and disciplined audience lost themselves in symphonies of Schubert and Mozart.”
Adjective
Opposite for barren and devoid of inhabitants
“It is always so surprising to arrive at a populated town after traveling through such uninhabitable, wild terrain.”
Adjective
Opposite for teeming with plant and animal life
“It is said that this area was barren in its early beginnings, but its founder cultivated it to become a viable territory.”
Adjective
Opposite for having an untidy appearance
“A clean, tidy appearance works in your favor, even before you speak.”
Adjective
Opposite for arbitrary in nature
“He does his best to combat stereotyping and present a balanced, analytical account.”
Adjective
(wild about) Opposite for having feelings of passion for (someone or something)
“He felt indifferent towards her, despite her advances.”
Adverb
Opposite for in a confused and reckless manner
“Her mother shopped systematically, working her way through each aisle with careful precision.”
Adverb
Opposite for in a confused and reckless manner
“When he saw a couple of lumbering behemoths coming at him, he calmly danced past them.”
Noun
(the wild) Opposite for that part of the physical world that is removed from human habitation
“Tarzan was so far removed from civilization, he was more apelike than man.”
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