What is the opposite of wilder?

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Adjective
Opposite of comparative 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 of comparative for wild and feral, without taming or domestication
“The shift from surf to turf corresponds with the arrival of domesticated animals.”
Adjective
(especially of plants) Opposite of comparative for uninhabited or cultivated
“Although no one would plant these weedy types, they all have attractive, cultivated cousins.”
Adjective
Opposite of comparative for showing an urgent desire or interest
“You could tell he was completely unenthusiastic by his deadpan expression.”
Adjective
Opposite of comparative for characterized, or marked, by much busy (or stressful) activity
“As a normal, relaxed, and laid back person, I find the whole phenomenon just really odd.”
Adjective
Opposite of comparative 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 of comparative for having a curious, strange or eccentric nature
“Still, it wasn't unusual for a typical pattern to arise, almost yawningly predictable.”
Adjective
Opposite of comparative for having, or characterized by, great anger or rage
“He admits to being quite pleased with the new book, only to qualify his response immediately.”
Adjective
Opposite of comparative 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 of comparative for lacking discipline or restraint
“A really quiet and disciplined audience lost themselves in symphonies of Schubert and Mozart.”
Adjective
Opposite of comparative 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 of comparative for teeming with plant or natural 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 of comparative for having an untidy appearance
“A clean, tidy appearance works in your favor, even before you speak.”
Adjective
Opposite of comparative for arbitrary in nature
“He does his best to combat stereotyping and present a balanced, analytical account.”
Adjective
(wild about) Opposite of comparative for having feelings of passion for (someone or something)
“He felt indifferent towards her, despite her advances.”
Verb
Opposite of to confuse or confound with something surprising or shocking
“Perhaps someone out there could enlighten me with regard to the following situation that my 17-year-old son finds himself in.”
Verb
Opposite of to cause bewilderment or astonishment in someone
Verb
Opposite of to be impossible to understand
“Everything would make sense once it was explained to us.”
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