What is the opposite of zealous?

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Opposite of exhibiting enthusiasm or strong passion
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Opposite of extreme in degree, power, or effect
“In spite of her frugal spendings, Eva only had a moderate urge to shop, preferring instead to use her time to upkeep her house.”
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Opposite of having or demonstrating an unwavering devotion toward someone or something
“I'm pretty fickle when it comes to supporting my country during the Olympics.”
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Opposite of not showing weakness or uncertainty
“His nervousness was apparent when he spoke with a shaky voice.”
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Opposite of very severe or serious
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Opposite of boldly self-assured
“The barbarians were subdued and became submissive to the enchantress' whims.”
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(of an emotion or feeling) Opposite of intensely felt
“Strauss realized that Mary's sweetness masked a superficial rage that could be easily unpacked and resolved.”
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Opposite of circulating quickly
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Opposite of being such by habit, long-established, and not likely to change
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Opposite of expressing opinions or feelings freely or loudly
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Opposite of being very far from the center of public opinion
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Opposite of zealously and unselfishly devoted to the service of one's country
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Opposite of favouring confrontational or violent methods in support of a political or social cause
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Opposite of seeking to impose a doctrine in all circumstances without regard to practical considerations
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