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relaxed

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adjective re·laxed \ri-ˈlakst\

Simple Definition of relaxed

  • : calm and free from stress, worry, or anxiety : not worried or tense

  • : informal and comfortable

  • : not strict or carefully controlled

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of relaxed

  1. 1 :  freed from or lacking in precision or stringency

  2. 2 :  set or being at rest or at ease

  3. 3 :  easy of manner :  informal

  4. 4 :  somewhat loose-fitting and usually casual in style <relaxed jeans>

relaxedly

play \-ˈlak-səd-lē, -ˈlakst-lē\ adverb

relaxedness

play \-ˈlak-səd-nəs, -ˈlaks(t)-nəs\ noun

Examples of relaxed in a sentence

  1. Nothing makes me feel more relaxed than a nice hot bath.

  2. I used to get really nervous performing, but I'm pretty relaxed about it now.

  3. He's a very relaxed guy.

  4. The restaurant had a relaxed atmosphere.

  5. The seminar was very relaxed—we met at the professor's house instead of the lecture hall.

  6. We have a relaxed dress code at the office.

  7. a relaxed set of rules



1623

First Known Use of relaxed

1623



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