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easy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of easy

  1. 1 involving minimal difficulty or effort <a minor problem with an easy solution> Synonyms cheap, downhill, effortless, facile, fluent, fluid, hands-down, light, painless, ready, royal, simple, smooth, snap, soft Related Words idiotproof, mindless, quick, straightforward, unchallenging, uncomplicated; apparent, clear, clear-cut, distinct, evident, manifest, obvious, open-and-shut, palpable, patent, perspicuous, plain, transparent, unambiguous, unequivocal, unmistakable Near Antonyms burdensome, exhausting, onerous, oppressive, painful, stressful, taxing, troublesome; abstruse, complex, complicated, intricate, involved, knotty, problematic (also problematical), recondite Antonyms arduous, demanding, difficult, exacting, formidable, grueling (or gruelling), hard, herculean, killer, labored, laborious, murderous, rough, severe, stiff, strenuous, toilful, toilsome, tough

  2. 2 readily taken advantage of <senior citizens who are easy prey for scam artists> Synonyms dewy-eyed, exploitable, gullible (also gullable), naive (or naïve), susceptible, trusting, unwary, wide-eyed Related Words credulous, overcredulous, trustful, uncritical, unsuspecting, unsuspicious; artless, genuine, guileless, innocent, simple, unsophisticated, unworldly; fictile, malleable, pliable, pliant; deceivable; acquiescent, agreeable, amiable, obliging; yielding Near Antonyms critical, cynical, mistrustful, skeptical, suspicious, wary; sophisticated; clear-eyed, clear-sighted, hardheaded; shrewd, street-smart, streetwise

  3. 3 providing physical comfort <my favorite easy chair for watching TV> Synonyms comfy, cozy, cushy, comfortable, snug, softRelated Words easeful, relaxing, reposeful, restful; gemütlich, genial, hospitable, inviting, pleasant; commodious, roomy, spacious; homelike, homely, intimateNear Antonyms hard, harsh, severe; inhospitable, uninviting, unpleasantAntonyms uncomfortable

  4. 4 tolerant and kind in the judgment of and expectations for others <despite her easy approach to discipline, she had a remarkably well-behaved class> Synonyms charitable, clement, indulgent, softRelated Words accommodating, acquiescent, amenable, obliging; easygoing, laid-back, undemandingNear Antonyms demanding; uncharitable, unforgiving; inflexible, intolerant, unbending, uncompromising, unyieldingAntonyms hard, harsh, severe, stern, strict





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