Definition of relaxed
1 : freed from or lacking in precision or stringency
2 : set or being at rest or at ease
3 : easy of manner : informal
4 : somewhat loose-fitting and usually casual in style relaxed jeans
relaxedlyplay \-ˈlak-səd-lē, -ˈlakst-lē\ adverb
relaxednessplay \-ˈlak-səd-nəs, -ˈlaks(t)-nəs\ noun
Examples of relaxed in a Sentence
Nothing makes me feel more relaxed than a nice hot bath.
I used to get really nervous performing, but I'm pretty relaxed about it now.
He's a very relaxed guy.
The restaurant had a relaxed atmosphere.
The seminar was very relaxed—we met at the professor's house instead of the lecture hall.
We have a relaxed dress code at the office.
a relaxed set of rules
Recent Examples of relaxed from the Web
Earlier this year, the FCC relaxed rules on how many local stations a single owner can control.
A certified neuromuscular therapist with years of experience, Stockton could feel a breakthrough moment when the tissue relaxed.
Samyoga said the family looked relaxed and smiled at onlookers who greeted them with cheers.
The couple, who started dating in 2014, celebrated their first wedding with a relaxed dinner at Brooklyn restaurant Maison May.
Overall, laugh lines were scarce as the former Alabama Supreme Court chief justice spoke at a gathering hosted by the Baldwin County Young Republicans, but the mood was relaxed and congenial.
Heat on climate Perry generally exhibited a relaxed, if not bemused, demeanor throughout the questioning.
When summer crowds thin and temperatures cool slightly, Fort Meyers and Sanibel come alive with a whole new relaxed and romantic vibe.
Only in recent years were scopes allowed to be used for older hunters or those with impaired vision, while many enthusiasts pushed for more relaxed rules.
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First Known Use of relaxed
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Definition of relaxed for English Language Learners
: calm and free from stress, worry, or anxiety : not worried or tense
: informal and comfortable
: not strict or carefully controlled
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