un·​re·​laxed ˌən-ri-ˈlakst How to pronounce unrelaxed (audio)
: not at rest or at ease : not relaxed
… the more rattled and unrelaxed he gets.Maureen Dowd
… the moon gazed on my midnight labours, while, with unrelaxed and breathless eagerness, I pursued nature to her hiding-places.Mary Shelley

Word History

First Known Use

1508, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unrelaxed was in 1508

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“Unrelaxed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrelaxed. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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