Synonyms and Antonyms of easy

  1. 1 involving minimal difficulty or effort a minor problem with an easy solution Synonyms of easy cheap, downhill, effortless, facile, fluent, fluid, hands-down, light, painless, ready, royal, simple, smooth, snap, soft Words Related to easy 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 of easy burdensome, exhausting, onerous, oppressive, painful, stressful, taxing, troublesome; abstruse, complex, complicated, intricate, involved, knotty, problematic (also problematical), recondite Antonyms of easy 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 of easy dewy-eyed, exploitable, gullible (also gullable), naive (or naïve), susceptible, trusting, unwary, wide-eyed Words Related to easy 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 of easy 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 of easy comfy, cozy, cushy, comfortable, snug, softWords Related to easy easeful, relaxing, reposeful, restful; gemütlich, genial, hospitable, inviting, pleasant; commodious, roomy, spacious; homelike, homely, intimateNear Antonyms of easy hard, harsh, severe; inhospitable, uninviting, unpleasantAntonyms of easy 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 of easy charitable, clement, indulgent, softWords Related to easy accommodating, acquiescent, amenable, obliging; easygoing, laid-back, undemandingNear Antonyms of easy demanding; uncharitable, unforgiving; inflexible, intolerant, unbending, uncompromising, unyieldingAntonyms of easy hard, harsh, severe, stern, strict

Synonym Discussion of easy

easy, facile, simple, light, effortless, smooth mean not demanding effort or involving difficulty. easy is applicable either to persons or things imposing tasks or to activity required by such tasks.
    • an easy college course
facile often adds to easy the connotation of undue haste or shallowness.
    • facile answers to complex questions
simple stresses ease in understanding or dealing with because complication is absent.
    • a simple problem in arithmetic
light stresses freedom from what is burdensome.
    • a light teaching load
effortless stresses the appearance of ease and usually implies the prior attainment of artistry or expertness.
    • moving with effortless grace
smooth stresses the absence or removal of all difficulties, hardships, or obstacles.
    • a smooth ride

synonyms see in addition comfortable

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