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relaxed

adjective

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1 enjoying physical comfort
  • the frazzled executive was totally relaxed after the warm bath

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2 not bound by rigid standards
  • we're having a very relaxed staff meeting, and then everyone can get an early start on the long holiday weekend

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3 not tightly fastened, tied, or stretched
  • the fishing line was relaxed and looped lazily into the pond

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relaxed

verb
past tense of relax

Synonyms & Antonyms of relaxed (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to get rid of nervous tension or anxiety
  • she took deep breaths to relax before going on stage

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2 to make less taut
  • relax the rope a bit so I can pick up the slack and tie this knot

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3 to refrain from labor or exertion
  • I just want to kick back and relax after mowing that huge lawn

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The first known use of relaxed was circa 1623

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“Relaxed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/relaxed. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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