Synonyms and Antonyms of relaxed

  1. 1 enjoying physical comfort <the frazzled executive was totally relaxed after the warm bath> Synonyms canny [chiefly Scottish], comfy, cozy, comfortable, snugRelated Words toasty, warm; content, contented, pleased, satisfied; easeful, peaceful, resting; easygoing, laid-back; undisturbed, unperturbed, untroubledNear Antonyms discontented, displeased, dissatisfied; agitated, disturbed, perturbed, troubledAntonyms uncomfortable

  2. 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> Synonyms flexible, lax, loose, easygoing, slack, unrestrained, unrestrictedRelated Words careless, derelict, heedless, irresponsible, lazy, neglectful, negligent, remiss, slipshod, sloppy, sloven, slovenly, unfussyNear Antonyms constrained, restrained, restricted, tight; careful, conscientious, exact, fussy, meticulous, painstaking, punctilious, scrupulous; implacable, inflexibleAntonyms hard, harsh, rigid, rigorous, severe, stern, strict

  3. 3 not tightly fastened, tied, or stretched <the fishing line was relaxed and looped lazily into the pond> Synonyms insecure, lax, loosened, loose, slack, slackened, unsecuredRelated Words detached, free, unattached, unbound, undone, unfastened, untied; baggy, blousy, saggyNear Antonyms constrained, restrained; attached, bound, fastened, tied; fast, firm, jammed, snug, stuck, wedgedAntonyms taut, tense, tight

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