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re·laxed

 (rĭ-lăkst′)
adj.
1. Not rigorous or strict.
2. Free from strain or tension.
3. Easy and informal in manner.

re•laxed

(rɪˈlækst)

adj.
1. being free of or relieved from tension or anxiety.
2. not strict; easy; informal.
[1630–40]
re•lax′ed•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.relaxed - without strain or anxietyrelaxed - without strain or anxiety; "gave the impression of being quite relaxed"; "a relaxed and informal discussion"
unagitated - not agitated or disturbed emotionally
easy - free from worry or anxiety; "knowing that I had done my best, my mind was easy"; "an easy good-natured manner"; "by the time the chsild faced the actual problem of reading she was familiar and at ease with all the elements words"
tense - in or of a state of physical or nervous tension

relaxed

adjective
1. easy-going, easy, casual, informal, laid-back (informal), mellow, leisurely, downbeat (informal), unhurried, nonchalant, free and easy, mild, insouciant, untaxing Try to adopt a more relaxed manner.
2. comfortable, easy-going, casual, laid-back (informal), informal The atmosphere at lunch was relaxed.

relaxed

adjective
1. Not tautly bound, held, or fastened:
2. Unconstrained by rigid standards or ceremony:
Informal: laid-back.
Translations
uvolněný
afslappet
rento
opušten
くつろいだ
긴장이 풀린
sproščen
avslappnad
ซึ่งผ่อนคลาย
thoải mái

relaxed

[rɪˈlækst] ADJ (gen) → relajado
in a relaxed atmosphereen un clima de distensión
he always seems so relaxedsiempre parece tan sosegado
try to be more relaxedprocura ser más tranquilo

relaxed

[rɪˈlækst] adj
(calm, rested) [person, manner] → détendu(e); [atmosphere] → détendu(e)
a relaxed feeling → un sentiment de détente
to feel relaxed [person] → se sentir détendu(e)

relaxed

adjlocker; person, smile, voicegelöst, entspannt, ruhig; atmosphere, surroundingszwanglos, gelöst, gelockert; throatangegriffen; to feel relaxed (physically) → entspannt sein; (mentally) → sich wohlfühlen; to stand in a relaxed positionin einer zwanglosen Haltung dastehen; to feel relaxed about somethingetw ganz gelassen sehen

relaxed

[rɪˈlækst] adj (muscles) → rilassato/a, rilasciato/a; (person, mood) → disteso/a, rilassato/a

relaxed

مُسْتَرِيح uvolněný afslappet entspannt χαλαρωμένος relajado rento détendu opušten rilassato くつろいだ 긴장이 풀린 ontspannen avslappet zrelaksowany descontraído расслабленный avslappnad ซึ่งผ่อนคลาย rahat thoải mái 不拘束的

relaxed

a. relajado-a.
References in classic literature ?
Relieved of their first anxiety about their father, girls insensibly relaxed their praiseworthy efforts a little, and began to fall back into old ways.
Its folds relaxed, and the coils of the great body fell in a heap at the roots of the two trees, between which the scientist had been standing.
He sat still and passive, his head resting against the back of the wooden rocking-chair, his hands relaxed upon the arms.
The frown which had gathered around the handsome, open, and manly brow of Heyward, gradually relaxed, and his lips curled into a slight smile, as he regarded the stranger.
One moment, Miss Christie," said Dick lightly, as his thumb and finger relaxed in his waistcoat pocket over the only piece of money in the world that had remained to him after his extravagant purchase of Christie's saffrona rose, "one moment: in this yer monetary transaction, if you like, you are at liberty to use MY name.
Though the long period of a Southern whaling voyage (by far the longest of all voyages now or ever made by man), the peculiar perils of it, and the community of interest prevailing among a company, all of whom, high or low, depend for their profits, not upon fixed wages, but upon their common luck, together with their common vigilance, intrepidity, and hard work; though all these things do in some cases tend to beget a less rigorous discipline than in merchantmen generally; yet, never mind how much like an old Mesopotamian family these whalemen may, in some primitive instances, live together; for all that, the punctilious externals, at least, of the quarter-deck are seldom materially relaxed, and in no instance done away.
This whale is not dead; he is only dispirited; out of sorts, perhaps; hypochondriac; and so supine, that the hinges of his jaw have relaxed, leaving him there in that ungainly sort of plight, a reproach to all his tribe, who must, no doubt, imprecate lock-jaws upon him.
So his hands relaxed and he merely said quietly: "It is done, and there is no use in weeping, Teta Elzbieta.
These laws required certain things of him which his religion might forbid: then his religion must yield--the laws could not be relaxed to accommodate religions or anything else.
After struggling till both were hot and flushed, each relaxed his strain with watchful caution, and Tom said:
Her prejudice against the minister had relaxed under his genial talk and presence, but feeling that Mrs.
He - probably swayed by prudential consideration of the folly of offending a good tenant - relaxed a little in the laconic style of chipping off his pronouns and auxiliary verbs, and introduced what he supposed would be a subject of interest to me, - a discourse on the advantages and disadvantages of my present place of retirement.