Definition of relaxed in English:

relaxed

adjective

  • 1Free from tension and anxiety.

    ‘we were having a great time and feeling very relaxed’
    ‘the relaxed atmosphere of the hotel’
    • ‘And check it out you should - it's a pleasant, neighbourhoody spot, with friendly staff and a relaxed atmosphere.’
    • ‘Smith says the relaxed atmosphere helps his staff open up more and forget the pressures of the office.’
    • ‘It's a credit to Byrne's skill as a performer, that he's casually able to generate such a relaxed atmosphere.’
    • ‘If you're looking for a chilled relaxed, friendly atmosphere, then this is the place to be.’
    • ‘The welcoming blue eyes crossed with guarded tension, and her relaxed pose stiffened with anxiety.’
    • ‘It's a tasty food with enough varieties even for die-hard veggies and is usually served in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.’
    • ‘There was a relaxed, friendly atmosphere with no trouble and there were even signs up advising punters to order taxis at the beginning of the evening, complete with a list of numbers.’
    • ‘I found it to be a relaxed atmosphere, where I could converse with friends over a quiet drink.’
    • ‘Whatever your reason for nominating, be it a good selection of drinks, friendly bar staff or a relaxed atmosphere, we want to hear from you.’
    • ‘Mr Rock paid tribute to the hospitality of the locals, as well as the relaxed and laid-back atmosphere which prevailed throughout the weekend.’
    • ‘So you've got the great food, you've got the friendly service, you've got the relaxed atmosphere and toe-tapping music.’
    • ‘All are welcome to browse through information and job vacancies on offer in a relaxed atmosphere.’
    • ‘The atmosphere was throughout relaxed and benign.’
    • ‘Onboard, you will find a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere with excellent service.’
    • ‘For the casual non-pilgrim visitor, their relaxed atmosphere makes them extremely accessible.’
    • ‘The comparatively open spaces made for a relaxed atmosphere as a very laid-back audience stretched out in the warm weather to enjoy the sounds wafting over from the main stage.’
    • ‘In this relaxed atmosphere dancers can shop around by hanging out at open doorways and observing dancers and teachers in action.’
    • ‘These two rules make the atmosphere more relaxed and friendly.’
    • ‘She contrasted this chaos to the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of Buala, which had no roads, no construction and no amenities.’
    • ‘Refreshments were provided and enjoyed by all in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.’
    easy-going, relaxed, casual, informal, unceremonious, unforced, natural, open, spontaneous, uninhibited, friendly
    easy-going, free and easy, tolerant, liberal, permissive, indulgent, relaxed, casual, informal, unceremonious, unforced, natural, open, frank, spontaneous, uninhibited, artless, ingenuous
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    1. 1.1(of a muscle or other body part) not tense.
      ‘make sure that your jaw is relaxed’
      • ‘Music therapy contributes to reduced anxiety, blood pressure, and heart rate and to relaxed muscle tension.’
      • ‘As I calm my mind with relaxed, conscious breathing, my body will reach its peak efficiency and awareness.’
      • ‘I squeezed as much water out as my relaxed and weakened muscles would allow, took out the plug and stepped out of the tub.’
      • ‘Continue to gently exhale through your mouth, allowing a sense of quiet to take over your relaxed body.’
      • ‘He forced his body into as much of a relaxed state as he could manage, desperately trying not to think at all, not to feel.’
      • ‘At this comment, Laura's body posture changed from a relaxed one, to a more tense one, with her arms crossed.’
      • ‘He picked up and his relaxed mood soon tensed, urgency in his voice as he nodded.’
      • ‘The complex part of the workout is mental - being able to recognize when a muscle is tense and more importantly when it's relaxed.’
      • ‘He made a relaxed body motion, and took a step towards the mustang.’
      • ‘Sit with an alert and relaxed body posture so that you feel relatively comfortable without moving.’
      • ‘I could feel Mia's relaxed body beneath my arm, already asleep, but Christine and Eric took longer.’
      • ‘Her relaxed body leaned back against his as the force of the spell grew slowly, creating an urgency in him that he didn't know how to alleviate.’
      • ‘Then there are those who exercise constantly in a bid to be able to eat what they want, seeing every relaxed muscle as torturous.’
      • ‘This relaxed posture allows her to concentrate on contracting her abdominal muscles with maximum intensity.’
      • ‘The body is a harpsichord, and when its strings are too relaxed, or too tense, the man is sick.’
      • ‘It is the consequence of an untroubled mind in a relaxed body - a body free from undue tension.’
      • ‘Mr. Marshall sighed, trying to spread a more relaxed feeling out into the tense air between them.’
      • ‘The relaxed muscles allow them to empty the bladder this way.’
      • ‘The rhythmic breathing and the relaxed state of the muscles are interpreted by the brain as conducive to a calm frame of mind.’
      • ‘Of course, the first prerequisite is to have a flexible and relaxed body.’

Pronunciation:

relaxed

/rɪˈlakst/