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Wordnet 3.0


1. without strain or anxiety;
- Example: "gave the impression of being quite relaxed"
- Example: "a relaxed and informal discussion"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Relax \Re*lax"\ (r?-l?ks"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Relaxed (-l?kst"); p. pr. & vb. n. Relaxing.] [L. relaxare; pref. re- re- + laxare to loose, to slacken, from laxus loose. See Lax, and cf. Relay, n., Release.] 1. To make lax or loose; to make less close, firm, rigid, tense, or the like; to slacken; to loosen; to open; as, to relax a rope or cord; to relax the muscles or sinews. [1913 Webster] Horror . . . all his joints relaxed. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Nor served it to relax their serried files. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To make less severe or rigorous; to abate the stringency of; to remit in respect to strenuousness, earnestness, or effort; as, to relax discipline; to relax one's attention or endeavors. [1913 Webster] The statute of mortmain was at several times relaxed by the legislature. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 3. Hence, to relieve from attention or effort; to ease; to recreate; to divert; as, amusement relaxes the mind. [1913 Webster] 4. To relieve from constipation; to loosen; to open; as, an aperient relaxes the bowels. [1913 Webster] Syn: To slacken; loosen; loose; remit; abate; mitigate; ease; unbend; divert. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

relaxed adj 1: without strain or anxiety; "gave the impression of being quite relaxed"; "a relaxed and informal discussion" [ant: tense]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

211 Moby Thesaurus words for "relaxed": Bohemian, affable, ambling, at ease, at home, at rest, bagging, baggy, blank, blankminded, blase, breezy, calm, carefree, careless, casual, cautious, circumspect, claudicant, common, composed, cool, coolheaded, cordial, crawling, creeping, creeping like snail, culpably negligent, dangling, degage, deliberate, derelict, devil-may-care, drooping, easy, easygoing, empty, empty-headed, faltering, familiar, fatuous, flabby, flaccid, flagging, flapping, flexuous, flimsy, floppy, folksy, foot-dragging, free and easy, gentle, gracious, gradual, halting, hanging, happy-go-lucky, hasteless, haymish, hobbled, hobbling, homely, homey, idle, impotent, imprecise, inactive, inadvertent, inane, inattentive, incogitant, indifferent, indolent, inexcitable, informal, insouciant, irregular, laissez-faire, languid, languorous, lax, lazy, leisurely, lenient, limp, limping, loose, low-pressure, lumbering, mellow, mild, moderate, natural, neglectful, neglecting, negligent, nerveless, nirvanic, nonchalant, noninterfering, nonrestrictive, oblivious, off-guard, offhand, offhanded, overindulgent, overly permissive, overpermissive, pacific, passive, peaceful, permissive, plain, poking, poky, procrastinating, quietistic, reluctant, remiss, rickety, rock-steady, rubbery, sauntering, scamping, serene, shaky, shuffling, simple, sinuous, skimping, slack, slighting, slipshod, sloppy, slothful, slow, slow as death, slow as molasses, slow as slow, slow-crawling, slow-foot, slow-going, slow-legged, slow-moving, slow-paced, slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing, slow-stepped, sluggish, slurring, snail-paced, snaillike, sociable, soft, staggering, steady, steady-handed, steady-nerved, steel-nerved, streaming, strolling, strong-nerved, tentative, thoughtfree, thoughtless, toddling, tortoiselike, tottering, tranquil, trudging, turtlelike, unaffected, unassuming, unblenching, unblinking, unceremonious, uncircumspect, unconstrained, unconventional, unfaltering, unflinching, unfussy, unguarded, unhasty, unhurried, unideaed, unintellectual, unnervous, unoccupied, unofficial, unquivering, unreasoning, unreserved, unrestrained, unrigorous, unshaken, unshaky, unshrinking, unstrained, unstudied, unthinking, untremulous, unwary, unwatchful, unwavering, vacant, vacuous, waddling, weak, without a tremor