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Antonyms for easy
ˈi zieasy

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  1. easyadjective

    Comfortable; at ease.

    After his illness, John decided to take it easy.

    Antonyms:
    uneasy, anxious

    Synonyms:
    trivial, soft, fast, relaxing, relaxed

  2. easyadjective

    Requiring little skill or effort, soft.

    The teacher gave an easy test to her students.

    Antonyms:
    challenging, hard, uneasy, uneath, difficult

    Synonyms:
    relaxed, relaxing, fast, soft, trivial

  3. easyadjective

    Consenting readily to sex.

    She has a reputation for being easy; they say she's slept with half the senior class.

    Synonyms:
    fast, relaxing, soft, relaxed, trivial

  4. easyadjective

    Synonyms:
    eath, light

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. easy

    Antonyms:
    arduous, difficult, exhausting, hard, laborious, onerous, severe, toilsome, trying

    Synonyms:
    facile, light, pleasant, slight, trifling, trivial

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. easyadjective

    posing no difficulty; requiring little effort

    "an easy job"; "an easy problem"; "an easy victory"; "the house is easy to heat"; "satisfied with easy answers"; "took the easy way out of his dilemma"

    Antonyms:
    elusive, unimpressionable, difficult, troublesome, nasty, hard-fought, chaste, heavy, herculean, challenging, serious, uneasy, trying, scarce, touchy, apprehensive, uncomfortable, sticky, baffling, precarious, unenviable, ticklish, knotty, embarrassing, ambitious, catchy, displeasing, problematic, tough, tricky, hurried, hard, thorny, rocky, unstable, rough, steep, awkward, rugged, vexed, worried, problematical, poor, tight, arduous, unavailable, fractious, delicate, tall(a)

    Synonyms:
    well-situated, loose, gentle, prosperous, easygoing, sluttish, soft, leisurely, well-off, light, wanton, well-heeled, promiscuous, comfortable, well-to-do, well-fixed

  2. easy, easygoing, leisurelyadjective

    not hurried or forced

    "an easy walk around the block"; "at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace"

    Antonyms:
    tricky, tall(a), unimpressionable, rough, trying, serious, difficult, delicate, apprehensive, unstable, elusive, sticky, awkward, hard-fought, embarrassing, steep, thorny, scarce, uncomfortable, rocky, precarious, chaste, displeasing, problematic, troublesome, touchy, uneasy, knotty, tight, ambitious, unenviable, hard, challenging, heavy, worried, baffling, tough, problematical, unavailable, fractious, herculean, hurried, catchy, rugged, arduous, ticklish, vexed, poor, nasty

    Synonyms:
    cushy, promiscuous, wanton, sluttish, well-heeled, soft, well-to-do, well-situated, loose, well-off, prosperous, well-fixed, comfortable, leisurely, light, gentle, easygoing

  3. easyadjective

    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"

    Antonyms:
    tight, troublesome, vexed, problematic, chaste, uncomfortable, touchy, trying, awkward, hard, hurried, tall(a), problematical, heavy, unenviable, fractious, apprehensive, knotty, rough, uneasy, sticky, baffling, ticklish, rocky, catchy, arduous, unstable, unimpressionable, difficult, rugged, poor, thorny, challenging, scarce, delicate, embarrassing, elusive, ambitious, displeasing, steep, herculean, tricky, precarious, tough, serious, hard-fought, nasty, worried, unavailable

    Synonyms:
    well-situated, loose, gentle, prosperous, easygoing, sluttish, soft, leisurely, well-off, light, wanton, well-heeled, promiscuous, comfortable, well-to-do, well-fixed

  4. easyadjective

    affording pleasure

    "easy good looks"

    Antonyms:
    precarious, troublesome, displeasing, awkward, elusive, rocky, tight, unenviable, tough, embarrassing, serious, challenging, thorny, problematic, ticklish, knotty, scarce, steep, uneasy, rough, tall(a), uncomfortable, herculean, unimpressionable, arduous, unstable, apprehensive, vexed, worried, baffling, catchy, hard-fought, heavy, fractious, hard, trying, difficult, poor, problematical, tricky, sticky, hurried, touchy, delicate, chaste, unavailable, rugged, ambitious, nasty

    Synonyms:
    well-situated, loose, gentle, prosperous, easygoing, sluttish, soft, leisurely, well-off, light, wanton, well-heeled, promiscuous, comfortable, well-to-do, well-fixed

  5. easy, gentle, softadjective

    having little impact

    "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"

    Antonyms:
    awkward, difficult, sticky, problematical, tricky, hard, chaste, uneasy, touchy, unenviable, tough, fractious, rough, hard-fought, tight, arduous, elusive, tall(a), vexed, rugged, unavailable, trying, uncomfortable, challenging, ticklish, embarrassing, displeasing, serious, thorny, apprehensive, rocky, precarious, hurried, unimpressionable, heavy, nasty, knotty, scarce, steep, poor, herculean, problematic, catchy, unstable, baffling, delicate, troublesome, ambitious, worried

    Synonyms:
    balmy, sluttish, wanton, flaccid, subdued, prosperous, sonant, soft, delicate, gentle, flabby, promiscuous, well-off, indulgent, voiced, aristocratical, leisurely, well-to-do, piano, well-fixed, easygoing, patrician, well-situated, comfortable, blue-blooded, diffuse, mild, cushy, aristocratic, docile, lenient, diffused, well-heeled, light, blue, loose

  6. easyadjective

    readily exploited or tricked

    "an easy victim"; "an easy mark"

    Antonyms:
    nasty, baffling, unavailable, herculean, knotty, steep, tall(a), rugged, heavy, uneasy, ambitious, touchy, displeasing, elusive, catchy, hurried, hard, rough, difficult, embarrassing, precarious, arduous, trying, ticklish, tough, unimpressionable, vexed, tricky, awkward, sticky, unstable, fractious, troublesome, hard-fought, worried, poor, delicate, rocky, chaste, scarce, uncomfortable, problematical, apprehensive, unenviable, problematic, thorny, challenging, tight, serious

    Synonyms:
    well-situated, loose, gentle, prosperous, easygoing, sluttish, soft, leisurely, well-off, light, wanton, well-heeled, promiscuous, comfortable, well-to-do, well-fixed

  7. comfortable, easy, prosperous, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-situated, well-to-doadjective

    in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich

    "they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards"; "easy living"; "a prosperous family"; "his family is well-situated financially"; "well-to-do members of the community"

    Antonyms:
    chaste, rough, trying, challenging, unstable, steep, embarrassing, precarious, awkward, apprehensive, unenviable, unimpressionable, delicate, tall(a), vexed, uneasy, arduous, troublesome, uncomfortable, tough, thorny, hurried, knotty, scarce, rocky, heavy, ticklish, nasty, touchy, sticky, hard-fought, rugged, worried, problematic, problematical, unavailable, herculean, serious, hard, fractious, displeasing, catchy, tricky, difficult, elusive, poor, ambitious, baffling, tight

    Synonyms:
    flourishing, thriving, promiscuous, comfy, favourable, wanton, sluttish, booming, well-heeled, soft, well-to-do, well-situated, lucky, palmy, loose, well-off, favorable, prosperous, well-fixed, comfortable, leisurely, light, roaring, halcyon, gentle, prospering, easygoing, golden

  8. easy, gentleadjective

    marked by moderate steepness

    "an easy climb"; "a gentle slope"

    Antonyms:
    worried, scarce, serious, fractious, apprehensive, tall(a), problematical, unimpressionable, rough, problematic, ticklish, vexed, catchy, nasty, steep, arduous, chaste, rugged, tricky, touchy, awkward, embarrassing, rocky, uncomfortable, uneasy, tight, trying, delicate, difficult, hard-fought, unavailable, displeasing, elusive, heavy, baffling, poor, hard, herculean, tough, troublesome, hurried, ambitious, sticky, unenviable, thorny, precarious, challenging, knotty, unstable

    Synonyms:
    aristocratical, promiscuous, wanton, sluttish, well-heeled, soft, docile, patrician, blue, aristocratic, well-to-do, well-situated, loose, well-off, prosperous, well-fixed, comfortable, leisurely, light, blue-blooded, gentle, easygoing

  9. easyadjective

    affording comfort

    "soft light that was easy on the eyes"

    Antonyms:
    nasty, fractious, ambitious, vexed, steep, rocky, touchy, rough, ticklish, trying, problematical, embarrassing, uncomfortable, challenging, precarious, apprehensive, rugged, troublesome, tricky, serious, hard, hurried, unimpressionable, chaste, unavailable, scarce, awkward, tough, sticky, unstable, displeasing, knotty, baffling, thorny, catchy, poor, heavy, arduous, worried, uneasy, hard-fought, tall(a), elusive, difficult, delicate, problematic, herculean, tight, unenviable

    Synonyms:
    well-situated, loose, gentle, prosperous, easygoing, sluttish, soft, leisurely, well-off, light, wanton, well-heeled, promiscuous, comfortable, well-to-do, well-fixed

  10. easy, light, loose, promiscuous, sluttish, wantonadjective

    casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior

    "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"

    Antonyms:
    hurried, thorny, worried, uneasy, poor, hard-fought, embarrassing, tall(a), tough, delicate, elusive, vexed, challenging, touchy, precarious, ambitious, unavailable, chaste, troublesome, heavy, unstable, apprehensive, tricky, serious, rugged, ticklish, unenviable, difficult, trying, fractious, uncomfortable, nasty, arduous, knotty, rough, unimpressionable, baffling, tight, steep, herculean, problematical, awkward, scarce, sticky, hard, rocky, catchy, problematic, displeasing

    Synonyms:
    motiveless, light-headed, sluttish, wanton, wakeful, faint, prosperous, at large(p), well-situated, soft, gentle, idle, blowsy, lightsome, blowzy, light-colored, unaccented, slatternly, weak, low-cal, lite, promiscuous, well-off, liberal, abstemious, informal, unclouded, leisurely, unaffixed, open, light(a), well-to-do, clear, well-fixed, easygoing, on the loose(p), comfortable, lightheaded, clean, tripping, short, scant(p), unprovoked, free, well-heeled, slack, light, swooning, calorie-free, escaped, lax, loose

  11. easyadjective

    less in demand and therefore readily obtainable

    "commodities are easy this quarter"

    Antonyms:
    precarious, displeasing, vexed, awkward, ambitious, delicate, touchy, unenviable, catchy, apprehensive, rough, tricky, baffling, tough, tight, tall(a), steep, uncomfortable, poor, uneasy, herculean, heavy, serious, troublesome, unstable, challenging, unavailable, nasty, hard-fought, ticklish, knotty, chaste, embarrassing, rocky, fractious, rugged, worried, trying, hard, thorny, difficult, elusive, scarce, problematical, problematic, arduous, hurried, unimpressionable, sticky

    Synonyms:
    well-situated, loose, gentle, prosperous, easygoing, sluttish, soft, leisurely, well-off, light, wanton, well-heeled, promiscuous, comfortable, well-to-do, well-fixed

  12. easyadverb

    obtained with little effort or sacrifice, often obtained illegally

    "easy money"

    Antonyms:
    embarrassing, rugged, apprehensive, thorny, problematical, vexed, tall(a), rough, hurried, unstable, fractious, precarious, baffling, rocky, problematic, tough, unavailable, ticklish, touchy, catchy, displeasing, serious, uncomfortable, steep, tight, uneasy, heavy, hard-fought, tricky, awkward, unenviable, nasty, elusive, unimpressionable, herculean, challenging, troublesome, knotty, worried, hard, ambitious, difficult, trying, delicate, arduous, sticky, scarce, poor, chaste

    Synonyms:
    well-situated, loose, gentle, prosperous, easygoing, sluttish, soft, leisurely, well-off, light, wanton, well-heeled, promiscuous, comfortable, well-to-do, well-fixed

  13. easily, easyadverb

    with ease (`easy' is sometimes used informally for `easily')

    "she was easily excited"; "was easily confused"; "he won easily"; "this china breaks very easily"; "success came too easy"

    Antonyms:
    ticklish, arduous, poor, displeasing, nasty, unimpressionable, tough, sticky, unavailable, knotty, steep, rocky, serious, trying, hurried, precarious, delicate, difficult, worried, challenging, heavy, embarrassing, herculean, tall(a), hard, vexed, ambitious, thorny, scarce, uneasy, unstable, uncomfortable, awkward, rough, rugged, apprehensive, catchy, hard-fought, chaste, elusive, tricky, problematical, fractious, unenviable, problematic, troublesome, baffling, tight, touchy

    Synonyms:
    soft, slowly, easily, tardily, slow, well

  14. slowly, slow, easy, tardilyadverb

    without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly')

    "he spoke slowly"; "go easy here--the road is slippery"; "glaciers move tardily"; "please go slow so I can see the sights"

    Antonyms:
    fractious, steep, chaste, problematic, vexed, difficult, unavailable, arduous, apprehensive, hard-fought, knotty, trying, displeasing, troublesome, thorny, embarrassing, sticky, heavy, ticklish, unimpressionable, elusive, scarce, uncomfortable, delicate, tall(a), rocky, rugged, hurried, unenviable, challenging, hard, poor, touchy, ambitious, unstable, serious, problematical, nasty, precarious, rough, baffling, worried, tough, herculean, tight, uneasy, catchy, tricky, awkward

    Synonyms:
    slowly, easily, tardily, behind, soft, lento, late, belatedly, slow

  15. easy, softadverb

    in a relaxed manner; or without hardship

    "just wanted to take it easy" (`soft' is nonstandard)

    Antonyms:
    problematical, unavailable, tall(a), herculean, serious, hurried, delicate, poor, tough, troublesome, chaste, touchy, catchy, vexed, sticky, hard-fought, ticklish, ambitious, worried, unstable, tricky, fractious, uneasy, precarious, rugged, scarce, thorny, unimpressionable, displeasing, challenging, arduous, knotty, hard, unenviable, rocky, steep, uncomfortable, heavy, tight, embarrassing, problematic, baffling, difficult, rough, elusive, awkward, trying, apprehensive, nasty

    Synonyms:
    tardily, easily, slow, soft, slowly

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. easyadjective

    Synonyms:
    facile, slight, comfortable, untroubled, quiet, tranquil, gullible, facile, credulous, submissive, compliant, tractable, affluent, independent, smooth, fluent, unconstrained

Editors Contribution

  1. quickly

    Submitted by anonymous on May 20, 2020  

How to use easy in a sentence?

  1. John Collins:

    The first thing, it always starts with moving the ball, moving the ball from side to side is always hard to guard in this league. The Wizards have guys that can contribute at a high level and The Wizards just wanted to make sure The Wizards were executing and putting guys in position where they can play their game. The Wizards continued to do that tonight. When The Wizards're playing that way, it's always easy to win.

  2. Jonathan Gibralter:

    It's not easy just to find what is the best research evidence, what are the best tried and true strategies. Of all of those strategies, if I were to take the time and research them myself, how do I know how valid they are? How do I know how effective they are? How do I know which one I would employ above any other?

  3. Reynaldo Diaz:

    I do this because it gives us money that's easy to earn.

  4. Jacqueline Bisset:

    I get called Jacqueline Bissette in America. In France, I get called Jackie Bisset. And actually, it is Jacqueline Bisset, which is not that easy to say.

  5. Brian Elbel:

    New York City was in a convenient place and could be ‘ fun ’ for younger kids, given that you generally got to fill your cup yourself, the idea is to make the healthy choice the easy choice.

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