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Antonyms for easy
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. easy(adj)

    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, leisurely(adj)

    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. easy(adj)

    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. easy(adj)

    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, soft(adj)

    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. easy(adj)

    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-do(adj)

    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, gentle(adj)

    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. easy(adj)

    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, wanton(adj)

    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. easy(adj)

    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. easy(adverb)

    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, easy(adverb)

    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, tardily(adverb)

    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, soft(adverb)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. easy(adverb)

    Antonyms:
    anxious, uneasy

    Synonyms:
    relaxed, relaxing, fast, soft, trivial

  2. easy(adverb)

    Antonyms:
    difficult, uneath, uneasy, challenging, hard

    Synonyms:
    trivial, soft, fast, relaxed, relaxing

  3. easy(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    fast, relaxing, soft, relaxed, trivial

  4. easy(adjective)

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. easy

    Antonyms:
    uneasy, disturbed, uncomfortable, difficult, unmanageable, hard, exacting, anxious, awkward, embarrassed

    Synonyms:
    quiet, comfortable, manageable, indulgent, facile, lenient, unconstrained, gentle, not difficult, unconcerned, self-possessed

How to use easy in a sentence?

  1. Bill Wilson, Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous:

    easy does it

  2. Harry Gottleib:

    He got off easy.

  3. Grace Murray Hopper:

    Easy come, Easy go.

  4. New York-based:

    The interface was easy.

  5. Laura Dawson:

    It's easy foreign travel.

How to pronounce easy?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say easy in sign language?

  1. easy

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