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Antonyms for relaxed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. relaxed(adj)

    without strain or anxiety

    "gave the impression of being quite relaxed"; "a relaxed and informal discussion"

    wired, fidgety, isotonic, edgy, pumped(p), antsy, itchy, uptight, pumped-up(a), cliff-hanging, jittery, aroused, nervy, nail-biting, pumped up(p), highly strung, taut, high-strung, restive, overstrung, suspenseful, jumpy, nervous, wound up, tense, electric, unrelaxed, suspensive, strained, fretful


  1. relaxed(adjective)

    stressed, anxious, nervous


  2. relaxed(adjective)

    Having an easy-going mood or temperament.

    He's a relaxed kind of guy, he never lets himself get upset.

    stressed, anxious, nervous


  3. relaxed(adjective)

    Eased or loosened.

    The relaxed rules were greatly tightened after the lawsuit.


    anxious, stressed, nervous

Editors Contribution

  1. serious

    Submitted by ryan_1 on July 14, 2020  
  2. spaz

    relaxed; calm

    "wow, the dog was so calm and relaxed."

    Submitted by julia.bankhead on May 6, 2020  

How to use relaxed in a sentence?

  1. Dejan Ilijevski:

    If your asset allocation was appropriate for your risk tolerance ahead of the turmoil, then there is no need to change it now,” explained Dejan Ilijevski, president of Sabela Capital Markets. “Changing your asset allocation now would be driven by your emotions, rather than on the decisions you made when you were more rational and relaxed.”

  2. Amit Ray:

    You are a Golden Witnessing Screen. Meditation is the effortless effort to keep that screen clean, clear and relaxed.

  3. Roy Blunt:

    I don't know that everybody is that relaxed, but I think most people have determined that there is not much they can do about these final negotiations, this is going to be decided by three or four people, and most of us are not one of those three or four people.

  4. Klaus Stoehlker:

    Sepp Blatter is not nervous, he is not limited in his analysis, he is fully relaxed. He is leading FIFA until this moment, then he will see if there is a candidate who is able to step into his shoes.

  5. Ben Lomai:

    Papua New Guinea has relaxed restrictions on the detainees a little bit. They can now go into town and move about the camp freely.

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