Zalwar Khan, apologizing for being late, is relaxed and the mood is light.
Lauer, the most relaxed of the three in an open-necked blue-striped shirt, seemed to be playing the role of couples counselor.
Political prisoners were released, and censorship of the media and the Internet was relaxed.
Because the music here is so free, so joyous, so relaxed that all its pleasures are instantly communicable.
In my own highly limited and unscientific time with it, the device left me relaxed, but distinctly blank.
The anger had ebbed from Dan's brain, although his attitude had not relaxed.
He relaxed, to enjoy the short respite he had gained by evading the forester.
The lines of the face were relaxed, and Raymond was sleeping peacefully.
Then for the first time Johnnie relaxed, and slumped into the morris chair.
He relaxed his hold on her, and sank back in his chair with a sigh.
late 14c., "to make (something) less compact or dense," from Old French relaschier "set free; soften; reduce" (14c.), from Latin relaxare "relax, loosen, open, stretch out, widen again; make loose," from re- "back" (see re-) + laxare "loosen," from laxus "loose" (see lax). Of persons, "to become less formal," from 1837. Meaning "decrease tension" is from early 15c.; intransitive sense of "to become less tense" is recorded from 1935. Related: Relaxed; relaxing.
relax re·lax (rĭ-lāks')
v. re·laxed, re·lax·ing, re·lax·es
To make or become lax or loose.
To relieve or become relieved from tension or strain.