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relaxed

[ ri-lakst ]
/ rɪˈlækst /
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adjective

being free of or relieved from tension or anxiety: in a relaxed mood.
not strict; easy; informal: the relaxed rules of the club.

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Origin of relaxed

First recorded in 1630–40; relax + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM relaxed

re·lax·ed·ly [ri-lak-sid-lee, -lakst-lee], /rɪˈlæk sɪd li, -ˈlækst li/, adverbre·lax·ed·ness, nounun·re·laxed, adjective
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