[ ri-lakst ]
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  1. being free of or relieved from tension or anxiety: in a relaxed mood.

  2. not strict; easy; informal: the relaxed rules of the club.

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/, adverb
  • re·lax·ed·ness, noun
  • un·re·laxed, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use relaxed in a sentence

  • Deftly he plugged it into the socket under his armpit, and breathed deeply, relaxedly.

    The Salesman | Waldo T. Boyd