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synonyms for relaxing

  • appropriate
  • complacent
  • convenient
  • cozy
  • easy
  • enjoyable
  • happy
  • healthy
  • loose
  • pleasant
  • pleased
  • relaxed
  • satisfying
  • serene
  • snug
  • soft
  • useful
  • warm
  • adequate
  • agreeable
  • at rest
  • cared for
  • cheerful
  • contented
  • delightful
  • enjoying
  • gratified
  • hale
  • hearty
  • loose-fitting
  • made well
  • protected
  • relieved
  • rested
  • restful
  • restored
  • satisfactory
  • sheltered
  • snug as a bug in a rug
  • soothed
  • strengthened
  • untroubled
  • well-off
  • entertaining
  • distracting
  • fun
  • crashed
  • dozing
  • dreaming
  • drowsing
  • lounging
  • napping
  • quiet
  • reclining
  • reposing
  • sleeping
  • snoozing
  • unwinding
  • asleep
  • at ease
  • at rest
  • comfortable
  • lying down
  • stretched-out
  • taking a break
  • taking it easy

antonyms for relaxing

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  • cold
  • cool
  • disagreeable
  • dissatisfied
  • hard
  • strict
  • troubled
  • uncomfortable
  • unfriendly
  • unhappy
  • unpleasant
  • unsuited
  • destitute
  • discontented
  • hopeless
  • miserable
  • needy
  • neglected
  • pitiable
  • poor
  • upset
  • wretched
    • bad
    • boring
    • depressing
    • disagreeable
    • dramatic
    • dull
    • repellent
    • repulsive
    • sad
    • serious
    • tragic
    • unamusing
    • unenjoyable
    • unexciting
    • unhappy
    • uninteresting
    • unpleasant
    • unstimulating
    • laborious
    • tiring
        • agitating
        • upsetting
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          How to use relaxing in a sentence

          Cool down after the walkOnce you get back home, you can flop down and relax or try to squeeze a little more productivity out of your pooch.
          THE RIGHT WAY TO WALK YOUR DOGJOHN KENNEDYAUGUST 26, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
          So when as an adult he quickly stretched a piece of natural rubber and felt its sudden warmth on his lip — and its subsequent coolness as it relaxed — he gained what he considered the most direct and convincing proof of a curious phenomenon.
          THE SHAPE-SHIFTING SQUEEZE COOLERSMARCUS WOOAUGUST 24, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
          With no need to worry about our backgrounds, whether our faces were frozen into alertness, or whether we were providing each other with the illusion of eye contact, my students and I could relax, focusing our full attention on one another.
          THAT CHATBOT I’VE LOVED TO HATETATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
          Despite some progress, especially in testing, most of the country’s local health departments still don’t have the workforce or the infrastructure needed to safely relax social distancing.
          THE U.S. LARGELY WASTED TIME BOUGHT BY COVID-19 LOCKDOWNS. NOW WHAT?JONATHAN LAMBERTJULY 1, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
          They can face bias when they try to play, relax and develop their interests in the outdoors.
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          He was aware of the muscles pulling and relaxing as the kelit ran, and the long bones sliding in their lubricated joints.
          INSIDEKICKJESSE FRANKLIN BONE
          This surplus Sir Robert Peel proposed to apply in relaxing the commercial tariff.
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          Gradually the relaxing steam-radiators began to grunt and grumble into a chill quietude.
          MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
          "Yes—me trade," replied the Sioux, his painted face relaxing with the grin that had become almost chronic.
          TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
          Was it possible that it was relaxing its grasp, releasing its prey?
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