easygoing
easygoing eas"y*go`ing, easy-going eas"y-go`ing([=e]z"[y^]*g[=o]`[i^]ng), a. 1. Moving easily; hence, mild-tempered; relaxed and casual; ease-loving; inactive. Contrasted with {tense}. [WordNet sense 2]

Syn: degage, easy-going, laid-back. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

2. having a lax moral or disciplinary standard. [WordNet sense 1] {strict}

Syn: lenient. [WordNet 1.5]

3. unhurried; as, an easygoing pace. Opposite of {hurried}. [WordNet sense 3]

Syn: easy, leisurely. [WordNet 1.5]

4. unaggressive; as, his easygoing approach to business. Opposite of {aggressive}. [WordNet sense 4]

Syn: low-pressure. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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