relaxing Definition

  • 1reducing tension or anxiety
  • 2pleasantly calm and peaceful

Using relaxing: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "relaxing" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    I find gardening very relaxing.

  • Example

    The spa offers a range of relaxing treatments.

  • Example

    The music was soft and relaxing.

  • Example

    We had a relaxing weekend away in the countryside.

relaxing Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for relaxing

Phrases with relaxing

  • a bath taken for the purpose of reducing stress and promoting relaxation


    After a long day at work, I like to take a relaxing bath.

  • a massage that is intended to reduce tension and promote relaxation


    I booked a relaxing massage at the spa to help me unwind.

  • a vacation that is intended to be calming and peaceful, with minimal stress or activity


    We went on a relaxing vacation to a remote island with no internet or phone signal.


Summary: relaxing in Brief

The term 'relaxing' [rɪˈlæksɪŋ] describes something that reduces tension or anxiety, or is pleasantly calm and peaceful. It can refer to activities like gardening or treatments like massages, as well as vacations that are intended to be calming and stress-free.