What is the opposite of busy?

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Adjective
Opposite for being regularly preoccupied
“He's quite easy to get ahold of because he's usually free.”
Adjective
Opposite for being regularly preoccupied
“He is a rather lazy person who just spends his days lounging on his couch.”
Adjective
(busy with) Opposite for deeply engaged in activity
“He deliberately keeps himself free from work on the weekends so as to avoid burning himself out.”
Adjective
Opposite for unavailable for meetings
“The doctor is available and will see you now.”
Adjective
Opposite for full of activity
“The music festival was poorly organized and turned out to be a rather lifeless affair.”
Adjective
Opposite for full of people
“It was early in the morning, and the usually busy city would be eerily empty.”
Adjective
(of work) Opposite for strenuous in nature
“We spent a tranquil day down by the lake by ourselves.”
Adjective
Opposite for excessively decorated
“A minimalist approach will work best when redecorating this room to provide it with a more moderate look.”
Adjective
(of facilities or services) Opposite for not currently available for use
“You should give him a call now while his line is available.”
Adjective
Opposite for tending to interfere in the affairs of others
“She's an unobtrusive woman who mostly just keeps to herself.”
Verb
Opposite for to be occupied with an activity
“I typically free myself from any strenuous activities whenever I need a break.”
Verb
Opposite for to hold the attention of
“We try not to bore little Bobby with the evening news as he prefers watching the cartoons instead.”
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