Use device theme  
Dark theme
Light theme

What is the opposite of easing?

Need antonyms for easing? Here's a list of opposite words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Opposite of present participle for to make more bearable
“Working in Carnaby Street would exacerbate my ire because it attracts all sorts of feckless tourists.”
Opposite of present participle for to reduce in intensity
“There is no cure for a food allergy and, once your body reacts, you will intensify the reaction each time you ingest the nasty substance.”
Opposite of present participle for to free from anxiety or worry
“There might still be consequences and she didn't want anything to happen that would stress her grandmother.”
Opposite of present participle for to become less serious or severe
“Sysco stood there with both of his hands in tight fists, and his teeth clenched as anger started to escalate inside of him.”
Opposite of present participle for to facilitate or reduce the difficulty of
“It makes sense because you the immortal being are good and you will hinder your own growth when doing harm.”
Opposite of present participle for to move (something or oneself) slowly and carefully
“The second wall of rock doesn't quite meet the one I have been sliding along, so I force myself into the narrowing gap, totally sightless.”
Opposite of present participle for to loosen or slacken the tension of
“Various methods were tried in the early days to tauten and strengthen the fabric.”
Opposite of the action of making something less extreme, intense, or violent
Opposite of the state of experiencing relief, typically from something intense or severe
Opposite of an easing of intensity or severity
Opposite of the alleviation of pain, discomfort, or distress
“I suddenly develop an acute exacerbation of pain and then collapse onto the floor.”
Opposite of a loss, or the reduction, of tension or tightness
Opposite of a reduction in amount or size
“The neutral states saw a rise in crime because their economic situations deteriorated.”
Opposite of serving to alleviate a person's feelings of grief or distress
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

Related Words and Phrases

See Also

Nearby Words
6-letter Words Starting With
Find Antonyms
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Apps More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2024