What is the opposite of tense?

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Adjective
Opposite of physically unyielding, taut or stiff
Adjective
Opposite of causing or characterized by anxiety and nervousness
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Adjective
Opposite of characterized by, or tending to cause, agitation or anxiety
Adjective
Opposite of marked by a likelihood to threaten the safety of a person or persons
“After a tumultuous period of torrential rainfall, the air has been surprisingly calm and pleasant.”
Adjective
Opposite of showing anger easily or customarily
Adjective
Opposite of feeling fear or apprehension
“Henderson faces war like Horatio on the bridge, unflinching and unafraid to deal with the consequences of violence.”
Adjective
Opposite of striking in appearance or effect
“The more exciting parts are action-packed with fighting and gore, but it only occurs in bursts along with a boring storyline.”
Adjective
Opposite of physically unyielding, taut or stiff
“I know I've lost weight because my pants are getting loose around my belly.”
Adjective
Opposite of not easily bent or changed in shape
“A flexible tape measure is the only tool to accurately measure the human body's curves and contours.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing a tendency to be quickly irritated or provoked
“Her first day was filled with jeering and taunts but she remained patient with them.”
Verb
Opposite of to draw or make tight or taut
Verb
(of a muscle) Opposite of to become shorter and tighter in order to effect movement of part of the body
“I like to start my workout with some light cardio to relax the muscles.”
Verb
Opposite of to ready oneself for a challenging experience
“How is it they as believers could succumb to the experience of being forsaken by God, in terror before the withdrawal of divine love?”
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