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
“A friendly staff member is happy to help you quench your thirst by bringing you a drink from the fully stocked bar.”
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 causing mental or emotional stress
“Alternatively, you may want to stay in the same place because the work is undemanding and fits around the rest of your life.”
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.”
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by negative feelings or emotions
“For the first time in many months, he felt cheerful and positive.”
Adjective
Opposite of easily offended or upset
“Over the years, I have become increasingly thick-skinned when it comes to criticism.”
Verb
Opposite of to draw or make tight or taut
Verb
Opposite of to tighten, especially one's muscles
“I allow my muscles to relax, and then begin to breathe at my regular pace.”
Verb
Opposite of to cause mental or emotional strain or tension in
“It would de-stress me greatly if I achieve the results that I have been working so hard to achieve.”
Verb
Opposite of to become or make less wide
“Nitric oxide stored in the top layers of the skin reacts to sunlight and causes blood vessels to widen.”
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