(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. happy-go-lucky, cheerful; unconcerned, untroubled, careless; effortless, facile; tractable, compliant. See content, leniency. Ant., uptight, nervous.
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. relaxed, carefree, even-tempered, laid-back*; see amiable , calm 1 , nonchalant .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
placid, careless, undemanding, relaxed, lenient, gentle, tolerant, permissive, lax, informal, *happy-go-lucky, *devil-may-care, laid-back.
ANT.: *uptight, intense, stern, severe, harsh
(Roget's Thesaurus II) also easy-going adjective Unconstrained by rigid standards or ceremony: casual, easy, informal, natural, relaxed, spontaneous, unceremonious, unrestrained. Informal: laid-back. See PLAIN, TIGHTEN.

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