Relax vs Animated - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between relax and animated
is that relax
is to calm down while animated
As an adjective animated is
endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous.
To calm down.
To make something loose.
- to relax''' a rope or cord; to '''relax the muscles or sinews
To become loose.
To make something less severe or tense.
- Horror all his joints relaxed .
To become less severe or tense.
To make something (such as codes and regulations) more lenient.
* Jonathan Swift
- to relax''' discipline; to '''relax one's attention or endeavours
- The stature of mortmain was at several times relaxed by the legislature.
, author=Edward Corwin
, title=The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation
, chapter=Section 2. Jurisdiction
, passage=The Court rejected the contention that the doctrine of sovereign immunity should be relaxed as inapplicable to suits for specific relief as distinguished from damage suits, saying: "The Government, as representative of the community as a whole, cannot be stopped in its tracks by any plaintiff who presents a disputed question of property or contract right."}}
(of codes and regulations) To become more lenient.
To relieve (something) from stress.
(dated) To relieve from constipation; to loosen; to open.
- Amusement relaxes the mind.
- An aperient relaxes the bowels.
* stress, excite
Endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous.
, title=(The Celebrity
, passage=The humor of my proposition appealed more strongly to Miss Trevor than I had looked for, and from that time forward she became her old self again;
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