Definition for EAS'I-NESS


  1. Freedom from difficulty; ease. Easiness and difficulty are relative terms. Tillotson.
  2. Flexibility; readiness to comply; prompt compliance; a yielding or disposition to yield without opposition or reluctance. Give to him, and he shall but laugh at your easiness. South. So we say, a man's easiness of temper is remarkable.
  3. Freedom from stiffness, constraint, effort or formality; applied to manners or to the style of writing. Roscommon.
  4. Rest; tranquillity; ease; freedom from pain. Ray.
  5. Freedom from shaking or jolting, as of a moving vehicle.
  6. Softness; as, the easiness of a seat.

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