Ease is defined as comfort, relaxation and freedom from pain, stress or anxiety.(noun)
An example of ease is how someone feels after receiving positive test results.
Ease means to release or move away from pressure, tension or anxiety.(verb)
An example of ease is to slowly take steps to conquer a huge fear of swimming.
See ease in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME ese < OFr aise < VL *adjaces < L adjacens, lying nearby, hence easy to reach: see adjacent
See ease in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English ese
Origin: , from Old French aise, elbowroom, physical comfort
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *asium.
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