easygoing vs leisurely what difference

what is difference between easygoing and leisurely

English

Alternative forms

  • easy-going

Etymology

easy +‎ going

Adjective

easygoing (comparative more easygoing, superlative most easygoing)

  1. (of a person) calm, relaxed, casual and informal
  2. (of a journey or pace) unhurried

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English

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈlɛʒɜli/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈliʒɚli/

Etymology 1

From leisure +‎ -ly.

Adjective

leisurely (comparative more leisurely, superlative most leisurely)

  1. Characterized by leisure; taking plenty of time; unhurried
    He goes about his business in a leisurely manner
    As we had a free morning, we went on a leisurely walk around the city.
    • 1900, Charles W. Chesnutt, The House Behind the Cedars, Chapter I,
      Warwick passed through one of the wide brick arches and traversed the building with a leisurely step.
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Derived terms
  • leisureliness

Etymology 2

From leisurelily, by haplology

Adverb

leisurely (comparative more leisurely, superlative most leisurely)

  1. In a leisurely manner.
    • 1943, Raymond Chandler, The High Window, Penguin 2005, p. 37:
      Sunset Crescent Drive curved leisurely north from Sunset Boulevard, well beyond the Bel-Air Country Club golf-course.

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