Definition of Easy going
1. Noun. Easy unobstructed progress. "After we solved that problem the rest was plain sailing"
Generic synonyms: Advance, Advancement, Forward Motion, Onward Motion, Procession, Progress, Progression
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Literary usage of Easy going
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"... the stalwart fidelity of friendship, rare in these easy going, half-and-half, non-committal days; such friendship as allowed no word of disparagement, ..."
2. A Greek Grammar for Schools and Colleges by Herbert Weir Smyth (1916)
"... of an easy-going style) the substantive takes no article before it, because it would have none if the attributive were dropped ; here the attributive is ..."
3. The Round Trip by Way of Panama Through California, Oregon, Nevada, Utah by John Codman (1879)
"THE UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD—THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS— EASY-GOING EMIGRANTS—GREELEY, ON THE ROAD TO DENVER. On leaving California, after crossing the Sierras ..."
4. American Character by Brander Matthews (1906)
"easy-going; Herbert Spencer even denounced ... maintaining that Character we were too good-natured, too easy-going, too tolerant of evil; and he insisted ..."
5. Piccadilly to Pall Mall: Manners, Morals, and Man by Ralph Nevill, Charles Edward Jerningham (1909)
"... labours of club servants have been much increased, members being in far more of a hurry than was generally the case in the easy-going days of the past. ..."