unrelaxing

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A temporary bed was provided for her on the settle, near the fire; and, after a short time, she fell into a heavy slumber, with the child, who seemed no less weary, soundly sleeping on her arm; for the mother resisted, with nervous anxiety, the kindest attempts to take him from her; and, even in sleep, her arm encircled him with an unrelaxing clasp, as if she could not even then be beguiled of her vigilant hold.
The ceaseless watching, the unrelaxing excitement of the last two days, had worn her out.
My emotions and sensations were childlike and chaotic inasmuch that they were very intense and primitive, and that I lay very helpless in their unrelaxing grasp.
The only downside was the unrelaxing scrubbing to clean the oily residue from my bath afterwards.
Leaning over a low bench, or balancing a plate and drink precariously, makes for an unrelaxing experience.
This undying elasticity is owing in great measure to the unrelaxing pertinacity with which they cling to the traditions of their race (224).
To relieve my stress, I then had a massage while lying on heated river stones, which made me feel like a roasting chicken (a remarkably unrelaxing image).
Later, at the Birds's, "even in sleep, [Eliza's] arm encircled him with an unrelaxing clasp, as if she could not even then be beguiled of her vigilant hold" (147).
I just knew that she was going to ask me to do something unrelaxing, so I did the only thing a self-respecting first-day-of-summer vacationer would do: I hid under my cat.
But relaxed I was, from the moment I had my obligatory ``welcome on board'' cruise photograph taken (admittedly, there was one unrelaxing instance) to the moment I floated off the ship onto the plane home.
It's the most tedious, unrelaxing thing you can do.
We all try and just keep going and live our lives, but at the same time it's slightly unrelaxing because your guard is up.