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Antonyms for flexion
ˈflɛk ʃənflex·ion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flexure, flection, flexionnoun

    the state of being flexed (as of a joint)

    Antonyms:
    extension

    Synonyms:
    flection, flexure, inflection, crease, fold, bend, crimp, plication

  2. inflection, flection, flexionnoun

    deviation from a straight or normal course

    Antonyms:
    extension

    Synonyms:
    flexure, inflection, modulation, flection, inflexion, prosody

  3. flexion, flexurenoun

    act of bending a joint; especially a joint between the bones of a limb so that the angle between them is decreased

    Antonyms:
    extension

    Synonyms:
    flection, flexure, inflection, crease, fold, bend, plication, crimp

How to use flexion in a sentence?

  1. Randy Shelerud:

    The main advantage is that there is direct support on the mid-cervical spine with these pillows, which allows less pressure on the cervical facets in the mid spine. The airline seats force one’s head into a bit of flexion not allowing the cervical spinal musculature [ basically all muscles running along the spine ] the ability to completely relax.

  2. Alan Hedge:

    The problem with standing [at work] is that when you raise desk height for keyboard/mouse use, you need to also raise screen height about the desk or you get neck flexion, neck flexion.

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