What are some alternative words for relaxation?

Synonyms for relaxation
ˌri lækˈseɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. relaxation(noun)

    (physiology) the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers

    Synonyms:
    liberalisation, relaxation method, ease, easiness, loosening, slackening, repose, relaxation behavior, liberalization, rest

  2. relaxation, relaxation behavior(noun)

    (physics) the exponential return of a system to equilibrium after a disturbance

    Synonyms:
    liberalisation, relaxation method, ease, easiness, loosening, slackening, repose, relaxation behavior, liberalization, rest

  3. easiness, relaxation(noun)

    a feeling of refreshing tranquility and an absence of tension or worry

    "the easiness we feel when sleeping"

    Synonyms:
    liberalisation, relaxation method, ease, easiness, loosening, slackening, liberalization, simplicity, relaxation behavior, repose, rest, simpleness

  4. relaxation, loosening, slackening(noun)

    an occurrence of control or strength weakening

    "the relaxation of requirements"; "the loosening of his grip"; "the slackening of the wind"

    Synonyms:
    laxation, liberalisation, relaxation method, ease, easiness, loosening, slackening, repose, relaxation behavior, liberalization, rest

  5. rest, ease, repose, relaxation(noun)

    freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)

    "took his repose by the swimming pool"

    Synonyms:
    rest period, tranquility, eternal sleep, repose, peace of mind, loosening, balance, relaxation behavior, relief, ease, rest, simplicity, eternal rest, quiet, simpleness, easiness, placidity, informality, relaxation method, comfort, peace, tranquillity, residual, quietus, liberalisation, peacefulness, ataraxis, remainder, residue, residuum, sleep, heartsease, serenity, slackening, liberalization, respite

  6. relaxation, relaxation method(noun)

    a method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a solution and then reducing the errors that result by successive approximations until all the errors are less than some specified amount

    Synonyms:
    liberalisation, relaxation method, ease, easiness, loosening, slackening, repose, relaxation behavior, liberalization, rest

  7. liberalization, liberalisation, relaxation(noun)

    the act of making less strict

    Synonyms:
    liberalisation, relaxation method, ease, easiness, loosening, slackening, relaxation behavior, liberalization, rest, repose

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. relaxation

    Synonyms:
    idleness, inaction, inactivity, rest

    Antonyms:
    act, action, activity, application, drill, employment, exercise, exertion, occupation, operation, performance, practise, use

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. relaxation(n)

    Synonyms:
    loosening, slackening, diversion, recreation, rest

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    easing, loosening, détente, softening, relaxing, trigger, flexibilisation, ease

How to pronounce relaxation?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say relaxation in sign language?

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How to use relaxation in a sentence?

  1. Alfred Chan:

    Investor sentiment has actually improved in Hong Kong as more policy relaxation will happen.

  2. Nadine Kaslow:

    If you can't sleep, it's better to get up and be productive, or do something relaxing than to be stressed out that you're not sleeping, relaxation training is really helpful. You can do meditation when you wake up, muscle relaxation, even sleep imagery, such as imagining yourself in a safe place that is quiet and calm.

  3. Domenico Arcuri:

    Some images spread on social media, which show a relaxation in the behaviour of some people - fortunately only a few - , should not be taken as an example, they should be deplored, we can't have the idea that we've already reached the moment to return to normal.

  4. Teo Mendez:

    Hokemeyer told FoxNews.com. Questions that an individual may have during this heightened state of awareness include ‘ Where am I ’, ‘ Why am I doing this ? ’ as well as questions with deeper conflicts of being like ‘ Who am I ? ’ , and ‘ Am I safe, loved andlovable ? ’ Research on floatation therapy has been limited to small study groups, but some reports suggest floating can relieve muscle tension, enhance creativity and induce instant relaxation. Dr. Teo Mendez, an orthopedic surgeon from Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, has floated three times before and said Teo Mendez was skeptical about its mental health benefits at first. For about 20 minutes, I was pretty bored, but then I started to get a little bit in-tune with my body.

  5. Natalie Dautovich:

    Fresh air can have a cooling effect and we know that a cool bedroom environment is key to getting a good night's sleep, we also know there are a lot of positive associations between fresh air and relaxation, and when we feel relaxed and comfortable in our environment, we're more likely to feel sleepy.


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