What are some alternative words for relaxation?

Synonyms for relaxationˌri 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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

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

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#1963balance
#2705sleep
#2835comfort
#2940relief
#4205quiet
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#10421relaxing
#10431residual
#10612simplicity
#13084residue
#13471serenity
#22368respite
#22832liberalization
#25711tranquility
#28771inactivity
#29001liberalisation
#29589easing
#33160softening
#36114inaction
#38211repose
#38525tranquillity
#48426loosening
#60953easiness
#67297idleness
#88327informality
#105279peacefulness
#121791detente
#175681slackening
#192178residuum
#221707quietus
#282576placidity

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