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Synonyms for relaxation
ˌri lækˈseɪ ʃənre·lax·ation

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. relaxationnoun

    (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 behaviornoun

    (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, relaxationnoun

    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, slackeningnoun

    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, relaxationnoun

    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 methodnoun

    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, relaxationnoun

    the act of making less strict

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. relaxationnoun

    Synonyms:
    loosening, slackening, diversion, recreation, rest

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "relaxation":

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

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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How to use relaxation in a sentence?

  1. Chris Williamson:

    Having enjoyed a mini-boom from consumers returning after the relaxation of pandemic restrictions, many services firms are now seeing households increasingly struggle with the rising cost of living, with producers of non-essential goods seeing a similar drop in orders.

  2. Fritjof Capra, physicist:

    During [these] periods of relaxation after concentrated intellectual activity, the intuitive mind seems to take over and can produce the sudden clarifying insights which give so much joy and delight.

  3. Rajkumar Dasgupta:

    Perfect sleep is like having a puzzle, and you need all the right pieces, people who have insomnia, they're missing one of those sleep hygiene pieces. When you make your recommendation, like a muscle relaxation, maybe that's not the thing that they were missing. Maybe sound wasn't the key part. Maybe you need more of that weighted blanket.

  4. Larry Phillips:

    I think the effects of relaxation do decrease stress levels and have a benefit to the heart.

  5. 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.


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