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 for "relaxation":

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

How to pronounce relaxation?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say relaxation in sign language?

  1. relaxation

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#282576placidity

How to use relaxation in a sentence?

  1. Josie Feria:

    Everything that helps induce relaxation, not just sleep, helps.

  2. Olaf Biedermann:

    The Active Wellness seat is Faurecia's vision on the next level of personalized comfort, what we basically do is to monitor respiration rate and heart rate in the seat, and we derive stress and energy level from that. Then, having this kind of wellness being information, we now can offer a closed-loop comfort system; so in case you are stressed you get a relaxation massage, in case you have low energy levels you get a very energizing massage.

  3. Herodotus:

    If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it.

  4. Julie Berliner:

    I’ve participated in vape yoga. It’s really amazing. I felt a deeper concentration, relaxation, and clarity. Combining marijuana with an activity or experience, it’s about elevating it.

  5. Joachim Wedler:

    Autonomous driving gives the car interior a totally different meaning, fun and relaxation are the new targets for those cars, while (electrification) offers us different vehicle packaging opportunities as there's no (bulky) engine or transmission. Batteries more or less lie flat on the floor. We have totally different opportunities for roominess and ergonomics.

Images & Illustrations of relaxation

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