relaxationNounrelaxation (plural relaxations)
The act of relaxing or the state of being relaxed; the opposite of stress or tension; the aim of recreation and leisure activities.
A diminution of tone, tension, or firmness; specifically in pathology: a looseness; a diminution of the natural and healthy tone of parts. relaxation of the soft palate
Remission or abatement of rigor.
Remission of attention or application. relaxation of efforts
Unbending; recreation; a state or occupation intended to give mental or bodily relief after effort.
(physics) The transition of an atom or molecule from a higher energy level to a lower one.
(music) The release following musical tension.
(physiology) the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers
(physics) the exponential return of a system to equilibrium after a disturbance
a feeling of refreshing tranquility and an absence of tension or worry
an occurrence of control or strength weakening
freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
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
the act of making less strict
Synonyms for relaxation
heartsease, quiet, quietus, tranquility, comfort, placidity, sleep, peace, peacefulness, serenity, ease, tranquillity, rest, simplicity, residue, remainder, residual, repose, respite, loosening, easiness, informality, liberalization, slackening, simpleness, residuum, liberalisation, ataraxis - laxation
Example Sentences Including 'relaxation'
You should have complete rest and relaxation.
A place of peace, relaxation and tranquility.
We're witnessing a total relaxation of morals.
Lindsay, your showcase is all about relaxation.
And imagined relaxation isn't so bad, either.
Donna, you and I are relaxation professionals.
This is all about encouragement and relaxation.
relaxation is a fundamental element of fighting.
Well, I'm taking a relaxation course next semester.
I offered him teas and some relaxation exercises.
I often play with it myself for relaxation.
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