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Synonyms for relaxation

Noun

1. relaxation, increase, increment, growth
usage: (physiology) the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers
2. relaxation, relaxation behavior, exponential decay, exponential return
usage: (physics) the exponential return of a system to equilibrium after a disturbance
3. easiness, relaxation, tranquillity, tranquility, quietness, quietude
usage: a feeling of refreshing tranquility and an absence of tension or worry; "the easiness we feel when sleeping"
4. relaxation, loosening, slackening, weakening
usage: an occurrence of control or strength weakening; "the relaxation of requirements"; "the loosening of his grip"; "the slackening of the wind"
5. rest, ease, repose, relaxation, inactivity
usage: freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"
6. relaxation, relaxation method, mathematical process, mathematical operation, operation
usage: 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
7. liberalization, liberalisation, relaxation, easing, easement, alleviation, relief
usage: the act of making less strict
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