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  Words related to relaxation

Related / Similar Words: liberalization, liberalisation, relaxation method, rest, ease, repose, loosening, slackening, easiness, relaxation behavior

 

Definition:
  • the act of making less strict;
  • 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;
  • freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool";
  • an occurrence of control or strength weakening; "the relaxation of requirements"; "the loosening of his grip"; "the slackening of the wind";
  • a state of refreshing tranquility;
  • (physics) the exponential return of a system to equilibrium after a disturbance;
  • (physiology) the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers;

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    Hyponyms: bedrest, bed rest, lie-in, quiescence, quiescency, dormancy, sleeping, leisure, thaw, languor, dreaminess

     

    Derivational Morphology: relax, loosen, liberalize, liberalise, loosen up, unbend, unwind, decompress, slow down, recumb, repose, recline, rest, slacken, remit, loose, slack, slack up, unstrain, unlax, make relaxed

     

     
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