Synonyms and Antonyms of relaxation
1 activity engaged in to amuse oneself what do people in this jerkwater town do for relaxation? Synonyms dalliance, frolic, frolicking, fun, fun and games, recreation, play, rollicking, sportRelated Words gamboling (or gambolling), romping; amusement, diversion, entertainment; hobby, hobbyhorse, pastime; delight, enjoyment, pleasance, pleasure; friskiness, playfulness, sportiveness, wantonness; devilment, devilry (or deviltry), hanky-panky, hob, impishness, jinks, knavery, mischief, mischievousness, rascality, roguishness, waggery; binge, fling, kick, lark, revel, rollick, spree; hilarity, merriment, merrymaking, revelry, whoopee; buffoonery, high jinks (also hijinks), horseplay, tomfooleryNear Antonyms drudgery, labor, work; duty, obligation, responsibility
2 freedom from activity or labor meditating in a state of total relaxation Synonyms decompression, ease, leisure, rest, reposeRelated Words catnapping, dozing, lazing, napping, resting, sleep, slumber, slumbering, snoozing; quiet, silence, stillness; calm, peace, peacefulness, placidity, respite, restfulness, sereneness, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility), tranquilness; dolce far niente, idlenessNear Antonyms pressure, strain, stress, tenseness, tensionAntonyms exertion, labor, toil, work
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