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relaxation

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of relaxation

  1. 1 activity engaged in to amuse oneself what do people in this jerkwater town do for relaxation? Synonyms of relaxation dalliance, frolic, frolicking, fun, fun and games, recreation, play, rollicking, sportWords Related to relaxation 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 of relaxation drudgery, labor, work; duty, obligation, responsibility

  2. 2 freedom from activity or labor meditating in a state of total relaxation Synonyms of relaxation decompression, ease, leisure, rest, reposeWords Related to relaxation 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 of relaxation pressure, strain, stress, tenseness, tensionAntonyms of relaxation exertion, labor, toil, work



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