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relaxation

noun

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2 freedom from activity or labor
  • meditating in a state of total relaxation

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The first known use of relaxation was in 1548

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“Relaxation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/relaxation. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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