Synonyms of relaxation in English:

relaxation


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noun

1‘a state of relaxation’

SYNONYMS
mental repose, composure
calm, tranquillity, peacefulness, calming oneself, loosening up, unwinding, winding down
ANTONYMS

anxiety

2‘I just play for relaxation nowadays’

SYNONYMS
recreation, enjoyment, amusement, entertainment, diversion, distraction, fun, pleasure, rest, refreshment, relief, respite, leisure, leisure activity, leisure pursuit
informal R and R

3‘skills for coping with anxiety include muscle relaxation’

SYNONYMS
loosening, slackening, loosing, easing
ANTONYMS

tightening, contraction

4‘relaxation of censorship rules’

SYNONYMS
moderation, modification, easing, loosening, lessening, lightening, slackening
alleviation, mitigation, qualification, dilution, weakening, diminution, reduction
informal letting up
ANTONYMS

tightening up