Definition of 'relaxation'
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You will learn proper breathing to help with your relaxation. Why Am I Afraid to be Assertive? (1994)Once you are practised at this sort of relaxation you will feel quite refreshed afterwards. The Vitality Diet (1990)Progressive muscular relaxation works in three ways. Coping with Angina (1990)All swims are optional and there is time built in for rest and relaxation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Put some of your time into pure relaxation. The Guide to Greatness in Sales (1994)You may try relaxation and find that it alone gives you pain control. Drug-Free Pain Relief (1987)Learn natural relaxation techniques to help you cope with stressful situations more calmly. The Sun (2012)My relaxation is working hard at something else. Christianity Today (2000)Add relaxation time to your schedule and your skin will clear. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Try to focus on the benefits from this surgery and learn relaxation techniques to help you stay calm. The Sun (2014)But hard work uninterrupted by rest and relaxation is as damaging to performance as it is to the soul. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Is it not time for some relaxation concerning such apparently senseless routines when the subject of such calls is effectively trivia? Times, Sunday Times (2014)There are many methods of relaxation, nearly all of them quite similar. Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)Again, feeling the relaxation as you breathe out. Repetitive Strain Injury (1994)In this respect, the relaxation methods already outlined could be seen as forms of meditation. The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)Don't be discouraged if you find relaxation procedures hard at first. Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)Still other physicians took rest to mean relaxation, not time in bed. American Manhood: Transformations in Masculinity from the Revolution to the Modern Era (1993)At another time of the day, this or another relaxation method should also be performed. The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)This movement in fashion was of a piece with the gradual relaxation of feminine restraint that occurred in the course of the eighteenth century. PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)A relaxation of such control will help to make housing more affordable than it otherwise would be. Times, Sunday Times (2011)With a relaxation of controls in the economy, the country has grown richer through a massive export drive. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Work is relaxation for me. Times, Sunday Times (2010)After twenty or thirty minutes of relaxation I feel calm and much more able to take things in my stride. Coping with Bulimia (1987)You want to be in control of your relaxation and you can't be in control if you're asleep. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)
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Translations for 'relaxation'
British English: relaxation /ˌriːlækˈseɪʃən/ NOUN
Relaxation is a way of spending time in which you rest and feel comfortable.
You should be able to find the odd moment for relaxation.
- American English: relaxation
- Arabic: اِسْتِرْخَاء
- Brazilian Portuguese: relaxamento
- Chinese: 松驰
- Croatian: opuštanje
- Czech: odpočinek
- Danish: afslapning
- Dutch: ontspanning
- European Spanish: relajación
- Finnish: rentoutuminen
- French: relaxation
- German: Entspannung
- Greek: χαλάρωση
- Italian: rilassamento
- Japanese: くつろぎ
- Korean: 휴식
- Norwegian: avkobling
- Polish: odpoczynek
- European Portuguese: relaxamento
- Romanian: relaxare
- Russian: расслабление
- Spanish: relajación
- Swedish: avslappning
- Thai: การพักผ่อน
- Turkish: gevşeme
- Ukrainian: відпочинок
- Vietnamese: sự nghỉ ngơi
Definition of relaxation from the Collins English Dictionary
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