Everything is meant to be utilitarian and efficient, at the expense of relaxation or comfort.
This coastal town nestled in the middle of Vietnam is a great place to go for food and relaxation.
And his relaxation of evening formality—without losing the exquisite pleasure of dressing up—was as refreshing as a sigh.
It can be a form of stress relief, relaxation, and a way to express love, care, and compassion.
You cannot be in state of relaxation if you are close to someone in a state of adrenalin.
The relaxation of this effort is what causes the sense of refreshment that follows all healthy discharges.
She had taken his advice and was giving herself some relaxation from business.
Thus we toiled for eight weary weeks without rest, except as the Sabbath—the blessed day of rest—gave us some relaxation.
And then watch them (as I often have) make beautiful embroidery for relaxation!
Bathing and swimming supply, in their nu merous forms, examples of both healthful activity and relaxation.
late 14c., "rupture; mid-15c., "remission of a burden or penalty," from Old French relaxacion (14c.) and directly from Latin relaxationem (nominative relaxatio) "an easing, mitigation, relaxation," noun of action from past participle stem of relaxare (see relax). Meaning "relief from hard work or ordinary cares" is from 1540s.
relaxation re·lax·a·tion (rē'lāk-sā'shən)
The act of relaxing or the state of being relaxed.
Refreshment of body or mind.
A loosening or slackening.
The lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers.