RELAXATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of RELAXATION
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 n.  state of refreshing tranquility; act of making less strict
Classic Sentence: (72 in 5 pages)
1  He sleeps," she said; "nature exhausted by sufferance and the waste of spirits, his wearied frame embraces the first moment of temporary relaxation to sink into slumber.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIX
2  Had not the arrival of the Grand Master been so unexpectedly sudden, he would have seen nothing at Templestowe which might have appeared to argue any relaxation of discipline.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
3  And he would gaze on her with wide, childish eyes, in a relaxation of madonna-worship.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 19
4  It was sheer relaxation on his part, letting go all his manhood, and sinking back to a childish position that was really perverse.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 19
5  But a man needed occasional relaxation, he informed Mrs. Pontellier, and every now and again he drummed up a pretext to bring him to the city.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XX
6  Victor Lebrun, who happened to be in the city, bent upon relaxation, had accepted with alacrity.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXX
7  It was a great help to a person who had to toil all the week to be able to look forward to some such relaxation as this on Saturday nights.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 8
8  And at once in the conversation with the aide-de-camp Oblonsky had a sense of relaxation and relief after the conversation with Levin, which always put him to too great a mental and spiritual strain.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: Chapter 11
9  Well," said Ignatius Gallaher, "it's a relaxation to come over here, you know.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In A LITTLE CLOUD
10  Out of the twenty Musketeers sixteen, when this took place, rejoiced greatly at this relaxation; but the other four cursed it heartily.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 60 IN FRANCE
11  His idea of relaxation is working with his fretsaw.
Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In I
12  And this was possible through the prudence of the English king and the wise ordinances of his kingdom, which never in time of peace relaxes its warlike discipline.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXI.
13  She stood silent, her hands lying cold and relaxed in his.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IX
14  Her hands trembled with fright as she held the letter closer, but as she read the next paragraph she relaxed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
15  She lay relaxed for a moment, trying to summon anger to her aid, trying to draw on her strength.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIV
Example Sentence: (52 in 4 pages)
16  You need to ensure that a patient feels relaxed enough to discuss things fully.
17  Everybody was in a very relaxed and jolly mood.
18  As soon as I had made the final decision, I felt a lot more relaxed.
19  His index finger tightened on the trigger but then relaxed again.
20  The hotel had a lovely relaxed atmosphere.
21  He climbed onto his horse and set off at a relaxed trot down the lane.
22  He looked relaxed and determined as he fended off questions from the world's Press.
23  Jill has such a lovely relaxed temperament.
24  In the last year, the Australian government has introduced legislation to tighten up the relatively relaxed domestic security.
25  The sloth is at its busiest at sunset, using the word busy here in a most relaxed sense.
26  Self-abandoned, relaxed, and effortless, I seemed to have laid me down in the dried-up bed of a great river; I heard a flood loosened in remote mountains, and felt the torrent come: to rise I had no will, to flee I had no strength.
27  Executives should stop equating the work ethic with the long working hours, work should not be frantic, a relaxed ethos in the office might work better in the long run.
28  A gentle form of exercise will increase your ability to relax.
29  Muscles contract and relax during physical activity.
30  I like to get everything done before the guests arrive and relax for a moment in the calm before the storm.