Meditate vs Relaxation - What's the difference?

meditate | relaxation |


As a verb meditate

is to contemplate; to keep the mind fixed upon something; to study.

As a noun relaxation is

the act of relaxing or the state of being relaxed; the opposite of stress or tension; the aim of recreation and leisure activities.

meditate

English

(meditation)

Verb

  • To contemplate; to keep the mind fixed upon something; to study.
  • To sit or lie down and come to a deep rest while still remaining conscious.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    relaxation

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of relaxing or the state of being relaxed; the opposite of stress or tension; the aim of recreation and leisure activities.
  • A diminution of tone, tension, or firmness; specifically in pathology: a looseness; a diminution of the natural and healthy tone of parts.
  • relaxation of the soft palate
  • Remission or abatement of rigor.
  • Remission of attention or application.
  • relaxation of efforts
  • Unbending; recreation; a state or occupation intended to give mental or bodily relief after effort.
  • (physics) The transition of an atom or molecule from a higher energy level to a lower one.
  • (music) The release following musical tension.
  • Derived terms

    * dielectric relaxation * letter of relaxation

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