What is the opposite of stress?

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Noun
Opposite of a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances
“Even in the face of adversity, he was filled with calm and clarity of mind.”
Noun
Opposite of pressure or tension exerted on a material object
“The release of air from my vehicle's tire would be required after an excess of it was pumped in.”
Noun
Opposite of particular emphasis or importance
“Jacob declared that there should be a greater de-emphasis on unemployment, and a greater focus on tax reform.”
Noun
Opposite of applications of accent
Noun
Opposite of energy or effort expended towards an endeavor
“The inferiority might be the result of feebleness and of want of activity of the mind.”
Noun
Opposite of the state of being stretched tight
“If there are big holes in the stitches caused by the looseness of the fabric, then that yarn is not a good match for the project.”
Noun
Opposite of the state of being difficult or bothersome
“Sarah managed to complete the challenging puzzle with ease.”
Noun
Opposite of the modulation of intonation or pitch in the voice
Noun
Opposite of the force per unit area exerted by a fluid against a surface with which it is in contact
“The amount of general anesthesia using muscle relaxants helped the easing up of airflow during expiration and inspiration.”
Noun
Opposite of an urgent need or demand
Noun
Opposite of a significantly difficult task or experience
“Life was a luxury for him now that he had finally made a success of himself.”
Noun
Opposite of an increase or improvement in quality, value, or extent
Noun
Opposite of shift of accent
Noun
Opposite of the core or basis for something
“Briefly, the initially adsorbed liposomes seemed to collapse from the outer periphery toward the center of the liposome.”
Noun
Opposite of hard work, or the effort expended on a particular task
“We are never going to finish building this house with so much laziness.”
Noun
Opposite of a sleeping disorder that is known for its symptoms of unrest and the inability to sleep
Noun
Opposite of a state of extreme physical or mental tiredness
“She eloquently discusses the need for rejuvenation by using the example of Sundays as a day of rest.”
Noun
Opposite of an open declaration of affirmation to the truth of something
Verb
Opposite of to emphasize, stress, or indicate the importance of
“To say he was disappointed by the revelation would be to understate his reaction.”
Verb
Opposite of to cause mental or emotional strain or tension in
“It would de-stress me greatly if I achieve the results that I have been working so hard to achieve.”
Verb
(usually of an object) Opposite of to physically strain, or to apply force as to cause strain
“My new shoes would gradually begin to give after several hours of being worn.”
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Opposite of to put into italics
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Opposite of to be anxious or concerned about something in particular
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Opposite of to augment or make something greater
“Speaking without confidence will diminish your credibility.”
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Opposite of to emphasize, stress, or indicate the importance of
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Opposite of to be anxious or concerned
“How do you relax with all this turbulence on the plane?”
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Opposite of to greatly emphasize a point or issue
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Opposite of to encourage (a behavior, feeling, relationship or idea) through repeated stimulus
“His attitude remained surly and his parents' and teachers' reprimands seemed to encourage rather than discourage his bad behavior.”
Verb
Opposite of dwell on
Verb
Opposite of to omit a sound or a letter from a word
Verb
Opposite of focus attention on
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