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What is the opposite of relaxation?

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Opposite of recreation or rest, especially after a period of work
Opposite of the state of being free from emotional or mental tension or anxiety
Opposite of a loss, or the reduction, of tension or tightness
Opposite of the action of making a rule or restriction less strict
Opposite of the action of making something less extreme, intense, or violent
Opposite of an instance or period of rest or relaxation
“The pain was so severe that I was not able to engage in any activity for a while.”
Opposite of enjoyment gained engaging in recreational activities
“I always tell people that show business is my hobby and the animals are my work.”
Opposite of freedom from worries or problems
“Not that the life of the monk is meant to be miserable but it is nevertheless a life of hardship and deprivation in which one must find his peace.”
Opposite of an activity of a specified kind, especially a recreational or sporting one
Opposite of a break from work
“The weekend is over, and it's now time to get back to work.”
Opposite of freedom from disturbance
“The busy city was a hive of activity.”
Opposite of a temporary stop in action or speech
Opposite of the act or state of alleviating or providing relief
“Experience suggests that exacerbation of symptoms may result from overambitious or overhasty attempts at exercise.”
Opposite of a state of deriving, or a source that provides, gratification or enjoyment
“He twiddled his thumbs, not of want or desire, but out of sheer boredom.”
Opposite of something interesting or enjoyable that provides a short respite from a tense or tedious situation
“Ann's husband was never willing to confront the moment when seriousness should hold sway.”
Opposite of a form of temporary distraction
“In its early years, radio was still a personal medium that was listened to alone with the headphones on, allowing for the immersion of oneself in another world.”
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