overrelax

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ relax

Verb[edit]

overrelax (third-person singular simple present overrelaxes, present participle overrelaxing, simple past and past participle overrelaxed)

  1. (transitive) To relax excessively.
    • 2003, Mark Hyman, Mark Liponis, Ultraprevention: The 6-Week Plan That Will Make You Healthy for Life (page 70)
      They may have diabetes, or be taking a medication that overrelaxes the muscular sphincter at the bottom of the esophagus.
  2. (transitive, mathematics) To solve using overrelaxation.