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1. flexion

noun. ['ˈflɛkʃən'] the state of being flexed (as of a joint).

Synonyms

  • flexure
  • physiological condition
  • physiological state
  • flection

Antonyms

  • hyperthermia
  • hypopigmentation
  • hypocapnia
  • hypothermia

Etymology

  • flexio (Latin)
  • flecto (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Flexion

  • overprotection
  • introspection
  • interconnection
  • circumspection
  • reinspection
  • predilection
  • disinfection
  • disconnection
  • recollection
  • preelection
  • interjection
  • imperfection
  • disaffection
  • resurrection
  • reflection
  • reelection
  • redirection
  • projection
  • intersection
  • insurrection
  • inspection
  • inflection
  • convection
  • confection
  • complexion
  • selection
  • rejection
  • protection
  • perfection
  • objection

Example sentences of the word flexion


1. Noun, singular or mass
The higher you place your feet on the platform, the more hip flexion you create.

2. flexion

noun. ['ˈflɛkʃən'] deviation from a straight or normal course.

Synonyms

  • inflection
  • difference
  • divergence
  • flection
  • departure

Antonyms

  • convergence
  • convergency
  • disembarkation
  • appearance

Etymology

  • flexio (Latin)
  • flecto (Latin)

3. flexion

noun. ['ˈflɛkʃən'] act of bending a joint; especially a joint between the bones of a limb so that the angle between them is decreased.

Synonyms

  • flexure
  • dorsiflexion
  • flex

Antonyms

  • agreement
  • similarity
  • same
  • sameness

Etymology

  • flexio (Latin)
  • flecto (Latin)
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