What are the antonyms for DISTENSION?

Synonyms for DISTENSION

Usage Examples for DISTENSION

  1. She was both angry and appalled to remember that she had felt a quivering, almost a distension of her nerves as she had sat there with him in the silence and solitude of the night. - "Black Oxen" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  2. It did not then occur to us to dissect the females to ascertain the fact more particularly: but this year, whether designing to neglect nothing, or to examine the distension of the female organs, we determined to dissect several. - "New observations on the natural history of bees" by Francis Huber