Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun perspiration

2 senses of perspiration

Sense 1
perspiration, sweat, sudor -- (salty fluid secreted by sweat glands; "sweat poured off his brow")
       => secretion -- (a functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell)

Sense 2
perspiration, sweating, diaphoresis, sudation, hidrosis -- (the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid; "perspiration is a homeostatic process")
       => bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity -- (an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity")

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