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Synonyms for sweat



  • perspire
  • swelter
  • sweat like a pig
  • sweat buckets
  • break out in a sweat
  • exude moisture
  • be pouring with sweat
  • glow



  • worry
  • fret
  • agonize
  • lose sleep over
  • be on tenterhooks
  • torture yourself
  • be on pins and needles

no sweat


  • no problem
  • it's nothing
  • you're welcome
  • it's a pleasure

sweat something out


Synonyms for sweat

to excrete moisture through the pores of the skin

to exert one's mental or physical powers, usually under difficulty and to the point of exhaustion

sweat out: to carry on through despite hardships


moisture excreted through the pores of the skin

physical exertion that is usually difficult and exhausting

a condition of excited distress

Synonyms for sweat

salty fluid secreted by sweat glands

agitation resulting from active worry

Related Words

condensation of moisture on a cold surface

excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin

References in periodicals archive ?
The sweat produced by the eccrine sweat glands is mostly water, which helps to cool the body down.
People who sweat too much (hyperhidrosis) may be susceptible to body odour - often the salt level of their sweat is too high for the bacteria to break down.
If that doesn't work, your GP may refer you for an injection of the Botulinum toxin, which temporarily reduces sweating by blocking signals from the brain to the sweat glands.
Eccrine sweat glands already exist at birth and can be found over the whole body surface with only two exceptions: lips and glans penis [3].
Sweat glands, which produce sweat, are long, coiled, hollow tubes of cells located in your second layer of skin, the dermis.
Around 20 per cent of patients suffering from these diseases describe they are drenched in sweat.
Armpits are the prime Dr Pixie McKenna |those with hyperhidrosis shouldn't suffer in suspects, but the soles of the feet, face and palms are also areas with a high concentration of sweat glands, causing wet patches on clothes, clammy hands and smelly feet.
Human sweat produced when a person is happy induces a state similar to happiness in somebody who inhales this odor," said study co-author Gun Semin, a research professor in the department of psychology at Koc University in Istanbul, Turkey, and the Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada in Lisbon, Portugal.
I usually set up sweat therapy sessions to include three 15-minute rounds in the sauna with 5-minute breaks in between.
The minimum acceptable sweat volume is 15 [micro]l in macroduct coils (5); lower volumes are referred to as quantity not sufficient (QNS) specimens, not because the specimen cannot be analyzed but because this is a physiological requirement.
But some people really do sweat a lot, and it makes their lives a misery.
Washington, Oct 10 ( ANI ): A new study has revealed for the first time that the smell of stress sweat does, in fact, significantly alter how women are perceived by both males and females.
The procedure utilizes electromagnetic energy, precisely delivered to the area under the arm where the sweat glands reside, to eliminate the glands and reduce or eliminate the incidence of underarm sweat.
Sympathetic division of the peripheral nervous system signals cholinergic neurons to stimulate sweat gland secretion.