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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury.

Usage examples (38)
  • Having spent five months in bed, I was over the acute stage and was allowed three months convalescence.
  • Lord Ashburton, whom we had been led to suppose out of danger, made no progress in convalescence and then began to sink.
  • Moreover, each several motion takes its name rather from the goal than from the starting-point of change, e.g. motion to health we call convalescence, motion to disease...
  • Don’t worry, once your convalescence is complete we’ll have you back in the community. for more
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