HyperDic: convalescence

English > 1 sense of the word convalescence:
NOUNprocessconvalescence, recuperation, recoverygradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
convalescence > pronunciation
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > convalescence: 1 sense > noun 1, process
Meaninggradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury.
Synonymsrecuperation, recovery
Narrowerlysisrecuperation in which the symptoms of an acute disease gradually subside
rallyA marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness
BroaderhealingThe natural process by which the body repairs itself
Spanishconvalecencia, recuperación
Catalanconvalescència, recuperació
Adjectivesconvalescentreturning to health after illness or debility
Verbsconvalesceget over an illness or shock

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