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1. convalescence

noun. ['ˌkɑːnvəˈlɛsəns'] gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury.

Synonyms

  • healing
  • lysis
  • recuperation
  • rally

Antonyms

  • spread
  • demobilize

Etymology

  • convalescence (French)
  • convalescentia (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Convalescence

  • quintessence
  • phosphorescence
  • obsolescence
  • luminescence
  • evanescence
  • coalescence
  • adolescence
  • acquiescence
  • senescence
  • essence

Example sentences of the word convalescence


1. Noun, singular or mass
However, alfalfa can help guinea pigs who need to put on weight because of illness or during convalescence.

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