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1. remission

noun. ['riːˈmɪʃən'] an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease).

Synonyms

  • respite
  • resolution
  • subsidence
  • hiatus
  • suspension
  • abatement
  • reprieve

Antonyms

  • cash
  • credit
  • stiffen
  • increase

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Words that Rhyme with Remission

  • predisposition
  • misrecognition
  • juxtaposition
  • retransmission
  • presupposition
  • decomposition
  • statistician
  • reimposition
  • redeposition
  • redefinition
  • precondition
  • pediatrician
  • obstetrician
  • mathematician
  • malnutrition
  • geriatrician
  • fondkommission
  • extradition
  • transmission
  • superstition
  • requisition
  • recondition
  • recognition
  • proposition
  • premonition
  • preignition
  • inquisition
  • exposition
  • expedition
  • electrician

Example sentences of the word remission


1. Noun, singular or mass
There is no cure for DM, only periods of remission.

Quotes containing the word remission


1. To me, Ann Romney sounds like a better candidate than her husband. She put her MS into remission through horseback riding, alternative therapies, and a healthy diet. She knows how to pace herself. She has a sense of humor and an innate honesty, and her hair moves in the wind. Maybe she should run.
- Patti Davis

2. remission

noun. ['riːˈmɪʃən'] the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance.

Synonyms

  • remittal
  • absolution
  • redemption
  • indulgence
  • penance
  • salvation

Antonyms

  • indecision
  • irresoluteness
  • preparation
  • activity

3. remission

noun. ['riːˈmɪʃən'] (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court).

Synonyms

  • remit
  • remitment

Antonyms

  • activeness
  • unpermissiveness
  • discipline

4. remission

noun. ['riːˈmɪʃən'] a payment of money sent to a person in another place.

Synonyms

  • remittance
  • payment
  • remitment

Antonyms

  • commerce
  • commercialism
  • evasion
  • mercantilism
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