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 Dictionary entry overview: What does convalescence mean? 

  The noun CONVALESCENCE has 1 sense:

1. gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury

  Familiarity information: CONVALESCENCE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1convalescence [BACK TO TOP]


Gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural processes


convalescence; recuperation; recovery

Hypernyms ("convalescence" is a kind of...):

healing (the natural process by which the body repairs itself)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "convalescence"):

lysis (recuperation in which the symptoms of an acute disease gradually subside)

rally (a marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness)

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