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  • Info Convalescence is the gradual recovery of health and strength after illness or injury. more...
  • My mother arrived a short time before my convalescence, and did not leave me again. Cited from My Double Life, by Sarah Bernhardt
  • So long as he did not work he felt that his convalescence was making little progress. Cited from Doctor Pascal, by Emile Zola
  • He was more like a man who had left his bed in the middle of convalescence. Cited from The Ragged Edge, by Harold MacGrath
  • I kept about twenty men who were on the road to convalescence. Cited from My Double Life, by Sarah Bernhardt
  • During this convalescence George felt that he must take no middle course. Cited from The Earth Trembled, by E.P. Roe
  • It has been said that he had an experience with God during his convalescence.
  • After a long convalescence he returned to music, teaching in his home.
  • The mother needs the care of convalescence more than does the child. Cited from The Nervous Housewife, by Abraham Myerson
  • Wounded three times in the action, he required several months of convalescence.
  • I well remember an incident which occurred during her convalescence from that operation. Cited from Gilbert Keith Chesterton, by Maisie Ward
  • I got the best doctor here, but when convalescence began the question of food was a trial. Cited from Famous Adventures And Prison Escapes of the Civil War, by Various
  • During convalescence he could do little else but listen to music and draw.
  • To get up and look at himself in that glass had been the first act of his convalescence. Cited from Mr. Waddington of Wyck, by May Sinclair
  • He made many drawings during his convalescence and decided that he would become an artist.
  • It remained in use as a convalescence home for soldiers throughout the Soviet period.
  • The happy mother was in the chamber of convalescence with her beautiful boy at her side. Cited from The Empire of Russia, by John S. C. Abbott
  • During convalescence, great care is necessary to protect the patient from taking cold. Cited from People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English, by R.V. Pierce
  • What had been expected to be a brief leave developed into a three-year convalescence from the disease.
  • You know what that means, at least, several years of convalescence. Cited from The Winning Clue, by James Hay, Jr.
  • She has requested the medical authorities to send you to her house for your convalescence. Cited from Ailsa Paige, by Robert W. Chambers
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Meaning of convalescence

  • noun Gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury