convalescent

All Adjective Noun
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  • A few days more and the convalescent was allowed to leave her room. Cited from The Whirlpool, by George Gissing
  • He was taken into a special department arranged for those who were convalescent. Cited from Mr. World and Miss Church-Member, by W. S. Harris
  • The great county houses on either side were given over as convalescent homes. Cited from Shelled by an Unseen Foe, by James Fiske
  • German women who had country places turned these into homes for the convalescent wounded. Cited from My Four Years in Germany, by James W. Gerard
  • They got him to the base hospital, and now he's almost convalescent. Cited from War-time Silhouettes, by Stephen Hudson
  • All of a sudden she made her appearance at the home of her convalescent friend. Cited from The Delight Makers, by Adolf Bandelier
  • He was later moved into a convalescent center near his home.
  • Now only some half-dozen convalescent cases still remained on the sick-list. Cited from Darkness and Dawn, by George Allan England
  • There he lay ill for more than a month, and convalescent for as long again. Cited from The House of Cobwebs and Other Stories, by George Gissing
  • From that date for three weeks I went daily to the convalescent home. Cited from South African Memories, by Lady Sarah Wilson
  • From here he is sent to a convalescent home for six weeks. Cited from Over The Top, by Arthur Guy Empey
  • He went, and found her convalescent, sitting by the window, with her feet up. Cited from Jean-Christophe Journey's End, by Romain Rolland
  • He was on convalescent leave until the Civil War ended a few months later.
  • The question now arose, where shall we find suitable food for our convalescent? Cited from 'Three Score Years and Ten', by Charlotte Ouisconsin Van Cleve
  • I was now convalescent, and a day later we were talking of making a move forward. Cited from In Times of Peril, by G. A. Henty
  • We were going through a sort of convalescent room, where people were sitting who had been in hospital. Cited from Greenmantle, by John Buchan
  • This mansion had been a convalescent home for many officers ever since the war began. Cited from South African Memories, by Lady Sarah Wilson
  • He was very ill for several days, but began to grow convalescent. Cited from The Twin Hells, by John N. Reynolds
  • What is wanted now is to establish there some sort of hospital for convalescents. Cited from French and Oriental Love in a Harem, by Mario Uchard
  • A convalescent hospital ship in service during World War I was named after him.
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Meaning of convalescent

  • noun A person who is recovering from illness