the process or fact of regaining health or strength; recovery from illness or exhaustion: Whether for short-term care or recuperation from surgery, our team works closely with patients, their families, and physicians to encourage rapid recovery.
the act or fact of recovering a loss or expense: When renovating, don’t expect a “dollar for dollar” recuperation of your investment in terms of the home’s market value.
- non·re·cu·per·a·tion, noun
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How to use recuperation in a sentence
Balanchine devoted himself to her recuperation, motivated, it seemed, partly by guilt.The Tragic Downfall of Tanaquil Le Clercq, Ballet’s Greatest Muse | Nancy Buirski | February 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She had sat and minced over rich dishes day after day, and never felt that exquisite sense of wholesomeness and recuperation.Joyce's Investments | Fannie E. Newberry
The true wife will insist on rest, and quiet, and recuperation.The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4) | W. Grant Hague
But as time went on, alas, I noticed that the recuperation was more slow and less certain.The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society | Upton Sinclair
When the plants begin to fail, return them to the florist for recuperation, where they may have equable conditions.The Practical Garden-Book | C. E. Hunn
I had to have a vacation, after which I needed 272 another, and was advised to seek recuperation in your hills.Penny of Top Hill Trail | Belle Kanaris Maniates