- a temporary or permanent decrease or subsidence of manifestations of a disease.
- a period during which such a decrease or subsidence occurs: The patient's leukemia was in remission.
SYNONYMS FOR remission
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Origin of remission
OTHER WORDS FROM remissionnon·re·mis·sion, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH remissionremission , remittance
Words nearby remission
Example sentences from the Web for remission
Despite its remission, the chronic disease has caused recurring health issues over the ensuing decades.Jane Birkin is back with a new album, but her presence is everlasting|Jeff Weiss|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
The formula weighs factors such as age, and, say, whether a cancer patient is in remission or currently undergoing chemotherapy.
Instead, 90 percent of them went into remission immediately.Emil Freireich, a pioneer of chemotherapy and a ‘towering figure in oncology,’ dies at 93|Emily Langer|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
In three weeks, after going through a whole full plant-based diet, my vision came back three months later, my diabetes went into remission, the nerve damage went away, and I dropped 35 pounds.A Leading NYC Mayoral Candidate Thinks Roof Farms Can Save America’s Cities|Amanda Kludt|January 14, 2021|Eater
Hogan is in remission from non-Hodgkin lymphoma and was treated two years ago for a common form of skin cancer.Hogan issues order requiring negative coronavirus test or self-quarantine after out-of-state travel|Gregory S. Schneider, Ovetta Wiggins, Julie Zauzmer|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
It went into remission, but it would resurface in 2011; and Scott was able to beat it once again.Remembering ESPN’s Sly, Cocky, and Cool Anchor Stuart Scott|Stereo Williams|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But in June 2012, after six years of remission, Brown was diagnosed with cancer again.MTV’s Diem Brown Dies: When Reality TV Starts Getting Real|Kevin Fallon|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A very long remission and stability is considered a substantial success.
I think the research runs in different directions depending on the nature of the remission.A Q&A with Scott Stossel, Author of ‘My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind’|Jesse Singal|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“This drug appears to shut cluster headaches down and puts patients into remission,” says Halpern.Longtime Sufferers of Cluster Headaches Find Relief in Psychedelics|Valerie Vande Panne|February 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It would probably claim her without remission for the next seven years.The Creators|May Sinclair
The remission of punishment was in the discretion of the Governor-in-chief: the 30 Geo.
This Chaim is only too ready to undergo, and he applies himself with even more ardor than before to get a remission of his sins.
In 468, the people again withdrew to the Janiculum, demanding the remission of debts, and crying out against usury.History of Julius Caesar Vol. 1 of 2|Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
Are you willing now to agree to the remission of the fine in consideration of Grettir's sentence being commuted?Grettir The Strong|Unknown
British Dictionary definitions for remission
less commonly remittal (rɪˈmɪtəl)
Derived forms of remissionremissive, adjectiveremissively, adverb
Medical definitions for remission
Scientific definitions for remission
Cultural definitions for remission
A period in the course of a disease when symptoms become less severe.