Origin of respite
OTHER WORDS FROM respiteun·res·pit·ed, adjective
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How to use respite in a sentence
I struggle with the same financial and mental challenges as non-autistics, and the suffering we are all enduring is far too steep a price to pay for a temporary respite from my acting gig as a neurotypical person.I’m autistic. I’m hoping I can wear a mask for the rest of my life.|Christine M. Condo|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
Sports have prevailed, however, and despite some jarring changes, the major sports leagues have managed to provide a respite from the news and keep fans cheering, even if they have to do so remotely.Backyard party essentials: Outdoor Super Bowl party ideas for 2021|PopSci Commerce Team|January 30, 2021|Popular-Science
For the winter break, Barber’s assignments include taking a respite from technology, spending time with family, eating good food, reading a book for fun, getting outside and performing a random act of kindness.Partly hidden by isolation, many of the nation’s schoolchildren struggle with mental health|Donna St. George, Valerie Strauss|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
Heads quickly turned to the right-wing Twitter alternative Parler—which seemed to be a logical place of respite for the digitally de-throned president.Why Twitter bans alone are not enough to stop the alt-right|Bronwyn Carlson|January 20, 2021|Quartz
From prelift power breakfasts to apres-ski steaks in an Old West saloon, here’s where to eat when you’re not on the slopesSun Valley, Idaho, has been a favorite adventure getaway and celebrity respite for almost a century.
Scientific observation, rather than being a place of respite from fear, itself has become something else to rail against.Did One Liberian Prostitute Give Ebola to Eight Soldiers?|Kent Sepkowitz|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Michigan waiver benefits include, besides the staff at home, respite care and environmental adaptations.The Mommy Blogger Who Tried to Kill Her Autistic Daughter Talks to Dr. Phil|Elizabeth Picciuto|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is no respite from the destruction as I drive into the UNRWA compound.
He admits that drugs may have saved his life early on because they offered respite from the sadness.
Jimmy Fallon's uncontainable glee is a welcome respite from late night's usual smarm and snark, but that's Fallon's thing.Seth Meyers Gets Off to a Rocky Start on 'Late Night'|Kevin Fallon|February 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the whole,91 it may be seriously doubted whether the respite extended beyond a couple of months, or even six weeks.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
He had a moment's respite now, for Fortunio stung—though lightly was not likely to come again until he had others to support him.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Under Gordian and Philip a respite was again granted to the persecuted church.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
I never slept, except by day, when exhausted nature at length claimed some respite.Confessions of a Thug|Philip Meadows Taylor
We can also understand the eagerness with which the Roman welcomed a respite from civic and social duties.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston