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Noun
A deterioration in someone's state of health after a temporary improvement
“Many of these patients also experienced a relapse of their psychotic illness after the pregnancy.”
Noun
The act of relapsing
“A relapse into the nationalism of the nineteenth century.”
Noun
A sudden short bout of an illness or stress
Noun
A discouragement
Noun
A disease or period of sickness affecting the body or mind
Verb
To fall back into bad habits or illness
“Careful checks are made on how people fare after the help and very few relapse into this type of problem.”
Verb
To fall back again
“However, when light therapy was discontinued, patients quickly relapsed, whereas patients on tryptophan had a slower relapse rate.”
Verb
To relapse into bad ways or error
Verb
Decrease in number, amount, intensity, or quality
Verb
Occur again periodically or repeatedly
Verb
To cease or fail at a regimen of self-improvement or reform
Verb
To make or become lower in amount or value
Verb
To lose bodily strength or vigor
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