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Noun
Forgiveness of sins
“An indulgence was a papal document that granted the buyer remission from the need to do penance for his sins.”
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Easing of intensity of the symptoms of a disease
“The wind howled that night without remission.”
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The reduction of a prison sentence, especially as a reward for good behaviour
“For one thing remission for good behaviour was one third of the sentence.”
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A temporary diminution of the severity of disease or pain
“The disease was in remission for eighteen months but reappeared in January.”
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The cancellation of a debt, charge, or penalty
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The sending of a matter to an authority for decision or consideration
“The remission of the matter to a subcommittee.”
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The alleviation of a disease's symptoms without a cure
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A renunciation of claims
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A temporary halt or slowdown of activity
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A pause or interval
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The action or process of paying someone or something or of being paid
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The act of retarding or delaying
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A discount or refund provided to a purchaser
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Remedy or compensation for a wrong or grievance
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