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Forgiveness of sins
“An indulgence was a papal document that granted the buyer remission from the need to do penance for his sins.”
Easing of intensity of the symptoms of a disease
“The wind howled that night without remission.”
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.”
A temporary diminution of the severity of disease or pain
“The disease was in remission for eighteen months but reappeared in January.”
The cancellation of a debt, charge, or penalty
“The remission of the matter to a subcommittee.”
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