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See definition of convalescents on Dictionary.com
  • as ininvalid
  • as inpatient

synonyms for convalescents

  • consumptive
  • convalescent
  • incurable
  • patient
  • shut-in
  • sufferer
  • case
  • inmate
  • subject
  • sufferer
  • victim
  • convalescent
  • emergency
  • invalid
  • outpatient
  • shut-in
  • sick person
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How to use convalescents in a sentence

This old monastery is now used as a hospital for convalescents.
A JOURNEY THROUGH FRANCE IN WAR TIMEJOSEPH G. BUTLER, JR.
Boiled trout makes an excellent dish for convalescents and it is very nutritious.
A COURSE OF LECTURES ON THE PRINCIPLES OF DOMESTIC ECONOMY AND COOKERYJULIET CORSON
I will here mention one little incident with which convalescents, many of them, will sympathize.
BIOGRAPHY AND FAMILY RECORD OF LORENZO SNOWELIZA R. SNOW SMITH
Some of the convalescents would be removed as soon as possible so as to make room for newly wounded poilus.
RUTH FIELDING IN THE RED CROSSALICE B. EMERSON
And as is so often the case with convalescents, he found himself in a world from which time seemed to have detached him.
THE SHADOWARTHUR STRINGER
All of this was considered particularly important for convalescents.
PSYCHOTHERAPYJAMES J. WALSH
Cottage hospitals laid them on the beds of their convalescents.
NOTWITHSTANDINGMARY CHOLMONDELEY
The convalescents who were fit for service joined the ranks.
THE FRANCO-GERMAN WAR OF 1870-71COUNT HELMUTH, VON MOLTKE
I must be off now, for I have to take down a party of convalescents to rejoin this evening.
THE QUEEN'S CUPG. A. HENTY
"That's not exactly the object of a home for convalescents," said Sister Anne.
THE RED CROSS GIRLRICHARD HARDING DAVIS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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