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See definition of remission on Dictionary.com
  • nounacquittal, pardon
  • nounpause; lessening

synonyms for remission

  • absolution
  • amnesty
  • exemption
  • exoneration
  • forgiveness
  • reprieve
  • discharge
  • excuse
  • indulgence
  • mercy
  • release

antonyms for remission

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  • hold
  • accusation
  • blame
  • increase
  • rise
  • worsening
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How to use remission in a sentence

Harrison’s cancer is now in remission, and while he still has another year of maintenance treatment, the goal is to get him back in the classroom — at least part-time — by the fall.
A BOY IS BATTLING CANCER. HIS TEACHER VISITS HIM EVERY DAY FOR A PRIVATE LESSON.SYDNEY PAGEMAY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Despite its remission, the chronic disease has caused recurring health issues over the ensuing decades.
JANE BIRKIN IS BACK WITH A NEW ALBUM, BUT HER PRESENCE IS EVERLASTINGJEFF WEISSMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The formula weighs factors such as age, and, say, whether a cancer patient is in remission or currently undergoing chemotherapy.
SHOULD SOMEONE WITH ASTHMA GET A COVID-19 VACCINE BEFORE SOMEONE WITH CANCER? THE NEXT BIG CHALLENGE IN THE VACCINE ROLLOUTALICE PARKFEBRUARY 10, 2021TIME
Instead, 90 ­percent of them went into remission immediately.
EMIL FREIREICH, A PIONEER OF CHEMOTHERAPY AND A ‘TOWERING FIGURE IN ONCOLOGY,’ DIES AT 93EMILY LANGERFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In three weeks, after going through a whole full plant-based diet, my vision came back three months later, my diabetes went into remission, the nerve damage went away, and I dropped 35 pounds.
A LEADING NYC MAYORAL CANDIDATE THINKS ROOF FARMS CAN SAVE AMERICA’S CITIESAMANDA KLUDTJANUARY 14, 2021EATER
Hogan is in remission from non-Hodgkin lymphoma and was treated two years ago for a common form of skin cancer.
HOGAN ISSUES ORDER REQUIRING NEGATIVE CORONAVIRUS TEST OR SELF-QUARANTINE AFTER OUT-OF-STATE TRAVELGREGORY S. SCHNEIDER, OVETTA WIGGINS, JULIE ZAUZMERDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It would probably claim her without remission for the next seven years.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
The remission of punishment was in the discretion of the Governor-in-chief: the 30 Geo.
THE HISTORY OF TASMANIA , VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN WEST
This Chaim is only too ready to undergo, and he applies himself with even more ardor than before to get a remission of his sins.
THE HISTORY OF YIDDISH LITERATURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURYLEO WIENER
In 468, the people again withdrew to the Janiculum, demanding the remission of debts, and crying out against usury.
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 1 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.
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WORDS RELATED TO REMISSION

  • discontinuation
  • dormancy
  • inactivity
  • intermission
  • latency
  • postponement
  • quiescence
  • recess
  • remission
  • suspension
  • temporarily deferred
  • waiting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.