Remission Definition

rĭ-mĭshən
noun
The act or an instance of remitting.
Webster's New World
A condition or period in which something is remitted.
American Heritage
A lessening of intensity or degree; abatement.
American Heritage Medicine
Abatement or subsiding of the symptoms of a disease.
American Heritage Medicine
The period during which the symptoms of a disease abate or subside.
American Heritage Medicine
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Other Word Forms of Remission

Noun

Singular:
remission
Plural:
remissions

Origin of Remission

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin remissiō remissiōn- from remissus past participle of remittere to let go remit

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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