remission has definitions from the fields of religion,Christianity,business
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[ noun ] an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)

Synonyms

remittal subsidence

Examples

"his cancer is in remission"

Used in print

(E. Gellhorn, "Prolegomena to a theory of the emotions"...)

Some investigators have found a parallelism between remissions and return of the sympathetic reactivity of the hypothalamus to the normal level as indicated by the Mecholyl_test and , conversely , between clinical impairment and increasing deviation of this test from the norm .

Related terms

suspension resolution subside

2
[ noun ] the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)

Synonyms

remitment remit

Related terms

referral law remit

3
[ noun ] (business) a payment of money sent to a person in another place

Related terms

payment remit

4
[ noun ] (religion,Christianity) the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance

Related terms

redemption indulgence penance

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