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Synonyms for relapse
rɪˈlæps; ˈri læps

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. backsliding, lapse, lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reversion, reverting(verb)

    a failure to maintain a higher state

    Synonyms:
    reversal, atavism, lapse, oversight, turnaround, relapsing, regress, backsliding, lapsing, throwback, regression, turnabout, reverse, reverting, retrogression, reversion, retroversion

  2. get worse, relapse(verb)

    deteriorate in health

    "he relapsed"

    Synonyms:
    retrogress, get worse, recidivate, regress, lapse, fall back

  3. relapse, lapse, recidivate, regress, retrogress, fall back(verb)

    go back to bad behavior

    "Those who recidivate are often minor criminals"

    Synonyms:
    go along, lapse, slip away, recidivate, backslide, retrogress, lag, retrovert, regress, elapse, dawdle, revert, fall back, fall behind, sink, lose, glide by, retrograde, resort, pass, return, slide by, recede, drop off, slip by, go by, get worse, recur, turn back

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. relapse(v)

    Synonyms:
    retrogress, recede, deteriorate

    Antonyms:
    recover, amend, progress, advance, improve

  2. relapse(n)

    Synonyms:
    falling back, retrogression, returning to a former state

    Antonyms:
    recovery, return, improvement

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. relapse(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    fall back, return to a former state (especially a bad state)

  2. relapse(n.)

    Synonyms:
    falling back, return to a former state (especially a bad state)

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. relapse

    Synonyms:
    Recrudescence

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How to use relapse in a sentence?

  1. Amanda Ellis:

    I have to work on loving myself every day, i try to be very careful with my exercise and keep it in moderation. I sometimes have to be reminded to do so. Because I was bulimic my mind tends to convert everything into calories and think about how much I have to exercise. That is a dangerous mindset for relapse.

  2. Yasmin Hurd:

    The intense craving is what drives the drug use, if we can have the medications that can dampen that [ craving ], that can greatly reduce the chance of relapse and overdose risk.

  3. Pat Sajak:

    I was back from my surgery last week and had a wonderful time on the show, but I'm not going to be here this week, it's not that I've had a relapse. It's just because of the technicalities of the taping order and all of that. So, you're gon na see Vanna( White) doing her Pat impression here ; she does a great job. And we have a special letter-toucher, so pay attention.

  4. Jack Osbourne:

    I told him everything [about my relapse] and him and I put together a plan.

  5. Bhanuprakash Kolla:

    Up to two-thirds of them report sleep disturbances when they stop cannabis use, and it is a frequent reason for relapse to cannabis use, therefore, cannabis can set up a pattern where it is minimally helpful for sleep in the short term and then disrupt sleep, making it difficult to stop use in the medium to long term.

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