remission, remittal, subsidence(noun)
an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)
"his cancer is in remission"
remittance, remittal, remission, remitment(noun)
a payment of money sent to a person in another place
remission, remitment, remit(noun)
(law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)
absolution, remission, remittal, remission of sin(noun)
the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Acquittal is a release from a charge, after trial, as not guilty. Pardon is a removal of penalty from one who has been adjudged guilty. Acquittal is by the decision of a court, commonly of a jury; pardon is the act of the executive. An innocent man may demand acquittal, and need not plead for pardon. Pardon supposes an offense; yet, as our laws stand, to grant a pardon is sometimes the only way to release one who has been wrongly convicted. Oblivion, from the Latin, signifies overlooking and virtually forgetting an offense, so that the offender stands before the law in all respects as if it had never been committed. Amnesty brings the same idea through the Greek. Pardon affects individuals; amnesty and oblivion are said of great numbers. Pardon is oftenest applied to the ordinary administration of law; amnesty, to national and military affairs. An amnesty is issued after war, insurrection, or rebellion; it is often granted by "an act of oblivion," and includes a full pardon of all offenders who come within its provisions. Absolution is a religious word (compare synonyms for ABSOLVE). Remission is a discharge from penalty; as, the remission of a fine.
A pardon to or for the offenders; for all offenses; the pardon of offenders or offenses.
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She had been in remission so long it did n’t occur to me she could have cancer again. When it came the second time, I had three kids and one on the way. This time it became very real that I could lose her.
Unfortunately, this is not cancer where you can hope there’s a remission or you fight for something, we’re just fighting every day to maintain the level of mobility and strength from the day before, and it’s a losing battle.
... If weakness may excuse, What Murderer, what Traitor, Parricide, Incestuous, sacrilegious, but may plead it All Wickedness is Weakness That plea therefore With God or Man will gain thee no Remission.
Last week, we were thinking hospice. Only a few weeks left. Then, with this chemo pill, we weren’t given a time frame. We’re hopeful to beat it again and go into remission and spend the rest of our lives together.
We were able to show that with this very infrequent administration, patients were able to achieve a level of remission that we didn't see with the other active comparator in this study.
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