Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: convalescent
IPA transcription: [k,ɑnvəl'ɛsənt]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: convalescent, recovering
    Meaning: returning to health after illness or debility; "convalescent children are difficult to keep in bed"
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: convalescent
    Meaning: a person who is recovering from illness
Usage examples
  • To me the convalescent would it now be suffering and torment to believe in such phantoms: suffering would it now be to me, and humiliation.
  • Neither is Zarathustra indignant at a convalescent who looketh tenderly on his delusions, and at midnight stealeth round the grave of his God; but sickness and a sick frame remain even in his tears.