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 Meanings and Examples of CONVALESCENCE
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convalescence
 n.  gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
Classic Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
1  Candide got well again, and during his convalescence he had very good company to sup with him.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXII
2  Cosette's grief, which had been so poignant and lively four or five months previously, had, without her being conscious of the fact, entered upon its convalescence.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER I—SOLITUDE AND THE BARRACKS COMBINED
3  However, this long illness and this long convalescence saved him from all pursuit.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MARIUS, EMERGING FROM CIVIL WAR, MAKES READY F...
4  But Marius' convalescence had caused the habit to become established, and the arm-chairs of the Rue des Filles-du-Calvaire, better adapted to interviews than the straw chairs of the Rue de l'Homme Arme, had rooted it.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VII—THE EFFECTS OF DREAMS MINGLED WITH HAPPINESS
5  Since my convalescence I have so many affairs of this kind on my hands that I am forced to regulate them a little.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 35 A GASCON A MATCH FOR CUPID
6  His convalescence was a long one and he lay quietly looking out of the window at the magnolias and causing very little trouble to anyone.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
7  She had spoken to him only casually during Scarlett's convalescence and, on those occasions, she had found it difficult to meet his eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVII
8  He had been kindness itself during her miserable convalescence, but it was the kindness of an impersonal stranger.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVII
9  His impersonal courtesy toward her that had begun during her convalescence continued and he did not fling softly drawled barbs at her or sting her with sarcasm.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVIII
10  It was a divine spring, and the season contributed greatly to my convalescence.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 5
11  I wrote, and this exertion greatly fatigued me; but my convalescence had commenced, and proceeded regularly.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 6
12  Dolokhov recovered, and Rostov became very friendly with him during his convalescence.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER X
13  Dolokhov himself during his convalescence spoke to Rostov in a way no one would have expected of him.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER X
14  To her inexperienced notions, this itself was a sign of convalescence; and then his cheek was often flushed, and his eyes were bright; she felt sure of his recovering.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
15  As Uncle Peter told her about them, Scarlett felt that Atlanta must be a city of the wounded, for there were general hospitals, contagious hospitals, convalescent hospitals without number.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence:
1  The convalescent child was penned up in the house by his parent.
2  After her bout with malaria, Tatiana needed to convalesce for a whole month.