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 Meanings and Examples of CONVALESCENT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
convalescent
 a.  returning to health after illness or debility
Classic Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
1  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
2  The young ladies of the town, who were not permitted to nurse for fear they would see sights unfit for virgin eyes, had the convalescent wards in their charge.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
3  But there were a few irreverent snickers from convalescent officers when Rhett spoke of bravery.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
4  But she was not listening, for she was regarding herself pleasedly in the mirror again, thinking she would wear the bonnet to the hospital this very afternoon and take flowers to the convalescent officers.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
5  She had intended that the negroes should do the field work, while she and the convalescent girls attended to the house, but here she was confronted with a caste feeling even stronger than her own.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
6  In his fear lest he might fatigue or annoy the convalescent, he stepped behind him to smile.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MARIUS, EMERGING FROM CIVIL WAR, MAKES READY F...
7  Planchet waited, towel on arm; Fourreau uncorked the bottles; and Brisemont, which was the name of the convalescent, poured the wine, which was a little shaken by its journey, carefully into decanters.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 42 THE ANJOU WINE
8  She is tolerably convalescent.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. SOMEBODY TURNS UP
9  If she is not quite convalescent you will find that a hint that we were about to telegraph to a young electrician in the Midlands would probably complete the cure.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
10  He was not dead, but evidently the crisis was over and he was convalescent.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IX
11  Candide got well again, and during his convalescence he had very good company to sup with him.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXII
12  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
13  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...
14  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
15  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
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.