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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: relapse (0.01147 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to relapse.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: relapse bentan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: relapse relapse n : a failure to maintain a higher state [syn: backsliding, lapse, lapsing, relapsing, reversion, reverting] v 1: deteriorate in health; “he relapsed” [syn: get worse] [ant: get well] 2: go back to bad behavior; “Those who recidivate are often minor criminals” [syn: lapse, recidivate, regress, retrogress, fall back]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Relapse Relapse \Re*lapse"\ (r?-l?ps"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Relapsed (-l?pst"); p. pr. & vb. n. Relapsing.] [L. relapsus, p. p. of relabi to slip back, to relapse; pref. re- re- + labi to fall, slip, slide. See Lapse.] 1. To slip or slide back, in a literal sense; to turn back. [Obs.] --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To slide or turn back into a former state or practice; to fall back from some condition attained; -- generally in a bad sense, as from a state of convalescence or amended condition; as, to relapse into a stupor, into vice, or into barbarism; -- sometimes in a good sense; as, to relapse into slumber after being disturbed. [1913 Webster] That task performed, [preachers] relapse into themselves. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 3. (Theol.) To fall from Christian faith into paganism, heresy, or unbelief; to backslide. [1913 Webster] They enter into the justified state, and so continue all along, unless they relapse. --Waterland. [1913 Webster] Relapse \Re*lapse"\, n. [For sense 2 cf. F. relaps. See Relapse, v.] 1. A sliding or falling back, especially into a former bad state, either of body or morals; backsliding; the state of having fallen back. [1913 Webster] Alas! from what high hope to what relapse Unlooked for are we fallen! --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. One who has relapsed, or fallen back, into error; a backslider; specifically, one who, after recanting error, returns to it again. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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