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relapses, 3rd person singular present; relapsed, past participle; relapsing, present participle; relapsed, past tense;
  1. (of someone suffering from a disease) Suffer deterioration after a period of improvement

  2. Return to (a less active or a worse state)
    • - he relapsed into silence
  1. A deterioration in someone's state of health after a temporary improvement
    • - he suffered a relapse of schizophrenia after a car crash

  1. backsliding: a failure to maintain a higher state
  2. get worse: deteriorate in health; "he relapsed"
  3. go back to bad behavior; "Those who recidivate are often minor criminals"
  4. A relapse (etymologically, "who falls again") occurs when a person is affected again by a condition that affected them in the past. ...
  5. Relapse is the sixth studio album by American rapper Eminem, released May 15, 2009, on Interscope Records. It is his first album of original material since Encore (2004), following a five-year hiatus from recording due to his addiction to sleeping pills and issues with writer's block. ...
  6. Little Birdy is the debut EP released by Little Birdy. The EP was co-produced by Little Birdy with Andy Lawson, Joel Quartermain and Rodney Aravena from Perth’s Debaser Studios.
  7. The Relapse, or, Virtue in Danger is a Restoration comedy from 1696 written by John Vanbrugh. The play is a sequel to Colley Cibber's Love's Last Shift, or, Virtue Rewarded.
  8. The American Fox sitcom That '70s Show ran 200 episodes and four specials across eight seasons, from August 23, 1998, to May 18, 2006, spanning the years 1976 through the end of 1979. Reruns subsequently aired on Vegas TV, ABC Family, The N (now Teennick), and FX.
  9. The act or situation of relapsing; To fall back again; To recur; to worsen, be aggravated
  10. The return of signs and symptoms of a disease after a period of improvement.
  11. reappearance of cancer after a disease-free period.
  12. In drug abuse, relapse is the resumption of drug use after trying to stop taking drugs. Relapse is a common occurrence in many chronic disorders, including addiction, that require behavioral adjustments to treat effectively.
  13. To fall back into the former state of drinking or using once treatment or recovery has begun. The act of going back to old behavior or regressing from sobriety.
  14. The reoccurrence of symptoms of a disease.
  15. Backsliding, worsening or subsiding after improvement.
  16. A return to regular smoking after a cessation attempt.
  17. an increase in the severity of multiple sclerosis symptoms; in relapsing/remitting MS exacerbations are unpredictable; they can appear and disappear suddenly, leaving behind limited functioning in the affected body part; exacerbations can last days, weeks or months
  18. A patient or disease that has fallen back into its previous condition after experiencing a partial recovery.
  19. Recurrence of disease after it has been apparently cured. In malaria, true relapses are caused by reactivation of dormant liver stage parasites (hypnozoites) found in Plasmodium vivax and P. ovale.
  20. A return to drug use or drinking after a period of abstinence, often accompanied by reinstatement of dependence symptoms. Some writers distinguish between relapse and lapse (= slip) with the latter denoting an isolated occasion of alcohol or drug use. ...
  21. return to drug use by a user who has previously recovered. Alternative definition: The symptoms that the medicine was going to cure returns when one stops taking the medicine and sometimes extra much so during the time just after one has gone off the medicine.
  22. In cancer, it is the opposite of remission. The cancer has reappeared after a period of not being detected.
  23. The return of cancer after treatment has removed all cancer that can be detected. Also referred to as recurrent disease.
  24. A relapse or exacerbation generally refers to a period when people experience a recurrence of symptoms that they have had during a previous MS attack. Relapses can come on quite quickly, typically last for a few weeks, and vary from mild to severe. ...
  25. Return of the disease or disease progression.