Definitions For Relapse

noun

  • A failure to maintain a higher state
  • The return of an illness after a period of improvement
  • A return to bad behavior that you had stopped doing

verb

  • Go back to bad behavior
  • Deteriorate in health
  • To become ill again after a period of improvement in health
  • To return or become worse after leaving or improving for a period of time
  • To return to a bad condition, form of behavior, etc.

Is Relapse a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
11

The word Relapse is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Relapse in a Sentence

  • Everyone thought she was well until a sudden relapse sent her back to the hospital.
  • A drug addict who has had a relapse
  • A drug addict who has a history of relapse
  • If you don't continue your treatment, you could relapse.
  • Malaria can relapse years after the original infection.
  • The country soon relapsed into chaos.

Synonyms for Relapse

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