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  Definition of remission
  1. the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
  2. (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)
  3. an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease); "his cancer is in remission"
  4. a payment of money sent to a person in another place
Similar Words: absolution, remittal, remission of sin, remitment, remit, subsidence, remittance

 

Hyponyms: indulgence, resolution

 

Part Meronyms: penance

 

Derivational Morphology: absolve, remit, remand, send back, subside, lessen

 

Anagrams: immersion, roominess, missioner, sermonise

 

 
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