what is difference between backsliding and relapse
- Rhymes: -aɪdɪŋ
- present participle of backslide
backsliding (comparative more backsliding, superlative most backsliding)
- sliding back
backsliding (plural backslidings)
- An occasion on which one backslides, especially in a moral sense.
From Latin relapsus, past participle of relabi (“to slide back, fall back”), from re- (“back”) + labi (“to slip, slide, fall”).
- IPA(key): /ɹɪˈlæps/, /ˈɹiːˌlæps/
- Rhymes: -æps
relapse (third-person singular simple present relapses, present participle relapsing, simple past and past participle relapsed)
- (intransitive) To fall back again; to slide or turn back into a former state or practice.
- (intransitive, medicine, of a disease) To recur; to worsen, be aggravated (after a period of improvement).
- To slip or slide back physically; to turn back.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)
- (to fall back into a former state or practice): fall off the wagon
relapse (plural relapses)
- The act or situation of relapsing.
- (medicine) An occasion when a person becomes ill again after a period of improvement
- (obsolete) One who has relapsed, or fallen back into error; a backslider.
- relapse in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- relapse in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- relapse at OneLook Dictionary Search
- Leapers, Perales, leapers, pleaser, presale, repeals
- IPA(key): /reˈlap.se/
- Rhymes: -apse
- feminine plural of relapso
relapse f pl
- plural of relapsa
- saperle, spelare, spelerà
- vocative masculine singular of relāpsus