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Definition of "recurrence" []

  • Happening or tending to happen again or repeatedly (adjective)
  • (of certain nerves, branches of vessels, etc) turning back, so as to run in the opposite direction (adjective)
  • Return or reversion to a certain state. (noun)

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  • The instance of recurring; frequent occurrence. (noun)
  • A return of symptoms as part of the natural progress of a disease. (noun)
  • Recourse. (noun)

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Use "recurrence" in a sentence
  • ""I fancy he's had what he calls a recurrence," says the doctor."
  • "The purpose of the eternal recurrence is to eliminate feelings of guilt, which lead to ressentiment."
  • "Eventually it goes away, but the possiblity of recurrence is high."