Definition of convalescent:
released, well, ill, fight off, recuperating, shake, mending, healing, ambulatory, out of emergency care, restored, on the mend, out of the hospital, past the crisis, respond, pull through, out of intensive care, getting better, survive, strengthen, improving, recovering, revive, sick, discharged, convalescing, recover, rejuvenated, nurse, getting well, getting over something, undergoing rehabilitation, gaining strength, heal.
In a subsequent Conversation, I shall strongly urge you not to allow your child, when convalescent, to leave the house under at least a month from the commencement of the illness; I, therefore, beg to refer you to that Conversation, and hope that you will give it your best and earnest consideration!- "Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children", Pye Henry Chavasse.
- "The Competitive Nephew", Montague Glass.
I had, perhaps, a quarter of an hour to consider this performance, when it was repeated; now, however, he only glanced out into the road, retreating hastily, and I saw that he was smiling, while the speed he maintained in returning to his quarters was remarkable for one so newly convalescent.- "The Guest of Quesnay", Booth Tarkington.