relapse

(redirected from relapsed)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to relapsed: relapse into
References in classic literature ?
The interrupter bowed, smiled, stroked his beard, and relapsed into his chair.
The patch of lawn before it had relapsed into a hay- field; but to the left an overgrown box-garden full of dahlias and rusty rose-bushes encircled a ghostly summer- house of trellis-work that had once been white, surmounted by a wooden Cupid who had lost his bow and arrow but continued to take ineffectual aim.
I may mention that Miss Jellyby had relapsed into her sulky manner and that I really should not have thought she liked me much unless she had told me so.
With this, the missionary, again yielding to exhaustion, relapsed into his fainting-fit.
Doctor South gave him an odd look and relapsed into silence.
I do desire it," murmured Gania, softly but firmly, lowering his eyes; and he relapsed into gloomy silence.
From time to time she smoothed the folds of her dress, and whenever the story produced an effect she glanced at Anna Pavlovna, at once adopted just the expression she saw on the maid of honor's face, and again relapsed into her radiant smile.
He relapsed once more into a state of nervous silence.
Granet made a few efforts at conversation with his companion, but, meeting with no response, soon relapsed into silence.
Dear Miss Ida," began this curious document, and then relapsed suddenly into the third person.
She had relapsed once more into the vacant inanimate creature who had opened the gate to us, until it pleased Miserrimus Dexter to speak to her again.
Cecily relapsed into anxious thought, and care sat visibly on her brow for the rest of the day.