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