Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Respite"

The meaning of "Respite" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does respite mean?
A: a small time frame where you are at ease and away from a stressful or hard time
Q: What does A respite from chaos. mean?
A: Temporary relief from choas. It means he will have a short period time where he will not be experiencing chaos.
Q: What does Deprived of this respite, I should have sunk under my hardships. mean?
A: “Deprived of” = “not allowed to have”
“Respite” = “rest (from stress)”
“Hardships” = “difficult things (that cause suffering)”
“Sunk” = what a boat does when it breaks and goes underwater

So: “without being allowed to rest, I would have sunk [like a boat] in [the water of] my suffering”

Example sentences using "Respite"

Q: Please show me example sentences with respite.
A: The holiday provided Maria with a brief respite from the stresses of daily life.

Q: Please show me example sentences with respite.
A: Respite is not a very commonly used word. I don't think you really need to know the word too well. Here is a sentence: "After spring break, I finally have some respite from homework."
Q: Please show me example sentences with respite .
A: Sara took a short trip to the ocean to get respite from caring for her dying mother.

Make sure you get some respite while caring for someone with cancer.

He got some respite from the daily routine of taking care of his wife who has Alzheimer.

Synonyms of "Respite" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between respite and rest ?
A: "Rest" means any sort of relaxation time for any reason. You probably rest after a busy day of work, for example. "Respite" usually means you are taking a break from something stressful or unpleasant - if you have gone through something horrible recently and you take a break to feel better, that is an example of respite. I hope that makes sense!

Other questions about "Respite"

Q: How is "respite" pronounced in American English? Like "respait"?
A: respite. Despite the E on the end. The American pronunciation uses a lowercase i sound. The British version uses the uppercase i sound.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce respite .
A: Check the question to view the answer

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