Definition of recovering
- a recovering alcoholic
- a still-bookish recovering academic with a tendency to live in his head
- —Jon Spayde
: in a state in which you have stopped or are trying to stop a behavior (such as drinking alcohol or using drugs) that you have been doing for a long time and that is harmful to you
What made you want to look up recovering? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
investment of mental or emotional energy
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