time heals all wounds

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Definition of time heals all wounds

used to say that feelings of sadness, disappointment, etc., gradually go away as time passesI thought I would never be able to love again, but, as they say, time heals all wounds.

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“Time heals all wounds.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/time%20heals%20all%20wounds. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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