Associations to the word «Hospice»

Wiktionary

HOSPICE, noun. (countable) (dated) A lodging for pilgrims or the destitute, normally provided by a monastic order.
HOSPICE, noun. (uncountable) The provision of palliative care for terminally ill patients, either at a specialized facility or at a residence, and support for the family, typically refraining from taking extraordinary measures to prolong life.
HOSPICE, noun. (countable) A specialized facility or organization offering palliative care for the terminally ill.

Dictionary definition

HOSPICE, noun. A lodging for travelers (especially one kept by a monastic order).
HOSPICE, noun. A program of medical and emotional care for the terminally ill.

Wise words

More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery