Use Respite in a sentence
Meaning: [noun] a short period of time; a break for something bad ;
The only respite he got were short sleeps of half hours.
The commander granted a respite until noon the following day.
No respite is expected in the near future as no rain is in sight.
Van Gogh found respite and relief in interaction with nature.
Being inside was a welcome respite from the bitter cold and the raging snowstorm outside.
There was, however, a respite from the near-daily attacks on Thursday.
Peacekeeping offers temporary respite from hostilities while the crisis is being resolved in the political, humanitarian, economic, and social spheres.
J.K. was frustrated to be out of school but seemed to welcome the respite.
However, I gave him respite until he had finished his daily works.
The region is finally enjoying a peaceful respite from decades of war.