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English definition of “time's a great healer”

time's a great healer

(also time heals (all wounds)) saying
said to mean that a painful or difficult situation will seem less bad as time passesMaking things betterBecoming betterSpending time and time passing
(Definition of time's a great healer from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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