from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Prone to relapse into immoral or antisocial behavior.
- adj. Recurring (of a disease or another medical problem).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Tending or liable to backslide or relapse to a former condition or habit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Liable to backslide to a former state.
From Latin recidīvus ("returning, recurring"), from recidō ("fall back") (Wiktionary)