renascent
adjective Etymology: Latin renascent-, renascens, present participle of renasci Date: circa 1727 rising again into being or vigor

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  • Renascent — Re*nas cent ( sent), a. [L. renascens, p. pr. of renasci to be born again; pref. re re + nasci to be born. See {Nascent}.] 1. Springing or rising again into being; being born again, or reproduced. [1913 Webster] 2. See {Renaissant}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • renascent — adjective awakened, overhauled, reanimated, reappearing, reborn, reclaimed, reconditioned, reconstituted, reconstructed, recreated, redintegrated, redivivus, reestablished, refashioned, reformed, refreshed, regenerated, rehabilitated, rejuvenated …   Law dictionary

  • renascent — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ becoming active again. ORIGIN Latin, from renasci be born again …   English terms dictionary

  • renascent — [ri nas′ənt, ri nās′ənt] adj. [L renascens, prp. of renasci, to be born again: see RE & GENUS] acquiring or showing new life, strength, or vigor …   English World dictionary

  • renascent — /ri nas euhnt, nay seuhnt/, adj. being reborn; springing again into being or vigor: a renascent interest in Henry James. [1720 30; < L renascent (s. of renascens), prp. of renasci. See RENAISSANCE, ENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • renascent — re•nas•cent [[t]rɪˈnæs ənt, ˈneɪ sənt[/t]] adj. being reborn; springing again into being or vigor: a renascent interest in Henry James[/ex] • Etymology: 1720–30; < L renāscent , s. of renāscēns, prp. of renāscī. See Renaissance, ent …   From formal English to slang

  • renascent — re|nas|cent [rıˈnæsənt] adj [only before noun] formal becoming popular, strong, or important again ▪ Voters have come back to a renascent Labour Party …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • renascent — adjective becoming active again. Origin C18: from L. renascent , renasci to be born again …   English new terms dictionary

  • renascent — adjective (only before a noun) formal becoming popular, strong, or important again: Voters are flooding back to the renascent Labour Party …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • renascent — /rəˈnæsənt/ (say ruh nasuhnt) adjective being reborn; springing again into being or vigour: a renascent interest in Henry James. {Latin renascens, present participle} …   Australian English dictionary

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