How many ancient loves, hates, angers, can we not re-experience in any idle hour we choose to give over to reverie?
Conditioning forced Barrent2 to re-experience those moments.
Then a full surrender is followed by a new experience or, shall I better say, a re-experience of the Spirit's presence.
He developed an approach to therapy that encourages patients to re-experience repressed painful memories from childhood.
He wanted to re-experience the prickly delight of seeing his young wife admired and regarded with desirous eyes.
late 14c., "observation as the source of knowledge; actual observation; an event which has affected one," from Old French esperience (13c.) "experiment, proof, experience," from Latin experientia "knowledge gained by repeated trials," from experientem (nominative experiens), present participle of experiri "to try, test," from ex- "out of" (see ex-) + peritus "experienced, tested," from PIE root *per- "to lead, pass over" (see peril). Meaning "state of having done something and gotten handy at it" is from late 15c.
1530s, "to test, try;" see experience (n.). Sense of "feel, undergo" first recorded 1580s. Related: Experiences; experiencing.
experience ex·pe·ri·ence (ĭk-spēr'ē-əns)
The feeling of emotions and sensations as opposed to thinking; involvement in what is happening rather than abstract reflection on an event.