- breaking out afresh or into renewed activity; revival or reappearance in active existence.
Origin of recrudescence
Examples from the Web for recrudescent
After-images, or recrudescent memories (often memories of things not consciously noted).Cock Lane and Common-Sense
He hurried to his wife with the picture, and she called it “Mamise” with a recrudescent anguish of doubt.The Cup of Fury
No words were needed for the man to know how utterly lost was his recrudescent hope.The Brand
He swore sharply and slapped again at a recrudescent flame upon his leg.The History of Mr. Polly
H. G. Wells
After-images or recrudescent memories coming up from the subconscious strata to which they had fallen.Telepathy and the Subliminal Self
R. Osgood Mason
Word Origin and History for recrudescent
1707, "a becoming raw again, a breaking out afresh," from stem of Latin recrudescere "re-open" (of wounds), literally "become raw again," from re- "again" (see re-) + crudescere, from crudus "raw" (see crude (adj.)) + inchoative suffix -escere. Meaning "revival" is from 1906. Related: Recrudescency (1650s); recrudescent (1726).
- A recurrence of a pathological process or its symptoms after a period of improvement or quiescence.