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[ri-joo-vuh-nes-uh nt] /rɪˌdʒu vəˈnɛs ənt/
becoming young again.
making young again; rejuvenating.
Origin of rejuvenescent
1755-65; < Medieval Latin rejuvenēsc(ere) to become young again (Latin re- re- + juven(is) young + -ēsc- inceptive suffix + -ere infinitive suffix) + -ent
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rejuvenescence, noun Unabridged
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  • We are right, then, in greeting the rejuvenescent summer with devout faith and hope.

  • He found Caracalla in an altered mood, rejuvenescent and in the highest spirits.

  • It's the peculiarity of English conservatism that it's persistently progressive and rejuvenescent.

    The New Machiavelli Herbert George Wells
  • In thought he endowed the rejuvenescent Ottoman Empire with the energies of a thousand years.

Word Origin and History for rejuvenescent

1763, from Medieval Latin rejuvenescentem (nominative rejuvenescens), present participle of rejuvenescere (see rejuvenescence).

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