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resipiscence

/ˌrɛsɪˈpɪsəns/
noun
1.
(literary) acknowledgment that one has been mistaken
Derived Forms
resipiscent, adjective
Word Origin
C16: from Late Latin resipiscentia, from resipiscere to recover one's senses, from Latin sapere to know
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