reborn

[ree-bawrn]

adjective

having undergone rebirth.

Origin of reborn

First recorded in 1590–1600; re- + born
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  • She laughed; a laugh that died and was reborn and died again in a throaty gurgle.

    Garrison's Finish

    W. B. M. Ferguson

  • It is reborn among us, and it may even be recognised very often in its new abode.

  • Epimenides himself was reborn in Scotus, or rather, Epimenides was Scotus's prototype.

  • It was as he had borne testimony—a life had been reborn before his eyes.

    Sundry Accounts

    Irvin S. Cobb

  • He had been reborn, of necessity, for he was nearly down to his last penny.

    The Music Master

    Charles Klein


British Dictionary definitions for reborn

reborn

adjective

born or as if born again, esp in having undergone spiritual regeneration
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Word Origin and History for reborn
adj.

1590s, from re- "back, again" + born.

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