- breaking out afresh or into renewed activity; revival or reappearance in active existence.
Origin of recrudescence
Related Words for recrudescencearrival, entry, rebound, restoration, recovery, resurgence, rejuvenation, renewal, renaissance, revitalization, resurrection, rebirth, regeneration, reactivation, resuscitation, rejoinder, occurrence, restitution, acknowledgment, recurrence
Examples from the Web for recrudescence
Historical Examples of recrudescence
At this time I was attacked with a recrudescence of eccentricity in thought and behaviour.My Reminiscences
Here we have a recrudescence of the idea that great penalties are deterrent.Folkways
William Graham Sumner
But scarcely had I dropped into slumber when I was aroused by the recrudescence of my hives.The Mutiny of the Elsinore
Darrow, face to face with these alternatives, felt a recrudescence of boyish misery.The Reef
The immediate occasion for the recrudescence of Localism was the Tariff.The Life of John Marshall Volume 4 of 4
Albert J. Beveridge
Word Origin and History for recrudescence
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.