- breaking out afresh or into renewed activity; revival or reappearance in active existence.
Origin of recrudescence
Examples from the Web for 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.