rejuvenescent

[ ri-joo-vuh-nes-uhnt ]
/ rɪˌdʒu vəˈnɛs ənt /

adjective

becoming young again.
making young again; rejuvenating.

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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

OTHER WORDS FROM rejuvenescent

re·ju·ve·nes·cence, noun

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Example sentences from the Web for rejuvenescent

  • We are right, then, in greeting the rejuvenescent summer with devout faith and hope.

  • 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.

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