[ ri-joo-vuh-nes-uhnt ]

  1. becoming young again.

  2. making young again; rejuvenating.

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

Words Nearby rejuvenescent Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use rejuvenescent in a sentence

  • It's the peculiarity of English conservatism that it's persistently progressive and rejuvenescent.

    The New Machiavelli | Herbert George Wells
  • With that addition to its exchequer, it would have made head against its old enemy, Taxation, and started rejuvenescent.

    Rhoda Fleming, Complete | George Meredith
  • In thought he endowed the rejuvenescent Ottoman Empire with the energies of a thousand years.

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

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