Origin of Renaissance
OTHER WORDS FROM Renaissancepost-Ren·ais·sance, adjectivepre-Ren·ais·sance, adjectivepro-Ren·ais·sance, adjective
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How to use Renaissance in a sentence
He is a designer, a technologist, and a Renaissance man without peer.
The “chain” attacks after a counterattack turned Ezio into a Renaissance John Wick.
The plexiglass creates a sort of terrarium of a Renaissance garden.GALA Hispanic Theater reopens with comedy — and plexiglass|Patrick Folliard|October 31, 2020|Washington Blade
This grandiose wine “jail” is designed out of wrought iron with solid iron bars in a Renaissance inspired arched and scrollwork design.Wine bottle holders and racks that make sophisticated gifts|PopSci Commerce Team|September 29, 2020|Popular-Science
Things seem to have gotten out of hand after the Renaissance.Why Mathematicians Should Stop Naming Things After Each Other - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Laura Ball|September 2, 2020|Nautilus
The demonic ‘anti-Santa’ enjoys an unlikely renaissance as we learn to embrace our inner pagan.
Lee makes a convincing case that the loveliness of much Renaissance art is inversely related to the moral ugliness of its patrons.
The cardinals had such a bad reputation that the very term “cardinal” became an insult in Renaissance Rome.
It may not be a story the Vatican wants told, but such nasty behavior is also a part of the Renaissance.
But the flaws and peccadilloes of Renaissance artists like Michelangelo pale beside the misdeeds of patrons and pontiffs.
The organ is inclosed in a case designed by Mr. Arthur Hill after old renaissance examples.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
His history endeavors to show that the Felibrean renaissance was not a spontaneous springing into existence.
They affirmed their adherence to the Renaissance méridionale, and claimed equal rights for the Languedocian dialect.
During this period of the Renaissance, as Hadria afterwards called the short-lived epoch, little Martha was visited frequently.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
The architects of the Renaissance showed great boldness in their designs.
British Dictionary definitions for Renaissance (1 of 2)
Word Origin for renaissance
British Dictionary definitions for Renaissance (2 of 2)
- the spirit, culture, art, science, and thought of this period. Characteristics of the Renaissance are usually considered to include intensified classical scholarship, scientific and geographical discovery, a sense of individual human potentialities, and the assertion of the active and secular over the religious and contemplative life
- (as modifier)Renaissance writers See also Early Renaissance, High Renaissance
Cultural definitions for Renaissance
The cultural rebirth that occurred in Europe from roughly the fourteenth through the middle of the seventeenth centuries, based on the rediscovery of the literature of Greece and Rome. During the Renaissance, America was discovered, and the Reformation began; modern times are often considered to have begun with the Renaissance. Major figures of the Renaissance include Galileo, William Shakespeare, Leonardo da Vinci, and Michelangelo. Renaissance means “rebirth” or “reawakening.”