Renascence

[ ri-nas-uh ns, -ney-suh ns ]
/ rɪˈnæs əns, -ˈneɪ səns /

noun (sometimes lowercase)

Origin of Renascence

First recorded in 1720–30; renasc(ent) + -ence
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British Dictionary definitions for renascence

renascence

/ (rɪˈnæsəns, -ˈneɪ-) /

noun

a variant of renaissance
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Word Origin and History for renascence

renascence


n.

"rebirth; state of being reborn," 1727, from renascent + -ence. As a native alternative to The Renaissance, first used in 1869 by Matthew Arnold. Related: Renascency (1660s).

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