renascent

[ ri-nas-uh nt, -ney-suh nt ]
/ rɪˈnæs ənt, -ˈneɪ sənt /
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adjective

being reborn; springing again into being or vigor: a renascent interest in Henry James.

Nearby words

  1. renan,
  2. renan, ernest,
  3. renard,
  4. renardine,
  5. renascence,
  6. renata,
  7. renature,
  8. renault,
  9. renault, louis,
  10. rencontre

Origin of renascent

1720–30; < Latin renāscent- (stem of renāscēns), present participle of renāscī. See Renaissance, -ent

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British Dictionary definitions for renascent

renascent

/ (rɪˈnæsənt, -ˈneɪ-) /

adjective

becoming active or vigorous again; revivingrenascent nationalism

Word Origin for renascent

C18: from Latin renascī to be born again

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Word Origin and History for renascent

renascent

adj.

1727, from Latin renascentem (nominative renascens), present participle of renasci "be born again" (see renaissance).

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