/ (ˌrɛsɪˈpɪsəns) /
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literary acknowledgment that one has been mistaken
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Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Derived forms of resipiscenceresipiscent, adjective
Word Origin for resipiscence
C16: from Late Latin resipiscentia, from resipiscere to recover one's senses, from Latin sapere to know
Words nearby resipiscence
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How to use resipiscence in a sentence
Resipiscence, res-i-pis′ens, n. change to a better frame of mind.