verb (used without object), re·surged, re·surg·ing.
- resurrection fern
Origin of resurge
Examples from the Web for resurge
At his words of authority concerning the girl I loved I felt a resurge of the old suspicion and jealousy.City of Endless Night|Milo Hastings
It is the years of boyhood and youth which resurge in my consciousness; their tints are vivid, their tones are clear.Ghetto Tragedies|Israel Zangwill
Potch lifted her hand to his lips, a resurge of the virile male in him moving his restraint.The Black Opal|Katharine Susannah Prichard
Word Origin for resurge
1887 in modern use, back-formation from resurgent. The verb also was in use in 17c., from Latin resurgere, but it became obsolete. An older verb form was resourd (mid-15c.). Related: Resurged; resurging.