resurgent

[ ri-sur-juhnt ]
/ rɪˈsɜr dʒənt /

adjective

rising or tending to rise again; reviving; renascent.

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Origin of resurgent

First recorded in 1760–70, resurgent is from the Latin word resurgent- (stem of resurgēns, present participle of resurgere). See resurge, -ent

OTHER WORDS FROM resurgent

re·sur·gence, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for resurgent

resurgent
/ (rɪˈsɜːdʒənt) /

adjective

rising again, as to new life, vigour, etcresurgent nationalism

Derived forms of resurgent

resurgence, noun
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