verb (used with object), re·sus·ci·tat·ed, re·sus·ci·tat·ing.
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Origin of resuscitate
Examples from the Web for resuscitation
Both the resuscitation trial and the foam are “way, way out there,” King said.New 'Suspended Animation' Procedure Saves Lives by Replacing Blood with a Cold Electrolyte Solution|Elizabeth Lopatto|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was no other monitoring or resuscitation equipment in the room.
We now come to a very important event—the resuscitation of the study of Greek in Italy.
Langhetti, however, found that one of them was only in a 'trance state,' and his efforts for resuscitation were successful.Cord and Creese|James de Mille
I wish merely to emphasize the fact that it was complete in itself, and therefore as impossible of resuscitation as the dead.Black Oxen|Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
In 1429 the French monarchy seemed doomed beyond hope of resuscitation.A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume III|Henry Charles Lea
All this resuscitation of obstruction necessitated, on Mr. Gladstone's part, an extreme step.Sketches In The House (1893)|T. P. O'Connor
Word Origin for resuscitate
early 15c., from Old French resuscitation or directly from Late Latin resuscitationem (nominative resuscitatio), noun of action from past participle stem of resuscitare (see resuscitate).
early 15c., "revive, restore," from Latin resuscitatus, past participle of resuscitare "rouse again, revive," from re- "again" (see re-) + suscitare "to raise, revive," from sub "(up from) under" (see sub-) + citare "to summon" (see cite). Intransitive use from 1650s. Related: Resuscitated; resuscitating. Earlier was resuscen "restore (someone) to life, resurrect" (c.1400).