revival

[ ri-vahy-vuh l ]
/ rɪˈvaɪ vəl /

noun

Origin of revival

First recorded in 1645–55; revive + -al2

Related forms

non·re·viv·al, nounpre·re·viv·al, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for revival

revival

/ (rɪˈvaɪvəl) /

noun

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Culture definitions for revival

revival


In Christianity, an energetic meeting intended to “revive” religious faith. Common among fundamentalists, these meetings are characterized by impassioned preaching and singing.

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