adjective \-shiŋ\

: pleasantly new, different, or interesting

: making you feel more rested, energetic, cool, etc.

Full Definition of REFRESHING

:  serving to refresh; especially :  agreeably stimulating because of freshness or newness <a refreshing change of pace>
re·fresh·ing·ly \-shiŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of REFRESHING

  1. Working on the new project was a refreshing change.
  2. It is refreshing to hear some good news about him.
  3. a refreshing glass of cold water
  4. My swim was very refreshing.

First Known Use of REFRESHING

circa 1580


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