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rejuvenescence

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noun re·ju·ve·nes·cence \ri-ˌjü-və-ˈne-sən(t)s, ˌrē-\

Definition of rejuvenescence

  1. :  a renewal of youthfulness or vigor :  rejuvenation

re·ju·ve·nes·cent play \-sənt\ adjective


Examples of rejuvenescence

  1. <the newly discovered oil deposits have led to a rejuvenescence of the nation's economy>



Origin of rejuvenescence

Medieval Latin rejuvenescere to become young again, from Latin re- + juvenescere to become young, from juvenis


First Known Use: circa 1631


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