rejuvenescence


re·ju·ve·nes·cence

noun \ri-ˌjü-və-ˈne-sən(t)s, ˌrē-\

Definition of REJUVENESCENCE

:  a renewal of youthfulness or vigor :  rejuvenation
re·ju·ve·nes·cent \-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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