juvenescence

noun
ju·​ve·​nes·​cence | \ ˌjü-və-ˈne-sᵊn(t)s How to pronounce juvenescence (audio) \

Definition of juvenescence

: the state of being youthful or of growing young

Other Words from juvenescence

juvenescent \ ˌjü-​və-​ˈne-​sᵊnt How to pronounce juvenescence (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of juvenescence

1800, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about juvenescence

Time Traveler for juvenescence

Time Traveler

The first known use of juvenescence was in 1800

See more words from the same year

Statistics for juvenescence

Cite this Entry

“Juvenescence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juvenescence. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

More from Merriam-Webster on juvenescence

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for juvenescence

Comments on juvenescence

What made you want to look up juvenescence? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!