new·​found | \ ˈnü-ˈfau̇nd How to pronounce newfound (audio) \

Definition of newfound

: newly found a newfound friend enjoying her newfound fame

Examples of newfound in a Sentence

He is enjoying his newfound freedom.
Recent Examples on the Web If The Navigator was about Segarra reconnecting with their roots as a Puerto Rican raised in the Bronx, their latest LP, Life on Earth, finds Segarra simply luxuriating in their newfound artistic space. Jonathan Bernstein, Rolling Stone, 13 Jan. 2022 Now, those convictions both fuel the newfound revolutionary spirit and serve as a guidepost to a post-revolutionary future, when conservatives will supposedly gain the upper hand and at long last prevail over their opponents. Damon Linker, The Week, 11 Jan. 2022 Saudi youth are the main attendees of these concerts, enjoying the country’s newfound social changes. NBC News, 6 Dec. 2021 Jung recently opened up to Teen Vogue about balancing her ongoing modeling and newfound acting careers. Quinci Legardye, Harper's BAZAAR, 9 Oct. 2021 South Korean cinema had always had an activist bent, but these directors pushed the boundaries of their newfound artistic freedom, Magnan-Park said. Washington Post, 8 Nov. 2021 But with their relatively newfound ability to interact with the cloud/internet for extended windows, bringing busy VIPs live-streaming or videoconference calls, has come the recognition that such convenience comes with vulnerability. Eric Tegler, Forbes, 21 Oct. 2021 Give a gift that allows a newfound interest to flourish. Vogue, 15 Oct. 2021 Private market infrastructure has attracted newfound interest as a business over the past several years. Declan Harty, Fortune, 28 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of newfound

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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22 Jan 2022

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“Newfound.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of newfound

: recently discovered, acquired, or achieved : newly found or gotten

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