re·​awak·​en | \ (ˌ)rē-ə-ˈwā-kən How to pronounce reawaken (audio) \
reawakened; reawakening; reawakens

Definition of reawaken

transitive + intransitive

: to awaken (someone or something) again a photo that reawakened past memories a movie that has reawakened interest in their story Harry's temporarily stupefied brain seemed to reawaken.— J. K. Rowling

Other Words from reawaken

reawakening noun, plural reawakenings
a spiritual reawakening The Taylor demo … signals a reawakening of militant activism in New York. — Sarah Ferguson

First Known Use of reawaken

1708, in the meaning defined above

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“Reawaken.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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