reawaken

verb re·awak·en \ (ˌ)rē-ə-ˈwā-kən \

Definition of reawaken

reawakened; reawakening; reawakens
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

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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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of reawaken


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