re·​ju·​ve·​na·​tion | \ ri-ˌjü-və-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce rejuvenation (audio) , ˌrē- \
plural rejuvenations

Definition of rejuvenation

: the action of rejuvenating or the state of being rejuvenated : restoration of youthful vigor I remind myself that it is hope for rejuvenation of body and spirit after the rigors of the holidays that has brought me to the brink …— Jeff Phillips Europeans insist that their nations are not "immigration" countries, as is the United States, which by … tradition views immigrants as a source of cultural richness and economic rejuvenation.— Judith Miller rejuvenation of streams … formed his ideas and planned his schemes for the rejuvenation of the drama …— Arnold Bennett … poured half a billion dollars into Italy's post-war rejuvenation— Arthur Vandenberg

Examples of rejuvenation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yet a key component of national rejuvenation is unification, which in Beijing’s view requires the destruction of minority cultures. Dhondup T. Rekjong, WSJ, 18 Nov. 2021 Boxes of old pictures and blueprints discovered in the attic guided the rejuvenation, done in concert with builder Patrick Kennedy. Anna Molvik, Better Homes & Gardens, 22 Oct. 2021 Whether for a short or a longer program, the benefits are clear in terms of rejuvenation, meaningful escape and a focus on making enduring health choices for a better quality of life. Nel-olivia Waga, Forbes, 17 June 2021 The least expensive service is the foot detox (around $35 a session) while the most costly is vaginal rejuvenation (at $1,500 a session). Essence, 19 Oct. 2021 This urban slice of paradise offers sanctuary to native tree and plant species, wildlife and weary humans in need of rejuvenation. Robin Soslow, Chron, 15 Oct. 2021 The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island — which feels more like a far-flung island resort than a Floridian destination — has tapped into guests' need for a stronger sense of rejuvenation. Maya Kachroo-levine, Travel + Leisure, 7 Sep. 2021 The arrival of the new business is the latest sign of rejuvenation for a gritty thoroughfare dominated by vacant, historic structures and streetcar tracks. Christina Tkacik,, 28 Aug. 2021 In Italy, much of the praise for the rejuvenation of the team has been heaped on Mancini. Matias Grez, CNN, 13 July 2021

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First Known Use of rejuvenation

1746, in the meaning defined above

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29 Nov 2021

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“Rejuvenation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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