re·​na·​scent ri-ˈna-sᵊnt How to pronounce renascent (audio)
: rising again into being or vigor

Examples of renascent in a Sentence

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Word History


Latin renascent-, renascens, present participle of renasci

First Known Use

1662, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of renascent was in 1662

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“Renascent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

Kids Definition


re·​na·​scent -ᵊnt How to pronounce renascent (audio)
: rising again into being or more intense activity or effect

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