Definition of resipiscence
: change of mind or heart : reformation; often : return to a sane, sound, or correct view or position
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Origin and Etymology of resipiscence
Late Latin resipiscentia, from Latin resipiscent-, resipiscens (present participle of resipiscere to recover one's senses, from re- + -spiscere, from sapere to taste, have sense, be wise) + -ia -y — more at sage
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