re·​vi·​vis·​cence ˌrē-ˌvī-ˈvi-sᵊn(t)s How to pronounce reviviscence (audio)
: an act of reviving : the state of being revived
reviviscent adjective

Word History


Latin reviviscere to come to life again, from re- + viviscere to come to life, from vivus alive, living — more at quick entry 1

First Known Use

1626, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reviviscence was in 1626

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Cite this Entry

“Reviviscence.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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