reviviscence

noun
re·​vi·​vis·​cence | \ ˌrē-ˌvī-ˈvi-sᵊn(t)s How to pronounce reviviscence (audio) , ri- \

Definition of reviviscence

: an act of reviving : the state of being revived

Other Words from reviviscence

reviviscent \ ˌrē-​ˌvī-​ˈvi-​sᵊnt How to pronounce reviviscent (audio) , ri-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of reviviscence

1626, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for reviviscence

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

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Cite this Entry

“Reviviscence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reviviscence. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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