re nascence


[ri-nas-uhns, -ney-suhns]
noun (sometimes lowercase)

1720–30; renasc(ent) + -ence Unabridged
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renascence (rɪˈnæsəns, -ˈneɪ-)
a variant of renaissance

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Word Origin & History

1727, from renascent, from L. renascentem (nom. renascens), prp. of renasci "be born again" (see renaissance). First used as a native alternative to, The Renaissance in 1869 by Matthew Arnold.
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