reviviscence

reviviscence

[rev-uh-vis-uhns]
noun
the act or state of being revived; revival; reanimation.
Also, reviviscency.


Origin:
1620–30; < Latin revīvisc(ere) to come to life again (re- re- + vīviscere, inchoative of vīvere to live) + -ence

reviviscent, adjective
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reviviscence (ˌrɛvɪˈvɪsəns, rɪˈvɪvɪsəns)
 
n
rare restoration to life or animation; revival
 
[C17: from Latin, from revīviscere come back to life, related to vīvere to live; see revive]
 
revi'viscent
 
adj

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