Definition of renascence in English:


Syllabification: re·nas·cence
Pronunciation: /riˈnasəns, -ˈnāsəns


  • 1The revival of something that has been dormant: the renascence of poetry as an oral art
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    • ‘And now,’ he solemnly announced, ‘let this day be forever marked in history as the renascence of our glorious kingdom's greatest legacy!’
    • Her current repertoire has evolved entirely within the past two years - no mean feat - and she has undergone an impressive renascence of creative energy.
    • A recent renascence of Baptist life in Britain has resulted in Baptist churches being among the limited number of churches that are growing rather than declining.
  • 1.1 (Renascence) another term for Renaissance.
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    • The spirit of the age led many astrologers to attempt a renascence and reformation in astrology: a return to pre-medieval practice, which they took to be preserved in Ptolemy.
    • More than any other man he laid the foundations of the Byzantine literary and philosophical renascence of the 12th cent.
    • It was tiled with the utmost care, and painted to a beautiful blend of Spanish, Indian, and renascence decor that blended only better with the richly coloured carpets.

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