Definition of renascence in English:


Line breaks: re|nas¦cence
Pronunciation: /rɪˈnas(ə)ns
, -ˈneɪ-/


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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