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resurgent

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

re- +‎ surgent.

AdjectiveEdit

resurgent (comparative more resurgent, superlative most resurgent)

  1. Undergoing a resurgence; experiencing renewed vigor or vitality.
  2. (astronomy) Of a celestial object, moving upwards relative to the horizon after a period of having moved downwards.
  3. Rising again, as from the dead.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Coleridge to this entry?)

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

resurgent (plural resurgents)

  1. One who rises again, as from the dead.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sydney Smith to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


LatinEdit

VerbEdit

resurgent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of resurgō