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Meaning of REVIVAL

Pronunciation:  ri'vIvul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  bringing again into activity and prominence; "the revival of trade"; "a revival of a neglected play by Moliere"; "the Gothic revival in architecture"
  2. [n]  an evangelistic meeting intended to reawaken interest in religion

REVIVAL is a 7 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: resurgence, revitalisation, revitalization, revival meeting, revivification
 See Also: advance, betterment, improvement, mass meeting, rally, rebirth, regeneration, Renaissance, renascence, resurrection, resuscitation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Re*viv"al\, n. [From {Revive}.]
The act of reviving, or the state of being revived.
(a) Renewed attention to something, as to letters or
(b) Renewed performance of, or interest in, something, as the
    drama and literature.
(c) Renewed interest in religion, after indifference and
    decline; a period of religious awakening; special
    religious interest.
(d) Reanimation from a state of langour or depression; --
    applied to the health, spirits, and the like.
(e) Renewed pursuit, or cultivation, or flourishing state of
    something, as of commerce, arts, agriculture.
(f) Renewed prevalence of something, as a practice or a
(g) (Law) Restoration of force, validity, or effect; renewal;
    as, the revival of a debt barred by limitation; the
    revival of a revoked will, etc.
(h) Revivification, as of a metal. See {Revivification}, 2.