resipiscent

To learn from experience or have one's sanity restored

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • resipiscent — /rəˈsɪpəsənt/ (say ruh sipuhsuhnt) adjective Rare returning to a more reasonable or acceptable view, often involving repentance for misconduct or previous errors of judgement. {Latin resipīscēns, present participle of resipīscere to regain… …   Australian English dictionary

  • resipiscent —   a. returning to one s senses, or to wiser course; reforming.    ♦ resipiscence,    ♦ resipiscency, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • resipiscent — resipiscˈent adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑resipiscence …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Liz Allbee — (auch: Luz Alibi, * 1976 in Berlin, Vermont) ist eine US amerikanische Trompeterin. Allbee studierte Musik und Medienwissenschaften am Mills College in Oakland (Kalifornien) und trat in den USA mit Bands und Künstlern wie Anthony Braxton, dem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • résipiscence — [ resipisɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1542; « retour à la raison » 1405; lat. ecclés. resipiscentia, même rac. que sapere ♦ Relig. ou littér. Reconnaissance de sa faute avec amendement. ⇒ regret, repentir; pénitence. Amener qqn à résipiscence. « Je n ai jamais… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • resipiscence — ˌresəˈpisən(t)s noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin resipiscentia, from Latin resipiscent , resipiscens (present participle of resipiscere to recover one s senses, from re + spiscere, from sapere to taste, have sense, be wise) + ia y more at sage :… …   Useful english dictionary

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