Juvenescence Ju`ve*nes"cence, n. A growing young. [1913 Webster]

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  • juvenescence — (n.) 1800; see JUVENESCENT (Cf. juvenescent) + ENCE (Cf. ence) …   Etymology dictionary

  • juvenescence — noun Date: 1800 the state of being youthful or of growing young • juvenescent adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • juvenescence — See juvenescent. * * * …   Universalium

  • juvenescence — noun The state of becoming young or juvenile. Syn: youth …   Wiktionary

  • juvenescence — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The time of life between childhood and maturity: adolescence, greenness, juvenility, puberty, salad days, spring, youth, youthfulness. See YOUTH …   English dictionary for students

  • juvenescence — ju·ve·nes·cence || ‚dÊ’uːvÉ™ nesns n. state of being young; process of growing into a young person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • juvenescence — [ˌdʒu:və nɛs(ə)ns] noun formal youth. Derivatives juvenescent adjective Origin C19: from L. juvenescent , juvenescere reach the age of youth , from juvenis young …   English new terms dictionary

  • juvenescence — ju·ve·nes·cence …   English syllables

  • juvenescence — n. 1 youth. 2 the transition from infancy to youth. Derivatives: juvenescent adj. Etymology: L juvenescere reach the age of youth f. juvenis young …   Useful english dictionary

  • juvenescent — juvenescence, n. /jooh veuh nes euhnt/, adj. 1. being or becoming youthful; young. 2. young in appearance. 3. having the power to make young or youthful: a juvenescent elixir. [1815 25; < L juvenescent (s. of juvenescens, prp. of juvenescere to… …   Universalium