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re·fresh·ing

 (rĭ-frĕsh′ĭng)
adj.
1. Serving to refresh.
2. Pleasantly fresh and different: "common sense of a most refreshing sort" (William Raspberry).

re·fresh′ing·ly adv.

refreshing

(rɪˈfrɛʃɪŋ)
adj
1. able to or tending to refresh; invigorating
2. pleasantly different or novel
reˈfreshingly adv

re•fresh•ing

(rɪˈfrɛʃ ɪŋ)

adj.
1. having the power to refresh.
2. pleasingly fresh or different.
[1570–80]
re•fresh′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.refreshing - imparting vitality and energyrefreshing - imparting vitality and energy; "the bracing mountain air"
invigorating - imparting strength and vitality; "the invigorating mountain air"
2.refreshing - pleasantly new or different; "common sense of a most refreshing sort"
new - not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered; "a new law"; "new cars"; "a new comet"; "a new friend"; "a new year"; "the New World"

refreshing

adjective
2. stimulating, fresh, cooling, bracing, invigorating, revivifying, thirst-quenching, inspiriting Herbs have been used for centuries to make refreshing drinks.
stimulating tiring, exhausting, soporific, wearisome, enervating

refreshing

adjective
Producing or stimulating physical, mental, or emotional vigor:
Translations
سارٌّ، غَيْر مُتَوَقَّعمُجَدِّدٌ للِنِشَاطمُنْعِش
osvěžujícípovzbudivý
forfriskende
virkistävä
osvježavajući
hressandiupplífgandi
さわやかな
상쾌한
osvežujoč
uppfriskande
ซึ่งทำให้สดชื่น
làm tỉnh táo

refreshing

[rɪˈfreʃɪŋ] ADJ
1. (lit) [drink] → refrescante
2. (fig) it's refreshing to hear some new ideasda gusto escuchar nuevas ideas
it's a refreshing change to find thises alentador encontrar esto

refreshing

[rɪˈfrɛʃɪŋ] adj
(= cooling) [drink, shower] → rafraîchissant(e)
(= giving energy) [sleep, rest] → réparateur/trice
(= pleasingly unusual) [fact, idea, change] → rafraîchissant(e)
This film makes a refreshing change → Ce film constitue un changement rafraîchissant.
it is refreshing to do sth → c'est rafraîchissant de faire qch
It was refreshing to meet a woman executive → C'était rafraîchissant de rencontrer une femme cadre.

refreshing

adj, refreshingly
adv (lit, fig)erfrischend

refreshing

[rɪˈfrɛʃɪŋ] adj (drink) → rinfrescante; (sleep) → ristoratore/trice; (change) → piacevole; (idea, point of view) → originale

refresh

(rəˈfreʃ) verb
to give new strength and energy to; to make (a person etc) feel less hot, tired etc, eg after or during a period of hard work. This glass of cool lemonade will refresh you.
reˈfreshing adjective
1. giving new strength and energy; having a cooling and relaxing effect. a refreshing drink of cold water.
2. particularly pleasing because different from normal. It is refreshing to hear a politician speak so honestly.
reˈfreshingly adverb
reˈfreshments noun plural
food and drink served eg at a meeting. Light refreshments are available in the other room.
refresh someone's memory
to remind (someone) of the facts and details of something.

refreshing

مُجَدِّدٌ للِنِشَاط osvěžující forfriskende erfrischend αναζωογονητικός refrescante virkistävä rafraîchissant osvježavajući rinfrescante さわやかな 상쾌한 verfrissend oppfriskende odświeżający refrescante освежающий uppfriskande ซึ่งทำให้สดชื่น iç ferahlatıcı làm tỉnh táo 提神的

refreshing

a. refrescante;
n. refrigerio.
References in classic literature ?
It is refreshing both to the spirits and to the body to indulge in psalmody, in befitting seasons," returned the master of song, unhesitatingly complying with her intimation to follow; "and nothing would relieve the mind more than such a consoling communion.
The young girls retired early to their white snow-drifts: Jessie not without some hilarious struggles with hers, in which she was, however, quickly surprised by the deep and refreshing sleep of youth; Christie to lie awake and listen to the night wind, that had changed from the first cool whispers of sunset to the sturdy breath of the mountain.
Yes," said Holgrave, "I dig, and hoe, and weed, in this black old earth, for the sake of refreshing myself with what little nature and simplicity may be left in it, after men have so long sown and reaped here.
It is a most refreshing, convivial, beautiful object to behold.
I found I had a good feed of crushed oats wetted up with a little bran; this would be a treat any day, but very refreshing then.
Pears like this yer view 's quite refreshing, an't it, stranger?
I laughed the only really refreshing laugh I had had for some time; and shouted:
We had a refreshing nap, then got up about three in the afternoon and put on our panoply.
After the feast there was a refreshing season of rest and chat in the shade of spreading oaks.
The shade was most refreshing, and Emma found it the pleasantest part of the day.
The refreshing meal, the brilliant fire, the presence and kindness of her beloved instructress, or, perhaps, more than all these, something in her own unique mind, had roused her powers within her.
The master looked asleep, and I ventured soon after sunrise to quit the room and steal out to the pure refreshing air.