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res·ur·rec·tion

 (rĕz′ə-rĕk′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of restoring a dead person, for example, to life.
b. The condition of having been restored to life.
2. Resurrection Christianity
a. The return of Jesus to life on the third day after the Crucifixion.
b. The restoration of the dead to life at the Last Judgment.
3. The act of bringing back to practice, notice, use, or vibrancy; revival: the resurrection of an old custom; the resurrection of a decrepit neighborhood.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin resurrēctiō, resurrēctiōn-, from Latin resurrēctus, past participle of resurgere, to rise again; see resurge.]

res′ur·rec′tion·al adj.

resurrection

(ˌrɛzəˈrɛkʃən)
n
1. (Theology) a supposed act or instance of a dead person coming back to life
2. (Theology) belief in the possibility of this as part of a religious or mystical system
3. (Theology) the condition of those who have risen from the dead: we shall all live in the resurrection.
4. the revival of something: a resurrection of an old story.
[C13: via Old French from Late Latin resurrectiō, from Latin resurgere to rise again; see resurge]
ˌresurˈrectional, ˌresurˈrectionary adj

Resurrection

(ˌrɛzəˈrɛkʃən)
n
1. (Theology) the rising again of Christ from the tomb three days after his death
2. (Theology) the rising again from the dead of all mankind at the Last Judgment

res•ur•rec•tion

(ˌrɛz əˈrɛk ʃən)

n.
1. the act of rising from the dead.
2. (cap.) the rising of Christ after His death and burial.
3. (cap.) the rising of the dead on Judgment Day.
4. the state of those risen from the dead.
5. a rising again, as from decay or disuse; revival.
[1250–1300; (< Old French) < Late Latin resurrēctiō < Latin resurreg-, variant s. of resurgere to rise again (see resurge)]
res`ur•rec′tion•al, adj.

resurrection

Rising from the dead. Reports of Jesus’ resurrection convinced many people that Jesus was the Son of God.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.resurrection - (New Testament) the rising of Christ on the third day after the CrucifixionResurrection - (New Testament) the rising of Christ on the third day after the Crucifixion
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
2.resurrection - a revival from inactivity and disuse; "it produced a resurrection of hope"
resurgence, revitalisation, revitalization, revival, revivification - bringing again into activity and prominence; "the revival of trade"; "a revival of a neglected play by Moliere"; "the Gothic revival in architecture"

resurrection

noun
1. revival, restoration, renewal, resurgence, return, comeback (informal), renaissance, rebirth, reappearance, resuscitation, renascence This is a resurrection of an old story.
revival killing off
2. (usually caps) raising or rising from the dead, return from the dead, restoration to life the Resurrection of Jesus Christ
raising or rising from the dead demise, burial
Quotations
"I am the resurrection, and the life" Bible: St. John

resurrection

noun
Translations
بَعْث
vzkříšení
genopstandelse
upprisa
prisikėlimas
augšāmcelšanās
vzkriesenie
dirilme

resurrection

[ˌrezəˈrekʃən] N (Rel) → Resurrección f (fig) → resurrección f

Resurrection

[ˌrɛzəˈrɛkʃən] n (RELIGION) the Resurrection → la Résurrection

resurrection

[ˌrɛzəˈrɛkʃən] n [career, belief, tradition, practice] → résurrection f

resurrection

n
(lit, of person) → Wiederbelebung f; the Resurrection (Rel) → die Auferstehung
(fig, of law) → Wiedereinführung f; (of custom, fashion, style)Wiederbelebung f; (of ideas, memories)Auflebenlassen nt

Resurrection

[ˌrɛzəˈrɛkʃn] n (Rel) the Resurrectionla Risurrezione

resurrection

[ˌrɛzəˈrɛkʃn] nrisurrezione f

resurrection

(rezəˈrekʃən) noun
the process of being brought to life again after death.
References in classic literature ?
above all, For the resurrection of deep-buried faith In Truth -- in Virtue -- in Humanity -- Of all who, on Despair's unhallowed bed Lying down to die, have suddenly arisen At thy soft-murmured words, "Let there be light!" At the soft-murmured words that were fulfilled In the seraphic glancing of thine eyes -- Of all who owe thee most -- whose gratitude Nearest resembles worship -- oh, remember The truest -- the most fervently devoted, And think that these weak lines are written by him -- By him who, as he pens them, thrills to think His spirit is communing with an angel's.
A moving hymn was sung, and the text followed: "I am the Resurrection and the Life."
The mixed, singular, luminous gloom in which they walked along together to the spot where the cows lay, often made him think of the Resurrection hour.
First, during the ceremonies on Good Friday, the day when Christ was crucified, the cross which stood all the year above the altar, bearing the Savior's figure, was taken down and laid beneath the altar, a dramatic symbol of the Death and Burial; and two days later, on 'the third day' of the Bible phraseology, that is on Easter Sunday, as the story of the Resurrection was chanted by the choir, the cross was uncovered and replaced, amid the rejoicings of the congregation.
What has handling my face got to do with the resurrection of this damsel?
bear a hand there with those screws, and let's finish it before the resurrection fellow comes a-calling with his horn for all legs, true or false, as brewery-men go round collecting old beer barrels, to fill 'em up again.
The impact of the resurrection on the universe might be seen as a new and, to us, unforeseeable instantiation of potentialities of nature that were built into God's creation from the beginning.
And it's only after the Resurrection that the disciples begin to "get it."
The journey of the cross, however, is not an easy one, which is wily most of us would rather jump straight to the resurrection. But Paul insists that our faith is one balanced by both cross and resurrection, and he labels those who see only the resurrection as "enemies of the cross of Christ" (Philippians 3:18).
Yet it is "Jesus, the Son of Man" who arose from the dead; His resurrection is a joyful prophecy of the resurrection of humans.
FILE -- Church cross against the sky -- Public Domain Pictures/Peter Griffin CAIRO -- 6 June 2019: The Coptic Orthodox Church celebrates on Thursday the day of the Ascension of Jesus, which took place forty days after Easter (the resurrection of Jesus), according to the Christian belief.
We celebrate one of the greatest Christian feast - the Resurrection of Christ.

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