resipiscence

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resipiscence

(ˌrɛsɪˈpɪsəns) or

resipiscency

n
literary acknowledgment that one has been mistaken
[C16: from Late Latin resipiscentia, from resipiscere to recover one's senses, from Latin sapere to know]
ˌresiˈpiscent adj