Definition of Renitence

1. n. The state or quality of being renitent; resistance; reluctance.



Definition of Renitence

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Renitence

renierite
renies
reniform
reniform leaf
reniform pelvis
renig
renigged
renigging
renigs
renin
renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system
renin-angiotensin system
renins
reniportal
renitence (current term)
renitences
renitencies
renitency
renitent
renk
renker
renkest
renminbi
renminbis
rennase
rennases
renne
renned
rennes

Literary usage of Renitence

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1. Thesaurus of English words and phrases by Peter Mark Roget, Samuel Romilly Roget (1879)
"... renitence ; reluctance ; indifference &c. 866; backwardness &c. adj. ; slowness &c. 275; want of -alacrity, - readiness; ..."

2. British Moralists: Being Selections from Writers Principally of the by Lewis Amherst Selby-Bigge (1897)
"... they were nothing but Passion from Corporeal Things, without the Sentient or the renitence, or the Reaction made upon local Motion in a Body duly mixed ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1837)
"... although the epigastrium presented that appearance of fullness and tension termed by the French " renitence." The bowels, too, are constipated, ..."

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