Definition of Renitency

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Medical Definition of Renitency

1. The state or quality of being renitent; resistance; reluctance. "We find a renitency in ourselves to ascribe life and irritability to the cold and motionless fibres of plants." (E. Darwin) Origin: Cf. F. Renitence. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Renitency

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

Literary usage of Renitency

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1. The Life of Laurence Sterne by Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald (1864)
"Once, and once only, does any skill in the art of fowling betray itself, when he alludes to that " happy backwardness and renitency against conviction ..."

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