One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Increasing or reviving after a period of little activity, popularity, or occurrence.‘resurgent nationalism’
- ‘Whether brand equity and increased sales can be transformed into a resurgent market valuation remains to be seen.’
- ‘‘The combination of a resurgent economy and the growth in attendance made this show our best ever,’ said show director Rob Gherman.’
- ‘Thanks to a resurgent stock market and the imminent retirement of many prosperous baby boomers, orders for luxury yachts of more than 80 feet are up 6% worldwide since last year.’
- ‘The reason for this is that the Sain label had the didactic purpose of supporting the then resurgent Welsh nationalism by releasing records entirely in the Welsh language.’
- ‘As the political darling of the resurgent military nation, Turenne's tomb tacitly reinstated the ‘vainglorious’ funerary monument and the theme of the dying hero in official funerary designs.’
- ‘Fun is the secret ingredient of a lot of great companies, but 10 years of economic prosperity, a resurgent stock market, and the dawning of the dot-com have created other business priorities.’
- ‘Realism has been resurgent lately, thanks in part to the development of new media allegedly capable of reproducing a ‘virtual reality.’’
- ‘At the height of his resurgent fame as a cast member of The West Wing, Rob Lowe fronted an ‘awareness campaign’ for a cancer-related illness called febrile neutropenia.’
- ‘Rinder notes that the exhibition not only aims to cover artists exploring the freedoms provided by new technologies, but that it also looks to those expressing a resurgent interest in traditional media.’
- ‘The change spread especially quickly in the affluent 1920s and in the era of resurgent prosperity during and after the Second World War, when the lingering specter of the Great Depression was banished once and for all.’
- ‘Successive Mongol invasions of the thirteenth century resulted in a period of relative instability culminating in a strong reaction in the early sixteenth century on the part of a resurgent religious movement - the Safavids.’
- ‘And, almost paradoxically, I think that there is a resurgent interest in the craftsmanship of fine book making, partly as a reaction to the fact that there is so much homogenisation in other fields.’
- ‘But with their billion-dollar balance sheets and extensive expertise, the big builders promise to give a boost to the nation's resurgent urban neighborhoods.’
- ‘A resurgent scooter market posted a rise of an impressive 12.1 per cent at 77,144 units while moped sales moved northward by clocking a rise of 2.30 per cent at 27,339 units.’
- ‘The spots are designed not only to draw in racing enthusiasts, but also to built brand awareness for the resurgent manufacturer, which positions itself on its race-track heritage and Italian design.’
- ‘Venice, on the other hand, was feeling increasingly threatened by a resurgent Rome and financially drained by money going to church-building and convent dowries.’
- ‘A resurgent president soon had his popularity bolstered by a soaring economy.’
- ‘And the robust-seeming figure in energy use growth is mainly based on resurgent economies in the developing world; among rich countries, growth has been distinctly unspectacular.’
- ‘The resurgent Thai cinema is in love with a golden age that never really existed.’
- ‘A feature of resurgent Estonian nationalism during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries has been national song festivals, celebrated for a period of days during the summer.’
Early 19th century (earlier as a noun): from Latin resurgent- ‘rising again’, from the verb resurgere, from re- ‘again’ + surgere ‘to rise’.
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