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Definition of Revival

Revival

  1. The act of reviving, or the state of being revived.
  2. Renewed attention to something, as to letters or literature.
  3. Renewed performance of, or interest in, something, as the drama and literature.
  4. Renewed interest in religion, after indifference and decline; a period of religious awakening; special religious interest.
  5. Reanimation from a state of langour or depression; -- applied to the health, spirits, and the like.
  6. Renewed pursuit, or cultivation, or flourishing state of something, as of commerce, arts, agriculture.
  7. Renewed prevalence of something, as a practice or a fashion.
  8. Restoration of force, validity, or effect; renewal; as, the revival of a debt barred by limitation; the revival of a revoked will, etc.
  9. Revivification, as of a metal. See Revivification, 2.

Revival Quotations

When is a revival needed? When carelessness and unconcern keep the people asleep.
Billy Sunday

They tell me a revival is only temporary; so is a bath, but it does you good.
Billy Sunday

When may a revival be expected? When the wickedness of the wicked grieves and distresses the Christian.
Billy Sunday

The story of Christian reformation, revival, and renaissance underscores that the darkest hour is often just before the dawn, so we should always be people of hope and prayer, not gloom and defeatism. God the Holy Spirit can turn the situation around in five minutes.
Os Guinness

The blues - the sound of a sinner on revival day.
William Christopher Handy
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Revival Translations

revival in French is renaissance
revival in German is Wiederbelebung, Wiederbelebung, Erweckung
revival in Spanish is reavivamiento
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