rebirth

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rebirth a spiritual enlightenment causing a person to lead a new life
    • n rebirth the revival of learning and culture
    • n rebirth a second or new birth
    • n rebirth after death the soul begins a new cycle of existence in another human body
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In ancient Egypt, the dung beetle symbolized eternal rebirth and the Sun God Khepri
    • n rebirth Renewed birth; a repeated birth into temporal existence, as of a soul, according to the doctrine of metempsychosis; a new entrance into a living form: now oftener called reincarnation.
    • n rebirth Renewed life or activity; entrance into a new course or phase of existence; reanimation; resuscitation; renascence; regeneration.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Rebirth rē-bėrth′ a new entrance into a living form, according to the doctrine of metempsychosis.
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Quotations

  • Ayn Rand
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    “Every aspect of Western culture needs a new code of ethics -- a rational ethics -- as a precondition of rebirth.”
  • Rachel Carson
    Rachel Carson
    “No witchcraft, no enemy action had silenced the rebirth of new life in this stricken world. The people had done it themselves.”

Usage

In literature:

The rebirth of German literature in its modern form began early in the eighteenth century.
"German Culture Past and Present" by Ernest Belfort Bax
We have recently seen a tremendous rebirth of interest in grassland farming in this country.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Forty-Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
An apparently serious objection to the doctrine of Rebirth is constantly being made.
"Reincarnation" by Th. Pascal
The New Testament sets forth the ancient conception of birth and rebirth.
"The Evolution of the Dragon" by G. Elliot Smith
The hour of rebirth for the mass of men still lingers.
"Gossamer" by George A. Birmingham
It was a time of rebirth for the whole American stage.
"Charles Frohman: Manager and Man" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
He was going as the Wild West was going, discredited, ulcerated, poisoned, incapable of rebirth, yet carrying something fine to his grave.
"Cavanaugh: Forest Ranger" by Hamlin Garland
Rebirth in the flesh he offered as a substitute for heaven and hell.
"The Orchard of Tears" by Sax Rohmer
The Elizabethans reflected in England the rebirth of literature and learning which was sweeping all Europe at the time.
"Paul and the Printing Press" by Sara Ware Bassett
That tree had known death before, and always after death it had known rebirth.
"The Roof Tree" by Charles Neville Buck
Indeed, the things you most desire may be yours in your rebirth.
"Where Half The World Is Waking Up" by Clarence Poe
V Sakya Muni taught that ignorance produces desire, unsatisfied desire is the cause of rebirth, and rebirth, the cause of sorrow.
"The Buddhist Catechism" by Henry S. Olcott
I am trying to tell them something of the ideal poetry that marked the rebirth of the Saxon genius.
"Seven Keys to Baldpate" by Earl Derr Biggers
To the Hindu life was an incident between two eternities, an episode in the string of deaths and rebirths.
"The Lords of the Ghostland" by Edgar Saltus
In them was the dawn of liberty, the rebirth of real love, an explosion of evil but also of good.
"Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern" by Edgar Saltus
These days of universal death must be days of universal rebirth, if the ruin is not to be total and final.
"Religious Perplexities" by L. P. Jacks
In her rebirth she is as saintly as a consecrated nun.
"The Cottage of Delight" by Will N. Harben
He revived the ancient seat of learning to a wonderful degree, becoming another Horace Holley, but the rebirth proved ephemeral.
"Kentucky in American Letters, v. 1 of 2" by John Wilson Townsend
That was essentially a late rebirth of the classic or bookish culture of the Renaissance.
"The Evolution of States" by J. M. Robertson
I have spoken elsewhere in these pages of the question of rebirth in the Buddhist system.
"Sagas from the Far East" by Various
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In poetry:

The night proceeds and dwindling
Prepares the day's rebirth.
An airman is ascending
Above the sleeping earth.
"Night" by Boris Pasternak
What martial soul there found rebirth,
When on those cliffs, then scarcely known,
There once more visited the earth
The spirit called Napoleon?
"Corsica" by John Lawson Stoddard
I am the Song of Rebellion ...
Yet in my song is hope and pity, and courage and faith.
I am the Song of Social Vision, of Rebirth, of Brotherhood;
Be this understood.
"The Song Of Rebellion" by Benjamin Musser
Young men and women, strong and sound,
Our nation's honor are, in whom
Our whole life has its better bloom,
Rebirth upon our fathers' ground
Of them of yore. Anew there flower
The old in young folks' summer-power.
"Young Men And Women, Strong And Sound" by Bjornstjerne Bjornson

In news:

What explains the rebirth of right-wing populism.
Local 10 spearheads rebirth of park.
What explains the rebirth of right-wing populism .
Rebirth of a City by Martin Gilbert.
Auto Lending Opportunities Abound With Market Rebirth.
An essay about Rebirth Workshops.
REVIEWS Lil Wayne, ' Rebirth .
Rebirth of a rivertown.
Violence mars rebirth of Beirut.
Rebirth Brass Band Rebirth of New Orleans Basin Street Records.
In midlife, a rebirth .
Rebirth of the Laptop PC.
Rebirth of the Beatles.
The Rebirth of Mill Creek.
The Rebirth of Clark School.
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In science:

Progress continued sporadically over the next twenty years, but the modern rebirth of the sub ject can be traced to the seminal work of Deser, Jackiw, ’t Hooft, and Witten in the mid1980s [4, 8–13].
Quantum Gravity in 2+1 Dimensions: The Case of a Closed Universe
The rebirth of observational studies of the Milky Way and Magellanic System over the past decade has raised new and profound questions about the evolution of the interstellar medium (ISM).
Science with ASKAP - the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder
The venerated topic of exciton Bose Einstein condensation is facing a rebirth as its investigation is fueled by advances in novel materials and technologies, as for doublelayer semiconductors and graphene.
Coherent exciton transport in semiconductors
It is during recent decades that symmetry studies in physics have had a rebirth, however.
Symmetry Tests and Standard Model Backgrounds
Mandelbrot, B.B. (1986) Fractals and the rebirth of iteration theory.
A procedure to Estimate the Fractal Dimension of Waveforms
This rebirth and death then repeats periodically.
Effect of retardation on the dynamics of entanglement between atoms
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