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Pronunciation:  `rezu'rekshun

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  revival from inactivity and disuse; "it produced a resurrection of hope"

RESURRECTION is a 12 letter word that starts with R.


 See Also: resurgence, revitalisation, revitalization, revival, revivification



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Res`ur*rec"tion\, n. [F. r['e]surrection, L.
resurrectio, fr. resurgere, resurrectum, to rise again; pref.
re- re- + surgere to rise. See {Source}.]
1. A rising again; the resumption of vigor.

2. Especially, the rising again from the dead; the resumption
   of life by the dead; as, the resurrection of Jesus Christ;
   the general resurrection of all the dead at the Day of

         Nor after resurrection shall he stay Longer on
         earth.                                --Milton.

3. State of being risen from the dead; future state.

         In the resurrection they neither marry nor are given
         in marriage.                          --Matt. xxii.

4. The cause or exemplar of a rising from the dead.

         I am the resurrection, and the life.  --John xi. 25.

{Cross of the resurrection}, a slender cross with a pennant
   floating from the junction of the bars.

{Resurrection plant} (Bot.), a name given to several species
   of {Selaginella} (as {S. convoluta} and {S.
   lepidophylla}), flowerless plants which, when dry, close
   up so as to resemble a bird's nest, but revive and expand
   again when moistened. The name is sometimes also given to
   the rose of Jericho. See under {Rose}.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you or others are resurrected from the dead, suggests that you will eventually overcome your current obstacles and achieve your goals. It signals an awakening of your spirituality and renewed energy.