renitence

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin renitens, present participle of reniteo; First Known Use: 1701; Compare French rénitence

Noun[edit]

renitence (usually uncountable, plural renitences)

  1. The state or quality of being renitent; resistance to physical pressure or constraint