Revival



noun
1.
restoration to life, consciousness, vigor, strength, etc.
2.
restoration to use, acceptance, or currency:
the revival of old customs.
3.
a new production of an old play.
4.
a showing of an old motion picture.
5.
an awakening, in a church or community, of interest in and care for matters relating to personal religion.
6.
an evangelistic service or a series of services for the purpose of effecting a religious awakening:
to hold a revival.
7.
the act of reviving.
8.
the state of being revived.
9.
Law. the reestablishment of legal force and effect.
noun
1.
the act or an instance of reviving or the state of being revived
2.
an instance of returning to life or consciousness; restoration of vigour or vitality
3.
a renewed use, acceptance of, or interest in (past customs, styles, etc): a revival of learning, the Gothic revival
4.
a new production of a play that has not been recently performed
5.
a reawakening of faith or renewal of commitment to religion
6.
an evangelistic meeting or service intended to effect such a reawakening in those present
7.
the re-establishment of legal validity, as of a judgment, contract, etc

revival definition

In Christianity, an energetic meeting intended to “revive” religious faith. Common among fundamentalists, these meetings are characterized by impassioned preaching and singing.

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