Re*ni"tence (r?-n?"tens), Re*ni"ten*cy (-te-s?), n. [Cf. F. r'enitence.]

The state or quality of being renitent; resistance; reluctance.

Sterne.

We find a renitency in ourselves to ascribe life and irritability to the cold and motionless fibers of plants. E. Darwin.

 

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