Re*viv"al (?), n. [From Revive.]
The act of reviving, or the state of being revived.
Renewed attention to something, as to letters or literature
Renewed performance of, or interest in, something, as the drama and literature
Renewed interest in religion, after indifference and decline; a period of religious awakening; special religious interest
Reanimation from a state of langour or depression; -- applied to the health, spirits, and the like
Renewed pursuit, or cultivation, or flourishing state of something, as of commerce, arts, agriculture
Renewed prevalence of something, as a practice or a fashion
. (g) Law
Restoration of force, validity, or effect; renewal; as, the revival of a debt barred by limitation; the revival of a revoked will, etc.
Revivification, as of a metal. See Revivification, 2.
© Webster 1913.