Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 04/01/18 Resurrection

Today's word is one in honor of Easter.

Resurrection (noun)
res·ur·rec·tion [rez-uh-rek-shuhn]
(previously 03-31-13)

1. the act of rising from the dead.
2. (initial capital letter) the rising of Christ after His death and burial.
3.(initial capital letter) the rising of the dead on Judgment Day.
4. the state of those risen from the dead.
5. a rising again, as from decay, disuse, etc.; revival.
6. Christian Science. a rising above mortality through the understanding of spiritual life as demonstrated by Jesus Christ.

Origin: 1250–1300; Middle English (< Old French ) < Latin resurrection- (stem of resurrectio ) the Easter church-festival, equivalent to resurrect ( us ) (past participle of resurgere to rise again; see resurge) + -ion- -ion

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