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Definitions of resuscitation

  1. The act of restoring to life; state of being restored to life. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. Act of reviving from a state of apparent death: state of being revivified. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Act of reviving from a state of apparent death; the state of being resuscitated. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. The act of reviving from a state of apparent death. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for resuscitation

  1. In the resuscitation and moribund marquees, nothing was more pathetic than to see " Sister," with her notebook, stooping over some dying lad, catching his last messages to his loved ones. – Fanny Goes to War by Pat Beauchamp
  2. Among the objects at Mr. Arbuthnot's heart was, as we have said, the resuscitation of the old Oriental Translation fund, which was originally started in 1824, the Society handling it having been established by Royal Charter. – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright
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