Definition of resurgent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsɜːdʒənt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɜːrdʒənt//
[usually before noun] (formal)
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becoming stronger or more popular again a resurgent economy resurgent nationalism Word Originearly 19th cent. (earlier as a noun): from Latin resurgent- ‘rising again’, from the verb resurgere, from re- ‘again’ + surgere ‘to rise’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: resurgent