Shelby resuscitated the withered plants on her balcony with water and the leaves regained their natural appearance by the next day.
2. To revive a lack of interest in something: Marilyn resuscitated the members of the project so they would work in harmony and strive to complete the objectives given to them by their executive.
3. Etymology: from an earlier resuscit (about 1375), from Late Latin resuscitationem; from Latin resuscitatus, resuscitare. "to rouse again, to revive"; from re-, "again" + suscitare, "to raise, to revive"; from sub, "(up from) under" + citare, "to summon, to call".