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Definition of "reappraisal" [reappraisal]

  • A new appraisal or evaluation. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "reappraisal" in a sentence
  • "What we have most forcefully felt, during this period of reappraisal, is the need for a more responsible language of discourse on the issues that divide us - a language free of cant, free of vituperation, a language in which reasonable men can seek reasonable answers."
  • "I mention these events because I hope that President Obama's recent stimulus will be the beginning of a rebalancing of investment and consumption in our economy, and a long-term reappraisal of what our government does and why."
  • "The reappraisal is the consequence of an unpleasant reality: Greece is missing its budget-deficit target and will likely need additional rescue money to plug the gap."