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Definition of "refreshing" []

  • Serving to refresh. (adjective)
  • Pleasantly fresh and different: "common sense of a most refreshing sort” ( William Raspberry). (adjective)

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 "refreshing" in a sentence
  • "Creating a whole book with lots of recipes for sorbets means that you run the risk of using the word "refreshing" too often, but this sorbet is truly the most refreshing of them all, so I saved that word to describe it."
  • "On of the things that i find really refreshing is your concern for things like this and the fact that it never sounds like a sound bite."
  • "The romance angle of every sibling story is carefully constructed scene by scene, motivations and attractions feel true and believable which again is refreshing from the fated mated approach used in too many paranormal romances."