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Antonyms for resuscitation

doldrums, quiescence, abeyance, expiration, deep-freeze, latency, death, holding pattern, moratorium, suspension, suspense, cold storage, dormancy, extinction, suspended animation.

Usage examples for resuscitation

  1. On the way she met Mrs. Bannister and the two girls, and from them she got her information that two of the persons were believed to be beyond any power of resuscitation and one of these was a young lady from Boston. – The Girl at Cobhurst by Frank Richard Stockton
  2. Plain and fancy swimming and diving, surfboarding, how to dodge the breakers, how to cheat the undertow, rescue and resuscitation can you swim, my lad? – Sube Cane by Edward Bellamy Partridge
  3. They would send forth sounds, at the hearing of which the doctrine of the divine right of kings would feel, even in its grave, a returning sensation of vitality and resuscitation – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster
  4. During the attempts at resuscitation a sailor boy offered his assistance. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  5. 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
  6. But what had become of Charlemagne's second grand design, the resuscitation of the Roman empire at the hands of the barbarians that had conquered it and become Christians? – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  7. She saw with unutterable sadness, that there was no hope of its resuscitation – The Locusts' Years by Mary Helen Fee
  8. 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
  9. During the last two reigns no one had ever mentioned their name; much less had any wish been expressed for their resuscitation till the financial difficulties of the Government, and the general and growing discontent of the great majority of the nation, with which, since the death of Turgot, every successive minister had been manifestly incompetent to deal, had, as we have seen, led some ardent reformers to demand their restoration, as the one expedient which had not been tried, and which, therefore, had this in its favor, that it was not condemned by previous failure. – The Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France by Charles Duke Yonge
  10. I'll rub his feet now," and he kept on with his work of resuscitation – The Tides of Barnegat by F. Hopkinson Smith
  11. Dust particles and motes floating in the air are in part germs, living or dead, often requiring only moisture and mild temperature for resuscitation – An Introduction to Chemical Science by R.P. Williams
  12. No affliction of Providence, which, while it scourged us, cut off the sources of resuscitation – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick
  13. A physician always perseveres so long as the heart- sounds can be heard; but, since an inexperienced person might be unable to decide upon this point, the most reliable course for the layman is to persist in the resuscitation until the physician arrives. – The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy by J. Morris Slemons
  14. " This indeed hath been a most mysterious and a most providential resuscitation says Lady Warrington. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  15. He succeeded in opening the jaws, so as to admit of the administration of the spirits of ammonia and lavender; frictions were employed, and every thing done, which, at the time, was thought likely to promote resuscitation but " it was an hour, or an hour and an half, before the little patient was so far recovered as to be able to speak." – An Essay on the Influence of Tobacco upon Life and Health by R. D. Mussey
  16. The boat was rapidly rowed back to the ship, Hungerford making efforts for resuscitation – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  17. After that the work of resuscitation went on more steadily than ever, and slowly and painfully Madge came back to life. – Madge Morton, Captain of the Merry Maid by Amy D. V. Chalmers
  18. The dog shook himself, licked the hands and face of his master; the peasant obtained assistance, and the body was conveyed to the house, where the endeavours used for resuscitation proved successful. – Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals by R. Lee
  19. The big life- saver who had carried the sufferer in was already at work in an attempt at resuscitation – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler

Rhymes for resuscitation