Definition of quickening

Definition of quickening
  1. quickening Verb Present participle of quicken
  2. quickening Noun The action of bringing someone or something to life.
  3. quickening Noun The first noticable movements of a foetus during pregnancy, or the period when this occurs.
  4. quickening Noun Stimulation, excitement (of a feeling, emotion etc.).
  5. quicken Verb To give life to; to animate, make alive, revive.
  6. quicken Verb To come back to life, receive life.
  7. quicken Verb To make quicker; to hasten, speed up.
  8. quicken Verb To become faster.
  9. quicken Noun The European rowan tree.
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