Meaning of RESILIENT in English

RESILIENT

/ rɪˈzɪliənt; NAmE / adjective

1.

able to feel better quickly after sth unpleasant such as shock, injury, etc. :

He'll get over it—young people are amazingly resilient.

2.

( of a substance ) returning to its original shape after being bent, stretched, or pressed

►  re·sili·ent·ly adverb

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WORD ORIGIN

mid 17th cent.: from Latin resilient- leaping back, from the verb resilire to recoil, from re- back + salire to jump.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.