Meaning of RESILIENT in English

RESILIENT

transcription, транскрипция: [ rɪzɪliənt ]

1.

Something that is resilient is strong and not easily damaged by being hit, stretched, or squeezed.

...an armchair of some resilient plastic material.

ADJ : usu v-link ADJ

• re‧sili‧ence

Do your muscles have the strength and resilience that they should have?

N-UNCOUNT : also a N

2.

People and things that are resilient are able to recover easily and quickly from unpleasant or damaging events.

When the U.S. stock market collapsed in October 1987, the Japanese stock market was the most resilient.

ADJ : usu v-link ADJ

• re‧sili‧ence

...the resilience of human beings to fight after they’ve been attacked.

N-UNCOUNT : also a N

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