Meaning of RESILIENT in English


[re.sil.ient] adj [L resilient-, resiliens, prp. of resilire to jump back, recoil, fr. re- + salire to leap--more at sally] (1674): characterized or marked by resilience: as a: capable of withstanding shock without permanent deformation or rupture b: tending to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change syn see elastic -- adv

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