Meaning of RESILIENT in English
/ rɪˈzɪliənt; NAmE / adjective
able to feel better quickly after sth unpleasant such as shock, injury, etc. :
He'll get over it—young people are amazingly resilient.
( of a substance ) returning to its original shape after being bent, stretched, or pressed
► re·sili·ent·ly adverb
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. 2005