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resilience

re·sil·ience

resilience

 
 
pronunciation:
rih zI li ns
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the ability to resume shape after being pressed or stretched.
Rubber is remarkable in its resilience.
synonyms:
elasticity, spring
similar words:
bounce, flexibility, give, pliability, pliancy, suppleness
definition 2: the capacity to withstand and recover quickly from difficulty, sickness, or the like.
Her resilience is admirable; few people could bounce back so quickly after such a tragedy.
synonyms:
elasticity
similar words:
adaptability, bounce, buoyancy, hardiness, robustness, ruggedness, strength, sturdiness, toughness
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derivation: resiliency (n.)