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resilience

re`sil´i`ence   Pronunciation: rė`zĭl´ĭ`ens
n.1.The act of springing back, rebounding, or resiling; as, the resilience of a ball or of sound.
2.The power or inherent property of returning to the form from which a substance is bent, stretched, compressed, or twisted; elasticity[1]; springiness; - of objects and substances.
3.The power or ability to recover quickly from a setback, depression, illness, overwork or other adversity; buoyancy; elasticity[2]; - of people.
4.(Mech. & Engin.) The mechanical work required to strain an elastic body, as a deflected beam, stretched spring, etc., to the elastic limit; also, the work performed by the body in recovering from such strain.
Noun1.resilience - the physical property of a material that can return to its original shape or position after deformation that does not exceed its elastic limit
Synonyms: resiliency
2.resilience - an occurrence of rebounding or springing back
Synonyms: resiliency
adaptability, adjustability, airiness, alterability, backfire, backlash, backlashing, boomerang, bounce, bounciness, bound, breeziness, buoyance, buoyancy, carefreeness, carom, changeability, changeableness, changefulness, chirpiness, contrecoup, debonairness, elasticity, extensibility, flexibility, fluidity, give, impermanence, jauntiness, kick, kickback, levity, light heart, lightheartedness, lightness, lightsomeness, liveliness, malleability, mobility, modifiability, movability, mutability, nonuniformity, perkiness, permutability, pertness, plasticity, rebound, rebuff, recalcitration, recoil, repercussion, repulse, resiliency, responsiveness, ricochet, rubberiness, snap, spring, springiness, stretch, stretchability, stretchiness, suppleness, tone, tonicity, tonus, transience, transitoriness
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