HyperDic: resilient

English > 2 senses of the word resilient:
ADJECTIVEallresilientrecovering readily from adversity, depression / depression, or the like
allresilient, bouncy, live, lively, springyelastic
resilient > pronunciation
Soundsrihzih'lyahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > resilient: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningRecovering readily from adversity, depression / depression, or the like.
BroaderspiritedDisplaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
Spanishboyante
English > resilient: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningelastic; rebounds readily.
Example "as resilient as seasoned hickory"
Synonymsbouncy, live, lively, springy
Broaderelasticcapable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression
Spanishdúctil, elástico, flexible
Catalandúctil, elàstic, flexible
Nounsresilience, resiliencythe physical property of a material that can return to its original shape or position after deformation that does not exceed its elastic limit
resilience, resiliencyan occurrence of rebounding or springing back
Verbsresilereturn to the original position or state after being stretched or compressed
resilespring back

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