resilience


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re·sil·ience

 (rĭ-zĭl′yəns)
n.
1. The ability to recover quickly from illness, change, or misfortune; buoyancy.
2. The property of a material that enables it to resume its original shape or position after being bent, stretched, or compressed; elasticity.

resilience

(rɪˈzɪlɪəns)
n
1. Also: resiliency the state or quality of being resilient
2. (Environmental Science) ecology the ability of an ecosystem to return to its original state after being disturbed
3. (General Physics) physics the amount of potential energy stored in an elastic material when deformed

re•sil•ience

(rɪˈzɪl yəns)

also re•sil′ien•cy,



n.
1. the power or ability to return to the original form, position, etc., after being bent, compressed, or stretched; elasticity.
2. ability to recover readily from illness, depression, adversity, or the like; buoyancy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
elasticity, snap - the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed; "the waistband had lost its snap"
2.resilience - an occurrence of rebounding or springing back
backlash, rebound, recoil, repercussion - a movement back from an impact

resilience

noun
1. suppleness, give, spring, flexibility, elasticity, plasticity, pliability, springiness the texture of the skin and the resilience of the flesh
2. strength, toughness, adaptability, hardiness the resilience of human beings

resilience

noun
1. The ability to recover quickly from depression or discouragement:
Translations

resilience

[rɪˈzɪlɪəns] N (Tech) → elasticidad f (fig) → resistencia f

resilience

[rɪˈzɪliəns] n
[material] → résistance f
[person] (mental)ténacité f, résistance f; (physical)résistance f
[market, economy, currency] → résistance f

resilience

n
(of material)Federn nt
(fig, of person, nature) → Unverwüstlichkeit f; (of economy)Stabilität f

resilience

[rɪˈzɪlɪəns] n (see adj) → elasticità, capacità di ripresa

re·sil·i·ence

1. n. capacidad de lograr una recuperacíon después de una enfermedad;
2. elasticidad. V.: elasticity
References in classic literature ?
It is really wonderful how much resilience there is in human nature.
The sunlight had faded from her hair; the once firm white neck was beginning to lose its resilience.
At last he arose in a weary manner, as though all the resilience had gone out of his body, and proceeded to fasten the dogs to the sled.
All grace, and resilience, and power resided therein.
The acquisition of Hynes Industries by an affiliate of Beachwood-based Resilience Capital Partners was named a winner for the Restructuring Deal of the Year (from $10mm to $100mm).
The Resilience Development Forum (RDF), hosted by the government of Jordan and convened by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on 8 and 9 November 2015 in Jordan, will propose a 10-point Resilience Agenda which sets out basic principles and specific recommendations for enabling a forward-looking response to the Syria crisis that focuses on fostering resilience in Syria and the sub-region directly affected by its crisis.
has been named chairperson of the newly established Objective Resilience Committee (ORC) of the American Society of Civil Engineers' (ASCE) Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI).
The concept of resilience was first associated with physics and engineering, but it has since held the interest of thinkers and researchers from many other fields, including ecology, economics, computer science, and social science.
Resilience Capital Partners said that Rick Organ has joined the Cleveland-based private equity firm as an aviation operating executive alongside longtime Resilience partner and current Aviation and Aerospace Operating Executive Kenn Ricci, Chairman and CEO of FlexJet.
Mott MacDonald and Anglia Ruskin University's Global Sustainability Institute (GSI) have published a report making clear that building climate resilience is essential to future business survival - and that doing so will also bring commercial opportunity.
Inspired by the conversations Eric had with a former SEAL comrade and brother-in-arms who suffered from PTSD, heavy drinking, and lack of purpose ever since returning from the war, Resilience is about what it takes to build resilience, endurance, and adaptability into one's day-to-day life.
Tony Sfeir was appointed as the city's chief resilience officer (CRO) and will lead the Office of Resilience.