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re·sil·ient

 (rĭ-zĭl′yənt)
adj.
1. Capable of returning to an original shape or position, as after having been compressed. See Synonyms at flexible.
2. Able to recover readily, as from misfortune.

[Latin resiliēns, resilient-, present participle of resilīre, to leap back; see resile.]

re·sil′ient·ly adv.
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resilient

(rɪˈzɪlɪənt)
adj
1. (General Physics) (of an object or material) capable of regaining its original shape or position after bending, stretching, compression, or other deformation; elastic
2. (of a person) recovering easily and quickly from shock, illness, hardship, etc; irrepressible
reˈsiliently adv
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re•sil•ient

(rɪˈzɪl yənt)

adj.
1. having resilience; able to spring back to an original form or position after compression, stretching, etc.; flexible.
2. recovering readily from illness, adversity, or the like.
[1635–45; < Latin resilient-, s. of resiliēns, present participle of resilīre to spring back =re- re- + -silīre, comb. form of salīre to leap, jump]
re•sil′ient•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.resilient - recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the like
spirited - displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
2.resilient - elastic; rebounds readily; "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resilient as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"
elastic - capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy; "an elastic band"; "a youthful and elastic walk"
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resilient

adjective
1. flexible, plastic, elastic, supple, bouncy, rubbery, pliable, springy, whippy some resilient plastic material
flexible stiff, rigid, limp, inflexible, flaccid
2. tough, strong, hardy, buoyant, feisty (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), bouncy, irrepressible, quick to recover I'm a resilient kind of person.
tough weak, sensitive, delicate, sickly, effete
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resilient

adjective
Capable of withstanding stress without injury:
Physics: plastic.
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Translations
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resiliente

resilient

[rɪˈzɪlɪənt] ADJ (Tech) → elástico (fig) → resistente
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resilient

[rɪˈzɪliənt] adj
[person] (mentally)tenace, résistant(e); (physically)endurant(e), résistant(e)
[market, economy] → résistant(e)
[material] → résistant(e)
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resilient

adj
materialfedernd attr; to be resilientfedern
(fig) person, natureunverwüstlich; economynicht krisenanfällig, stabil; (Comm) performancerobust
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resilient

[rɪˈzɪlɪənt] adj (substance, material) → elastico/a (fig) (person) → che ha buone capacità di ripresa
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resilient

a. elástico-a.
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