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Resilient Definition

  • recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the like
  • elastic; rebounds readily; "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resilient as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"
    synonyms:bouncy, lively, live, springy

Sentence Examples

Youth is resilient.

[From The Yukon Trail: A Tale of the North by Wolfe, George Ellis]

It is resilient, but not elastic.

He began to write with a new vigor and resiliency.

He has no resilience in his nervous system.

Religion is a kind of spiritual resilience.

[From Humanly Speaking by Crothers, Samuel McChord]

The muscles of their arms lost their resilience.

All resilience had gone out of his body and mind.

[From Smoke Bellew by London, Jack]

His eyes followed to the door her resilient step.

Crime is resilient and fast adapting to new realities.

[From Crime and Corruption by Rangelovska, Lidija]

The resilient muscles of the girl had lost their spring.

Resilient: elastic; having the property of springing back.

[From Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology by Smith, John Bernhard]

Her splendid, resilient courage had at last begun to break.

[From The Sagebrusher: A Story of the West by Hough, Emerson]

The bed was clearly a good bed, resilient, softly garnished.

[From The Price of Love by Bennett, Arnold]

The hour of sleep had been enough to restore her resilience.

This is a decent and honorable country -- and resilient, too.

[From State of the Union Addresses by Bush, George W. (George Walker)]

Nevertheless, the economy has proved to be remarkably resilient.

[From State of the Union Addresses by Carter, Jimmy]

He whipped off his resiliently soft hat, hugging it under one arm.

[From Star-Dust: A Story of an American Girl by Hurst, Fannie]

Resilience is the amount of work done upon a body in deforming it.

[From The Mechanical Properties of Wood Including a Discussion of the Factors Affecting the Mechanical Properties, and Methods of Timber Testing by Record, Samuel J. (Samuel James)]

It is really wonderful how much resilience there is in human nature.

[From Dracula by Stoker, Bram]

She walked, as always, with the elastic resilience of unfettered youth.

[From The Highgrader by Raine, William MacLeod]

America honors the strength and resilience of the people of this region.

[From State of the Union Addresses by Bush, George W. (George Walker)]

The preservation of the resilience is a function of the internal secretions.

[From The Glands Regulating Personality A Study of the Glands of Internal Secretion in Relation to the Types of Human Nature by Berman, Louis]

There is a spring in it which possesses resiliency, and it is that which drives the wheels.

[From Science and Morals and Other Essays by Windle, Bertram Coghill Alan, Sir]

The human mind is wonderfully resilient, but readjustment comes slowly after a shock.

[From The Quirt by Bower, B. M.]

Pillows should be well filled in order to retain their resilience and plump appearance.

His step was resilient and buoyant, his slim body moved with the grace of an arctic deer.

The floor of the corridor was covered in a tough resilient plastic that deadened footsteps.

His hunger satisfied, he lay back on the resilient vines and fell into a sleep of exhaustion.

Inside each casing is a mass of sponge-rubber, of a peculiarly resilient and vigorous character.

It pressed and grappled with her resilient breast, and left there faint red marks of delight and rage.

[From The Narrow House by Scott, Evelyn]

This generation of Americans has been tested by crises that steeled our resolve and proved our resilience.

[From Inaugural Presidential Address, Official Transcript by Obama, Barack]