Definition of Resilient

1. Adjective. Recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the like.

Similar to: Spirited



2. Adjective. Elastic; rebounds readily. "Springy turf"

Definition of Resilient

1. a. Leaping back; rebounding; recoiling.

Definition of Resilient

1. Adjective. Able to endure tribulation without cracking. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Resilient

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Resilient

resignment
resignments
resigns
resile
resiled
resilence
resilenced
resilences
resilencing
resiles
resiliant
resilience
resiliences
resiliencies
resiliency
resilient
resiliently
resilin
resiling
resilins
resilition
resilitions
resilver
resilvered
resilvering
resilvers
resimulation
resimulations
resin
resin acid

Literary usage of Resilient

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Oecd Economic Surveys: United Kingdom by OECD. (2005)
"... translating a resilient macroeconomic performance into faster growth in living standards Macroeconomic performance has been amongst the most resilient ..."

2. The Optical Indicatrix and the Transmission of Light in Crystals by Lazarus Fletcher (1892)
"-T v8 /2-s the resultant resilient force will have a direction determined by the ratios Hence the resultant resilient force always acts in the same ..."

3. The Optical Indicatrix and the Transmission of Light in Crystals by Lazarus Fletcher (1892)
"2 • if-s2 ' Hence the resultant resilient force always acts in the same direction throughout the vibration, but it is inclined to the direction X^ v of the ..."

4. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1913)
"... to subdue natural forces and has developed 'the qualities necessary for success in that struggle. American writers to-day have no such "resilient ..."

5. The Materials of Engineering by Robert Henry Thurston (1884)
"5 (Cu 88.135, Sn 1.865, Zn 10) was made up of the most resilient bronze and brass; its resilience was less than that of either of its components. No. ..."

6. Commercial Economy in Steam and Other Thermal Power-plants: As Dependent by Robert Henry Smith (1905)
"=EV R' + - v- K' \ Power and p ' mv ' [Resilient and Kinetic ... R'( = p v'i Resilient transpower per unit volume. VII. —K'( = v p'i Kinetic transpower per ..."

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