Definitions for resiliencerɪˈzɪl yəns

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•sil•iencerɪˈzɪl yəns(n.)

also re•sil′ien•cy

  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.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. resilience, resiliency(noun)

    the physical property of a material that can return to its original shape or position after deformation that does not exceed its elastic limit

  2. resilience, resiliency(noun)

    an occurrence of rebounding or springing back

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. resilience(noun)ɪˈzɪl yəns

    the quality of being resilient

    her remarkable resilience in such a terrible situation


  1. resilience(Noun)

    The mental ability to recover quickly from depression, illness or misfortune.

  2. resilience(Noun)

    The physical property of material that can resume its shape after being stretched or deformed; elasticity.

  3. resilience(Noun)

    The positive ability of a system or company to adapt itself to the consequences of a catastrophic failure caused by power outage, a fire, a bomb or similar (particularly IT systems, archives).

  4. Origin: From resilio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resilience(noun)

    alt. of Resiliency


  1. Resilience

    Resilience is an album of songs by Electronic music artist Kid 606. It was released on Tigerbeat6.


  1. Resilience

    Resilience has delivered network security appliances with the most advanced operating system. RES/OS boasts such features as open systems flexibility and life cycle management innovations for mission-critical applications. Resilience’s high performance solutions are designed for network environments where availability is essential and security must not be compromised.

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