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[mass noun] (especially in sport) the capacity to recover quickly from a setback.‘promotion-chasing sides need to show the requisite bouncebackability after defeat’
- ‘For a long time it looked like bouncebackability would be the story of the day.’
- ‘Crystal Palace will need all the bouncebackability they can muster, and despite what Iain Dowie might say, it's definitely Lucky Pants Time.’
- ‘It doesn't have quite the same ring to it as bouncebackability, but it's getting there.’
- ‘Kylie's bouncebackability is part of her charm though, and now in her late 30s she has become an artiste who is respected and admired by millions.’
- ‘Coming back into that series after being down and out shows their bouncebackability.’
- ‘In football they have coined a special term for it: bouncebackability.’
- ‘But I don't think that it's Beckham's bouncebackability alone that explains our national obsession with him.’
- ‘They even found a clip of a BBC weather forecaster saying "temperatures were showing good bouncebackability".’
- ‘It already sees itself as the world's "can-do" city, and has that most attractive of qualities (if not words): bouncebackability.’
- ‘It's what they call 'bouncebackability.'’
- ‘Either way, they were both giving the distinct impression of bouncebackability.’
- ‘One local newspaper before the game remarked on what they called Dunfermline's 'bouncebackability'.’
- ‘Even if we suffer a set back we have bouncebackability.’
- ‘The Stags have 8 days to recover and they need to show bouncebackability in the big local derby against Notts County.’
- ‘However, if Spurs can show the newfound spirit and bouncebackability brought in by the big Dutchman at the helm, they should be realistically aiming for the three points.’
- ‘The Bulls have shown bouncebackability this season but Peacock is tiring of the need for regular salvage jobs.’
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