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1The capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.‘the often remarkable resilience of so many British institutions’
- ‘The final pages are devoted to the resilience of her legend.’
- ‘Figures released yesterday showed the resilience of consumer spending last month.’
- ‘But as the day went on they started to find some resilience.’
- ‘Consumer strength in the second half has been central to the resilience of the overall economy.’
- ‘First, childhood bereavement research already exists to enrich our understanding of resilience.’
- ‘Almost 200 Californians turned out for tips on how to build resilience.’
- ‘That said, the resilience of the teapot refiners leads some to wager they will survive.’
- ‘As he entered old age Philp reacted to increasing disability and frailty with typical resilience and dignity.’
- ‘Marvellous resilience by the Killough travellers saw them cling on like leeches, brilliantly grinding out four winning games to record a superb victory.’
- ‘Cizdyn at Oriel Securities said the risers demonstrated the resilience of the market on Friday.’
- ‘New York has risen from the ashes with admirable resilience.’
- ‘Poland's history has been marked by its resilience.’
- ‘Psychologists throughout the country consistently found receptive audiences for psychology's messages about how to build resilience.’
- ‘Undeniably beautiful, it's a celebration of resilience against all odds.’
- ‘The panicky reaction of players at the US Open betrayed their lack of resilience in the face of adversity.’
- ‘Developing coping skills is one way to facilitate young people's resilience.’
- ‘Family therapists may be their best allies in passing on resilience.’
- ‘Which I suppose is a tribute to Londoners ' resilience.’
- ‘However, the losses in market value are distributed unevenly, with some regions showing a surprising resilience to the market upheaval.’
- ‘By extension, it speaks to the resilience of a people who have endured a great deal of turmoil in a short span of history.’
2The ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity.‘nylon is excellent in wearability, abrasion resistance and resilience’
strength of character, strength, toughness, hardinessflexibility, pliability, suppleness, plasticity, elasticity, springiness, spring, giveView synonyms
- ‘Polypropylene is being used more and more widely in the manufacture of carpeting due to its high resilience to wear and stain proof properties.’
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