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1. resilience

noun. ['rɪˈzɪliːəns, rɪˈzɪljəns'] the physical property of a material that can return to its original shape or position after deformation that does not exceed its elastic limit.

Synonyms

  • resiliency
  • elasticity

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • open
  • rigidity

Etymology

  • resilio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Resilience

  • brilliance

How do you pronounce resilience?

Pronounce resilience as rɪˈzɪljəns.

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Sentences with resilience


1. Noun, singular or mass
Instead, resilience is about reaching out to other people as well as nurturing yourself.

Quotes about resilience


1. You all know that I have been sustained throughout my life by three saving graces - my family, my friends, and a faith in the power of resilience and hope. These graces have carried me through difficult times and they have brought more joy to the good times than I ever could have imagined.
- Elizabeth Edwards

2. The moment we believe that success is determined by an ingrained level of ability as opposed to resilience and hard work, we will be brittle in the face of adversity.
- Joshua Waitzkin

2. resilience

noun. ['rɪˈzɪliːəns, rɪˈzɪljəns'] an occurrence of rebounding or springing back.

Synonyms

  • resiliency
  • recoil
  • repercussion
  • backlash

Antonyms

  • physical property
  • deadness
  • stiffness

Etymology

  • resilio (Latin)
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