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RESILIENCE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does resilience mean? 

RESILIENCE (noun)
  The noun RESILIENCE has 2 senses:

1. 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. an occurrence of rebounding or springing back

  Familiarity information: RESILIENCE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RESILIENCE (noun)


Sense 1resilience [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

resilience; resiliency

Hypernyms ("resilience" is a kind of...):

elasticity; snap (the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed)


Sense 2resilience [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An occurrence of rebounding or springing back

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

resiliency; resilience

Hypernyms ("resilience" is a kind of...):

backlash; rebound; recoil; repercussion (a movement back from an impact)


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