Pronunciation: (ri-zil'yunt, -zil'ē-unt), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/resilient.html on line 77 [key]
1. springing back; rebounding.
2. returning to the original form or position after being bent, compressed, or stretched.
3. recovering readily from illness, depression, adversity, or the like; buoyant.
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