[ri-zil-yuh nt, -zil-ee-uh nt] /rɪˈzɪl yənt, -ˈzɪl i ənt/
springing back; rebounding.
returning to the original form or position after being bent, compressed, or stretched.
recovering readily from illness, depression, adversity, or the like; buoyant.
(of an object or material) capable of regaining its original shape or position after bending, stretching, compression, or other deformation; elastic
(of a person) recovering easily and quickly from shock, illness, hardship, etc; irrepressible
1640s, “springing back,” from Latin resilientem “inclined to leap or spring back,” present participle of resilire (see resilience). Figuratively, of persons, from 1830. Related: Resiliently.
[non-ri-zis-tuh ns] /ˌnɒn rɪˈzɪs təns/ noun 1. the policy or practice of not resisting violence or established authority, even when tyrannical, by force.
[non-ri-zis-tuh ns] /ˌnɒn rɪˈzɪs təns/ noun 1. the policy or practice of not resisting violence or established authority, even when tyrannical, by force. n. 1640s, from non- + resistance.
[non-ri-zis-tuh nt] /ˌnɒn rɪˈzɪs tənt/ adjective 1. not able, conditioned, or constructed to withstand the effect of something, as a disease, a specific change in temperature, or harsh treatment; susceptible to damage or ill effects. 2. not ; passively obedient. noun 3. a person who does not resist force. 4. a person who maintains that […]
[rez-uh-loo-shuh n] /ˌrɛz əˈlu ʃən/ noun 1. a formal expression of opinion or intention made, usually after voting, by a formal organization, a legislature, a club, or other group. Compare , . 2. the act of or determining upon an action, course of action, method, procedure, etc. 3. a ; a decision or determination: to […]