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Definition of resilient adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    resilient

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//rɪˈzɪlyənt//
     
     
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  1. 1able to feel better quickly after something unpleasant such as shock, injury, etc. He'll get over it—young people are amazingly resilient. These plants are very resilient to rough handling.
  2. 2 (of a substance) returning to its original shape after being bent, stretched, or pressed
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