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Synonyms for resilient
rɪˈzɪl yəntre·silient

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Wiktionary4.0 / 1 vote

  1. resilientadjective

    flexible, bendable, strong

    brittle, fragile

  2. resilientadjective

    Able to endure tribulation without cracking.

    strong, bendable, flexible

    fragile, brittle

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. resilientadjective

    recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the like

    springy, lively, bouncy, live

    inelastic, spiritless

  2. bouncy, live, lively, resilient, springyadjective

    elastic; rebounds readily

    "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resilient as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"

    spirited, hot, spanking, live, lively, full of life, alive(p), bouncy, snappy, vital, brisk, racy, rattling, peppy, merry, alive, unrecorded, zippy, bouncing, springy, live(a), alert

    spiritless, inelastic

Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  1. resilientadjective

    rebounding, recoiling, elastic, springy

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  1. Aaron Reuben:

    Simply put, clean water is a requirement for health, well-being, productivity, and dignity - and we are failing our citizens in providing for this basic necessity. We feel that the residents of Flint who lived through the water crisis have been remarkably resilient - and yet there is still a large, unmet need for mental health services to address the psychological impacts of the event, which are reflected in very high rates of diagnosable depression and PTSD across The Flint community, the lesson for communities like Jackson, MS, is to not overlook psychological injury, and to not assume that, just because community members are resilient, they could not benefit from services to address the psychological scars of a long-term water crisis.

  2. Prashant Agarwal:

    Success never comes easy. It needs a whole lot of efforts to achieve it and if you have complete dedication and desire, then only you can achieve it. You should be resilient at the times of failure and should have the fighting back spirit so that success knocks at your door.

  3. Skip Davis:

    Last year was a big signal that the Afghan army and police need some more time, they are resilient, they fought well and they took on leadership, but at the same time, they had some significant challenges and the Taliban proved much more resilient than we expected and less likely to come to the table for reconciliation.

  4. e:

    Be tough and resilient about your goals, targets, dreams, visions and aspirations. For, you've got to be tough and resilient as far as all of the above is concerned. But, take Note: don't be cynical and rigid. Most especially, with regard to your beliefs and outlook (your attitude to life). ~Emeasoba George.

  5. Bern Williams:

    Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.

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