Democrats argue their victories in Georgia will be more resilient.
—New York Times
Apple, seen as Silicon Valley’s most resilient player, has declared a hiring freeze.
Aging individuals are less resilient to accidents, falls and other unexpected events.
recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the like
When something is strong and able to recover from damage quickly, call it resilient. If you’re rough on your toys, the ones that don’t break are resilient.
Formed from the Latin verb resilire, "to leap back," a resilient person is able to recover from an illness or a bad experience quickly. Politicians who are resilient to media criticism do not let critical journalists affect their focus, performance, or relationship to their constituents. An object that is bent or stretched and returns to its original shape quickly is also resilient.
由拉丁动词 resilire 构成，意为“向后跳跃”，一个有韧性的人能够迅速从疾病或糟糕的经历中恢复过来。对媒体批评有弹性的政治家不会让批评记者影响他们的注意力、表现或与选民的关系。弯曲或拉伸并迅速恢复原状的物体也具有弹性。
Winnie is a resilient person, and within a relatively short time, she had won over the people of the township, including some sympathetic whites in the vicinity.
—Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela
That’s a common predicament in the film’s rural milieu, which treats its varieties of independent-minded characters — including the confused, overwhelmed but resilient Atticus — with understanding.
—Movie Review: ‘The Cold Lands,’ Directed by Tom Gilroy by NICOLAS RAPOLD
And I guess maybe looking different from most people means I’m just going to have to be resilient now, too.
—How to Disappear Completely by Ali Standish
resilient (adj.)1640s, "springing back, returning to the original position," from Latin resilientem "inclined to leap or spring back," present participle of resilire "to jump back" (see resilience). Of material things, "resuming original shape after compression, etc.," by 1670s. Figuratively, of persons "bouncing back" from difficulties, etc., from 1830. Related: Resiliently.Related entries & more
resilient (adj.)1640s，“回弹，回到原来的位置”，来自拉丁语 resiliestem “倾向于跳跃或弹回”，resilire 的现在分词“跳回”（参见 resilience）。到 1670 年代，对于物质事物，“压缩后恢复原始形状等”。形象地说，从 1830 年开始，人们从困难等中“反弹”。相关：Resiliently.Related entrys & more
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