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resiliencere‧sil‧i‧ence /rɪˈzɪliəns/ (also resiliency /-ənsi/) noun [uncountable]  1 STRONG PERSONthe ability to become strong, happy, or successful again after a difficult situation or eventtoughnessresilience of the resilience of youth People showed remarkable resilience during the war.2 HPthe ability of a substance such as rubber to return to its original shape after it has been pressed or bent
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resilienceTheir courage and resilience inspired us all.That pragmatism and resilience inclines this survey to optimism.I seem to have no emotional resilience these days because I am not sleeping well.But Yirol is a symbol of the extraordinary resilience that has kept the society from disintegrating.The very fact that the media and police have investigated so vigorously shows its resilience.That left him the resilience he needed to enjoy the rest of his life properly.the resilience of the state's economyAnd their resilience changed the tone of my whole project.showed ... resilienceThis reduction was largely achieved on a voluntary basis, and our employees showed remarkable resilience and loyalty, despite such difficulties.Middlesbrough showed a resilience that emphasised they are no longer a soft touch on their travels.Consumer products showed some resilience, particularly in the second half, said chairman Gareth Davies.
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