|Origin:||, present participle of resilire 'to jump back', from salire 'to jump'|
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able to become strong, happy, or successful again after a difficult situation or event [↪ tough]:
Children are often very resilient.
The company proved remarkably resilient during the recession.
strong and not easily damaged by being pulled, pressed etc:
boots with tough resilient soles
Any chemical treatment will leave hair less resilient than before.