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Meaning of RESILIENT

Pronunciation:  ri'zilyunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  rebounds readily; "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resiliant as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"
  2. [adj]  recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the like
 

RESILIENT is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: bouncy, elastic, live, lively, spirited, springy, whippy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*sil"i*ent\ (-ent), a. [L. resiliens, p. pr.]
Leaping back; rebounding; recoling.

 

 

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