resilient


resilient

adjective

Definition of RESILIENT

able to revert to original size and shape after being stretched, squeezed, or twisted <after being dipped in liquid nitrogen, the rubber ball's normally resilient surface is as brittle as ceramic>
Near Antonyms compact, firm, hard, solid, unyielding; brittle, crisp, crumbly, flaky (also flakey), friable, short

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