Examples of resilient in a Sentence
- The tallow tree, an ornamental species introduced by Benjamin Franklin in 1772, can quickly grow to 10 metres and is resilient to many pests. —New Scientist, 19-25 Aug. 2006
- In this affecting and eloquent account of the Dew family members' attempts to come to terms with the homosexuality of the elder son … Stephen emerges as a remarkably resilient and self-aware young man. —Genevieve Stuttaford, Publishers Weekly, 18 Apr. 1994
- Scientists are trying to figure out how the complex structure of such crystals and polymers and their interactions on the molecular level lead to resilient materials like sea shells, teeth and bones. —JoAnn Shroyer, Quark, Critters and Chaos, 1993
- Old roses are tough and resilient; they may be a little loose and blowzy … but the fact remains, these bushes want to live. —Beverly Lowry, New York Times Book Review, 3 Dec. 1989
- Hot-dipped nails have a resilient, thick zinc jacket that withstands more of the perils of a nail's life. —Jim Locke, The Apple Corps Guide to the Well-Built House, 1988
The local economy is remarkably resilient.
after being dipped in liquid nitrogen, the rubber ball's normally resilient surface is as brittle as ceramic
Recent Examples of resilient from the Web
That’s because with continued warming, the older, thicker, more resilient ice is melting, which means the newer ice is even more vulnerable to rising temperatures.
This duo together reduces the chance of tooth sensitivity and makes your teeth more resilient over time.
More resilient than ever before and removing the stigmas surrounding illness and recovery, Twigs continues to be an unwavering force.
Attention will focus instead on Draghi's assessment of recently weaker indicators such as industrial production and more resilient ones such as surveys of business managers.
The artist told the Thomson Reuters Foundation that each successive generation of Cosmopolitan Chickens is more resilient, lives longer, and is less susceptible to diseases, proving the importance of genetic diversity.
This suggests that the flora of leaner dogs is more resilient, Srimathy Sriskantharajah reports for BioMed Central, which publishes the journal Microbiome.
That kind of one-two punch — such as the back-to-back heat waves of 2016 and 2017 — can knock out even the more resilient coral species.
That way, your plants develop deep roots and are more resilient – in dry years or wet years.
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Synonym Discussion of resilient
- an elastic waistband
- a resilient innersole
- the cake is done when the top is springy
- flexible plastic tubing
- supple leather
RESILIENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of resilient for English Language Learners
: able to become strong, healthy, or successful again after something bad happens
: able to return to an original shape after being pulled, stretched, pressed, bent, etc.
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