1. [ noun ] (physics) the physical property of a material that can return to its original shape or position after deformation that does not exceed its elastic limit
Synonyms: resiliency
Related terms: elasticity resile
2. [ noun ] an occurrence of rebounding or springing back
Synonyms: resiliency
Related terms: recoil bounce
3. [ noun ] irrepressible liveliness and good spirit
Synonyms: buoyancy resiliency irrepressibility

"I admired his buoyancy and persistent good humor"

Related terms: liveliness
Similar spelling:   resiliency