Resilience Definition

rĭ-zĭlyəns
noun
The quality of being resilient.
Webster's New World
The ability to recover quickly from illness, change, or misfortune; buoyancy.
American Heritage Medicine
The property of a material that enables it to resume its original shape or position after being bent, stretched, or compressed; elasticity.
American Heritage Medicine

The positive ability of a system or company to adapt itself to the consequences of a catastrophic failure caused by power outage, a fire, a bomb or similar (particularly IT systems, archives).

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Other Word Forms of Resilience

Noun

Singular:
resilience
Plural:
resiliences

Origin of Resilience

  • From Latin resiliō (“to spring back").

    From Wiktionary

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