No Matter How You Say It: Resilience

by | Dec 23, 2022 | No Matter How You Say It | 0 comments

Word Origin

Resilience comes from the Latin root resiliens, from re “back”  + salire “to jump, leap”.  Can you see how Resilience is rebounding or jumping back?


Sign Language

Resilient  –  Can you see how Resilient is working your way to success?

Defeatist – Can you see how Defeatist is thinking negatively?


Resilience Idioms

“roll with the punches”

“snapping back”

“bouncing back”

“tough as nails”




In Other Languages

Spanish – resiliencia

French – résilience

German – Widerstandsfähigkeit

Italian – resilienza

Swedish – elasticitet

Basque – erresilientzia

Portugese – resiliência