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Definition of the noun resiliency

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noun - plural: resiliencies

  1. an occurrence of rebounding or springing back
  2. the physical property of a material that can return to its original shape or position after deformation that does not exceed its elastic limit
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonym of resiliency: resilience
    • more generic words: elasticity / snap = the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed

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  1. See resilience.

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Google previewThe Deepening Crisis (2011)

Governance Challenges After Neoliberalism by Craig Calhoun, Georgi M. Derluguian

As Cooper and Walker note, resiliency is the form of governmentality appropriate to any form of perturbation and uncertainty: “dealing with extreme weather events is not merely analogous to coping with recurrent financial shocks, it is also the ...

Google previewPsychosocial Aspects of Disability (2011)

Insider Perspectives and Strategies for Counselors by Noreen M. Glover-Graf, RhD, CRC, Michael J. Millington, PhD, CRC

Resiliency is the ability to adapt, adjust, and thrive in difficult times. In rehabilitation, resiliency refers to the ability to adapt and adjust to disability and then to achieve a successful outcome (Kosciulek, 1994; Lustig, 1997). Family resiliency ...

Google previewThe Secrets of Happy Families (2009)

Eight Keys to Building a Lifetime of Connection and Contentment by Scott Haltzman

RESILIENCY. Resiliency is a common term, usually associated with toughness or durability; for example...

More simply, resiliency is the quality of families that can stretch and bounce back when confronted with challenges! Not only is this ...

Google previewRisk Assessment of Youth who Have Sexually Abused (2005)

Theory, Controversy, and Emerging Strategies by David Prescott

Resiliency is a factor in recovery from life difficulties that create problem behaviors for a given individual. Although there is notably less research in this area, a recognized relationship exists between resilience and recovery from adversity such ...

Google previewLandscape Urbanism and its Discontents (2013)

Dissimulating the Sustainable City by AndrŽs Duany, Emily Talen

Resiliency is an important component in landscape ecology that aims to improve the functioning of ecosystems within urban development. This is a distinguishing feature in the theory and practice of Landscape Urbanism, but there is a need to ...

Google previewHandbook for Healthy Living with a Mood Disorder (2014)

by Stephen Nawotniak, OTR/L

Instruction Resiliency is the ability to recover from major setbacks or disappointments and can apply to mood disorder when we recover from one of our...

Resiliency is a specific life skill that can be learned, developed, and strengthened.

Google previewLoss, Trauma, and Resilience (2006)

Therapeutic Work with Ambiguous Loss by Pauline Boss

Resiliency is a constant and positive adaptive trait. It is a basic part of our healthy psychological...

Resiliency means flexibility, the opposite of brittleness, and movement, the opposite of paralysis. When loved ones go missing physically or ...

Google previewResiliency Enhancement (2000)

Putting the Strength Perspective Into Social Work Practice by Elaine Norman

Chernesky Resiliency is the ability to bounce back in the face of adversity. It is a term borrowed from the physical sciences that connotes a selfrighting process that allows a body to spring back to its original shape ...

Google previewPsychosocial Capacity Building in Response to Disasters (2012)

by Joshua L. Miller

Considered through a social ecology framework, resiliency is an interaction between physiological, psychological, social,

An important component of individual resiliency is a sense of competency, whereas for families and communities a ...

Google previewThe Upper Elementary Years (2008)

Ensuring Success in Grades 3-6 by Christine Finnan

Although resiliency is an individual characteristic, it is clear that something in resilient children's environment— whether outside of school, in school, individual developmental differences Summary.

Google previewThe Art of Peace and Relaxation Workbook (2011)

by Brian Luke Seaward

Resiliency is a trait that combines self-reliance, faith, optimism, and humor, yet resiliency is undeniably greater than the sum of these parts. • Unconditional love. To extend love and compassion from your heart without conditions or ...

Google previewHealing Secrets (2010)

Self-Medicating Our Most Important Relationships by Jade Chris Mangus

For example, resiliency is the difference between those who see themselves as victims of a traumatic event and those who see themselves as survivors, as explained in our discussion on observation. To continue with this example, imagine ten ...

Google previewEssentials of Managing Stress (2016)

by Brian Luke Seaward

Resiliency is a trait that combines self-reliance, faith, optimism, and humor, yet resiliency is undeniably greater than the sum of these parts. Unconditional love: To extend love and compassion from your heart without conditions or expectations ...

Google previewSocial Work Live (2014)

Theory and Practice in Social Work Using Videos by Carol Dorr

Resiliency refers to one's ability to overcome hardships and.

Google previewDifferentiated Literacy Strategies for Student Growth and Achievement in Grades K-6 (2004)

by Gayle H. Gregory, Lin Kuzmich

Resiliency is an essential characteristic of successful learners. Students who persevere even when things get tough are resilient. Students become resilient through positive relationships and reinforcement, especially with teachers. McCombs ...

Google previewPower Optimism (2004)

Enjoy the Life You Have, Create the Success You Want by Dana Lightman

Resiliency refers to a person's capacity to recover from negative events. It is the ability to spring back and rebound despite the stress of today's world. It is the capacity to successfully adapt to adversity. Being optimistic is not about trying to ...

Google previewAnnual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 32, 2012 (2012)

Emerging Perspectives on Resilience in Adulthood and Later Life by Bert Hayslip, Jr., PhD

IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE Resiliency is a relatively new way to think in professional settings because traditional clinical treatment and casework with old adults tended to emphasize pathology, and thus practitioners responded to client ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Adolescence (2014)

by Roger J.R. Levesque

A major contributing factor to adolescent resiliency is family resiliency.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict (2008)

Resiliency to abuse The resiliency ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Human Geography (2009)

A 12-Volume Set

Generally speaking,complex networks illustrate ahigher resiliency torandom attack and ahigher vulnerability to a directedattack than manyother networks. Barabási cited anumber of instancesof vulnerability when scalefree networks, including ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Victimology and Crime Prevention (2010)

by Bonnie S. Fisher, Steven P. Lab

Although the term “resilience” was not extended to the characterization of such behavior, the patterns of adaptation and recovery clearly provided a foundation for future resiliency research. Third, the particular stresses associated with chronic ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nursing Research, Third Edition (2011)

by Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, Meredith Kazer, PhD, APRN, A/GNP-BC

personal resiliency; (c) vulnerability to illness based on style ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence (2008)

by Claire M. Renzetti, Jeffrey L. Edleson

Children exhibiting resiliency in these situations are characterized as having survived adversity, as being successful in achieving developmental expectations, and as functioning well across domains. Resilience and Interpersonal Violence A ...

Google previewMental Health and Mental Disorders: An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being [3 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being by Len Sperry

Drawing on principles from positive psychology, choice theory, social learning theory, and cognitive behaviorism, resiliency research began in the early 1970s with the seminal work of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology, Concise (2013)

by Herman F. Mark

Comparison of PTT, PET, and Nylon Fiber Properties Property PTT PET Nylon Yarn bulk and crimp Excellent Good Excellent Resiliency, stretch-recovery Excellent Fair Excellent Table 1. A Representative Data Analysis for Polyanhydrides ...

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Scrabble value of R1E1S1I1L1I1E1N1C3Y4

The value of this 10-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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