As nouns the difference between resilience and perseverance
is that resilience
is the mental ability to recover quickly from depression, illness or misfortune while perseverance
is continuing in a course of action without regard to discouragement, opposition or previous failure.
The mental ability to recover quickly from depression, illness or misfortune.
The physical property of material that can resume its shape after being stretched or deformed; elasticity.
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).
* perseveraunce (archaic)
Continuing in a course of action without regard to discouragement, opposition or previous failure.
Persistent determination to adhere to a plan of direction; insistence.
* 2004 , , Character: Profiles in Presidential Courage
- It had taken nine years from the evening that first showed up with a pie plate at her mother's door, but his dogged perseverance eventually won him the hand of his boyhood Sunday school crush.
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