The quality of being elastic; the inherent property in bodies by which they recover their former figure or dimensions, after the removal of external pressure or altering force; springiness; tendency to rebound; as, the elasticity of caoutchouc; the elasticity of the air.
Power of resistance to, or recovery from, depression or overwork.
The willow which bends to the tempest, often escapes better than the oak which resists it; and so in great calamities, it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner than those of a loftier character. Albert Schweitzer
The filth and noise of the crowded streets soon destroy the elasticity of health which belongs to the country boy. Rutherford B. Hayes
I try not to break the rules but merely to test their elasticity. Bill Veeck
Part of the elasticity that you need, in order to continue to try to create, is the foregone conclusion that not all of it is going to be fabulously successful. But it's all going to be part of a long lifetime body of experimentation. Elizabeth Gilbert
He hits it long. His shoulders are impressively quick through the ball. That's where he's getting his power from. He's young and has great elasticity. Nick Faldo