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re·sist·ant

resistant

 
 
pronunciation:
rih zI stnt
part of speech: adjective
definition: capable of or giving resistance.
The invaders came, but the people were resistant and took up arms against them.
antonyms:
compliant, nonresistant, susceptible
similar words:
averse, negative, reluctant, repellent
derivation: resistantly (adv.)