HyperDic: resistant

English > 5 senses of the word resistant:
ADJECTIVEallresistant, immunerelating to or conferring immunity / immunity (to disease or infection)
allresistant, tolerantable to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress
allresistantimpervious to being affected
allresistant, insubordinate, resistivedisposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority
allresistant, repellentincapable of absorbing or mixing with
resistant > pronunciation
Soundsrihzih'stahnt; riyzih'stahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > resistant: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningrelating to or conferring immunity / immunity (to disease or infection).
Synonymimmune
Broaderunsusceptible, insusceptiblenot susceptible to
Spanishinmune, resistente
Catalanresistent
Nounsresistancethe degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria)
resistance(medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease
Verbsresistresist immunologically the introduction of some foreign / foreign tissue or organ
English > resistant: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaningable to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress.
Example "the new hybrid is more resistant to drought"
Synonymtolerant
BroadertolerableCapable of being borne or endured
English > resistant: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaningimpervious to being affected.
Examples
  • "resistant to the effects of heat"
  • "resistant to persuasion"
Broaderimpervious, imperviablenot admitting of passage / passage or capable of being affected
Spanishresistente
Nounsresistance(psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness
English > resistant: 5 senses > adjective 4
Meaningdisposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority.
Synonymsinsubordinate, resistive
Broaderdefiant, noncompliantboldly resisting authority or an opposing force
Spanishinsubordinado, provocador, resistente, resistivo
Nounsresistancegroup action in opposition to those in power
Verbsresiststand up or offer resistance / resistance to somebody or something
resistrefuse to comply
resistexpress opposition through action or words / words
English > resistant: 5 senses > adjective 5
Meaningincapable of absorbing or mixing with.
Example "plastic highly resistant to steam and water"
Synonymrepellent
Broadernonabsorbent, nonabsorptivenot capable of absorbing or soaking up (liquids / liquids)
Spanishrepelente, resistente
Catalanrepel·lent, resistent
Verbsresistwithstand the force of something

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