Resistant

  • 1 résistant — résistant, ante [ rezistɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. et n. • 1355 resistens n.; de résister 1 ♦ Qui résiste, oppose une force annulant ou diminuant la force subie. La matière « je la crois étendue, solide, résistante » ( Voltaire). L air, milieu résistant. Par …

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  • 2 résistant — résistant, ante (ré zi stan, stan t ) adj. 1°   Qui ne cède pas à l impression d un autre corps. •   La capacité de me faire éprouver les diverses sensations constituera les différentes qualités de ce corps ; mais sa qualité essentielle sera… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 3 resistant — c.1600, from Fr. résistant, prp. of résister (see RESIST (Cf. resist)) …

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  • 4 Resistant — Re*sist ant ( ant), a. [F. r[ e]sistant: cf. L. resistens. See {Resist}.] Making resistance; resisting. n. One who, or that which, resists. Bp. Pearson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 resistant — index antipathetic (oppositional), contumacious, disobedient, dissident, durable, inexorable, infrangible …

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  • 6 resistant — [ri zis′tənt] adj. [L resistens, prp.] offering resistance; resisting n. a person or thing that resists …

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  • 7 resistant — re|sis|tant [rıˈzıstənt] adj 1.) not damaged or affected by something →↑proof resistant to ▪ an infection that s resistant to antibiotics heat resistant/stain resistant/fire resistant etc ▪ shock resistant rubber 2.) opposed to something and… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 resistant — adj. resistant to (resistant to change) * * * [rɪ zɪstənt] resistant to (resistant to change) resistant to (resistant to change) …

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  • 9 resistant — [[t]rɪzɪ̱stənt[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ to n Someone who is resistant to something is opposed to it and wants to prevent it. Some people are very resistant to the idea of exercise. 2) ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ to n If something is resistant to a… …

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  • 10 resistant — adjective 1 not damaged or affected by something (+ to): This type of flu is resistant to antibiotics. 2 opposed to something and wanting to prevent it happening (+ to): The Club is resistant to any form of change. 3 heat resistant/fire resistant …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 resistant — re|sis|tant [ rı zıstənt ] adjective 1. ) not harmed or affected by something: resistant to: a disease that is resistant to antibiotics 2. ) opposed to something: resistant to: people who are stubbornly resistant to change …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 -resistant — [[t] rɪzɪstənt[/t]] COMB in ADJ GRADED resistant is added to nouns to form adjectives that describe something as not being harmed or affected by the thing mentioned. Children s suncare products are normally water resistant. ...heat resistant… …

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  • 13 resistant — UK [rɪˈzɪst(ə)nt] / US [rɪˈzɪstənt] adjective 1) not harmed or affected by something resistant to: a disease that is resistant to antibiotics 2) opposed to something resistant to: people who are stubbornly resistant to change …

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  • 14 resistant — adjective 1. relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection) (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑immune • Similar to: ↑unsusceptible, ↑insusceptible • Derivationally related forms: ↑resistance, ↑ …

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  • 15 resistant — I. adjective Date: 15th century giving, capable of, or exhibiting resistance often used in combination < wrinkle resistant clothes > < a drug resistant strain of virus > II. noun Date: 1580 one that resists ; resister …

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  • 16 resistant — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove ▪ become ▪ make sth, render sth ADVERB ▪ extremely …

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  • 17 resistant — adjective 1) resistant to water Syn: impervious to, unsusceptible to, immune, invulnerable to, proof against, unaffected by 2) resistant to change Syn: opposed to, averse to, hostile to, inimical to …

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  • 18 resistant — adjective 1) resistant to water Syn: impervious, immune, invulnerable, proof, unaffected 2) resistant to change Syn: opposed, averse, hostile, inimical, against; informal anti …

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  • 19 résistant — an. ; endurant, costaud, fort ; résistant à l ennemi : rézistê, ta, e (Albanais). A1) résistant, fort, dur, qui s adapte bien : f.; lurona, e (Doucy Bauges) …

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  • 20 resistant — See impact resistant weather resistant …

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