What are some opposite words for resistant?

Antonyms for resistant
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This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term resistant.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. immune, resistant(adj)

    relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)

    Antonyms:
    absorbent, intolerable, compliant, absorptive, unendurable, unbearable, susceptible, pervious

    Synonyms:
    immune, tolerant, repellent, insubordinate, resistive

  2. tolerant, resistant(adj)

    able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress

    "the plant is tolerant of saltwater"; "these fish are quite tolerant as long as extremes of pH are avoided"; "the new hybrid is more resistant to drought"

    Antonyms:
    pervious, susceptible, intolerable, compliant, absorbent, unendurable, absorptive, unbearable

    Synonyms:
    resistive, large-minded, immune, insubordinate, broad, kind, patient of, liberal, tolerant, repellent

  3. resistant(adj)

    impervious to being affected

    "resistant to the effects of heat"; "resistant to persuasion"

    Antonyms:
    intolerable, unendurable, absorptive, pervious, compliant, susceptible, unbearable, absorbent

    Synonyms:
    immune, tolerant, repellent, insubordinate, resistive

  4. insubordinate, resistant, resistive(adj)

    disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority

    Antonyms:
    absorbent, susceptible, intolerable, unendurable, compliant, pervious, unbearable, absorptive

    Synonyms:
    immune, tolerant, repellent, insubordinate, resistive

  5. repellent, resistant(adj)

    incapable of absorbing or mixing with

    "a water-repellent fabric"; "plastic highly resistant to steam and water"

    Antonyms:
    intolerable, pervious, absorptive, susceptible, unendurable, compliant, unbearable, absorbent

    Synonyms:
    wicked, loathly, rebarbative, repelling, disgusting, loathsome, repellent, immune, resistive, revolting, distasteful, disgustful, tolerant, foul, yucky, skanky, repellant, insubordinate

How to use resistant in a sentence?

  1. Sammy Suzuki:

    You can find tariff-resistant businesses that are in niches, but it takes work to find them.

  2. Himelda Tumbo:

    Unlike maize, orange potato can brave most conditions and is also resistant to rust diseases.

  3. Jack Gescheidt:

    The claim about trees being flammable is nonsense, all living trees and forests are fire resistant.

  4. Hermine Mkrtchyan:

    General public areas, which are part of our everyday life, can be reservoirs for multidrug resistant bacteria.

  5. Rachael Jonrow:

    If your life has not already been touched by an antibiotic resistant disease, it probably will be at some point.

How to pronounce resistant?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say resistant in sign language?

  1. resistant

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#5709resistant
#7995compliant
#14804susceptible
#30178absorbent
#33533unbearable
#35437intolerable
#74548absorptive
#93639pervious
#192343unendurable

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