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Synonyms for resistant
rɪˈzɪs təntre·sis·tant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. immune, resistantadjective

    relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)

    Synonyms:
    immune, tolerant, repellent, insubordinate, resistive

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

  2. tolerant, resistantadjective

    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"

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

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

  3. resistantadjective

    impervious to being affected

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

    Synonyms:
    immune, tolerant, repellent, insubordinate, resistive

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

  4. insubordinate, resistant, resistiveadjective

    disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority

    Synonyms:
    immune, tolerant, repellent, insubordinate, resistive

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

  5. repellent, resistantadjective

    incapable of absorbing or mixing with

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

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

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. resistantadjective

    Synonyms:
    resisting, opposing, renitent

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How to use resistant in a sentence?

  1. Ahmed Korayem:

    The more resistant we are to the oncoming chaos, the more we will be stuck in a constant struggle and are unable to move forward. One must embrace the chaos in open arms and once the self-destruction ensues, then self-development can follow. One can't get upset at the dying fields when he is constantly warring with the rain clouds

  2. Paul Offit:

    The virus will continue to reproduce itself, continue to cause suffering and hospitalization, and worse still, continue to have the chance to make variants that are much more resistant to vaccine-induced immunity.

  3. Jeff Moore:

    We suspect that the hills may have been pushed up from underneath, or they are erosion-resistant knobs that are standing out as erosion occurs.

  4. Ana María Gazmuri:

    We nearly have 7,000 plants we're growing of different kinds and they're going to be used as the raw material to elaborate medications for three important clinical studies. One will be conducted by the National Cancer Institute for cancer patients; the second one is for patients suffering from drug-resistant epilepsy and will be conducted by the San Borja Arriarán Hospital. The third clinical study is for patients suffering from non-cancer related, chronic pain and conducted by the Las Higueras Hospital in Talcahuano.

  5. Kara Landau:

    Resistant starch is not digested as it travels through the gastrointestinal tract, instead, it is fermented by the beneficial bacteria living in the gut. This fermentation process releases byproducts that improve the body’s insulin response, which help to prevent fat stored around the abdomen. Abdominal fat is highly correlated with diabetes, and a waist circumference larger than 35 inches in women and 40 inches in men is a risk factor for heart disease.


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