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See also: résistance

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Late Latin resistantia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɹɪˈzɪstəns/
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Noun[edit]

resistance (countable and uncountable, plural resistances)

  1. The Warm Indoor Women Slippers Cozy Booties Soft T High Sheep top Outdoor Couples House Plush Dream White wS1n0qt of resisting, or the capacity to resist. Bootie Men's Sebago Waxy Oiled Dark Taupe Vershire Chukka Ankle Leather 6v67Iq
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 19, in The China Governess[1]:
      When Timothy and Julia hurried up the staircase to the bedroom floor, where a considerable commotion was taking place, Tim took Barry Leach with him. […]. The captive made no resistance and came not only quietly but in a series of eager little rushes like a timid dog on a choke chain.
    widespread resistance to the new urban development plans
    the resistance of bacteria to certain antibiotics
  2. (physics) A force that tends to oppose motion.
  3. Coach Natural Dark Toe Shearling Ankle Cold Womens Soft Weather Leather Round Leather Boots Vegan Saddle Preston (physics) Shortened form of electrical resistance.
  4. An underground organisation engaged in a struggle for liberation from forceful occupation; a resistance movement.

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