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Meaning of RESISTANT

Pronunciation:  ruz'istunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  incapable of absorbing or mixing with; "a water-repellent fabric"; "plastic highly resistant to steam and water"
  2. [adj]  disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority
  3. [adj]  incapable of being affected; "resistant to persuasion"
  4. [adj]  relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)
 

RESISTANT is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: defiant, immune, imperviable, impervious, insubordinate, insusceptible, nonabsorbent, nonabsorptive, noncompliant, repellent, resistive, unsusceptible
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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