Definition of


  1. (adj, all) relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)
  2. (adj, all) able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress
    these fish are quite tolerant as long as extremes of pH are avoided
    the new hybrid is more resistant to drought
  3. (adj, all) impervious to being affected
    resistant to persuasion
  4. (adj, all) disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority
  5. (adj, all) incapable of absorbing or mixing with
    plastic highly resistant to steam and water

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Resistant

Derivations: resist, resistance

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