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Resistant

Meanings and phrases

resistant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection); immune
  2. disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority; insubordinate; resistive
  3. incapable of absorbing or mixing with; repellent
  4. impervious to being affected
  5. able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress; tolerant

more resistant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It does not make the ear more resistant to noise.
  • Certain cement types are more resistant to chlorides than others.
  • It is more resistant to breakdown by β-lactamase producing bacteria.

highly resistant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He is highly resistant to hypnosis or gases that could limit his focus.
  • Due to the hardness of the stone, this makes the mountain highly resistant to weathering.
  • Borg are highly resistant to energy-based weapons, having personal shielding that quickly adapts to them.
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