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resistant

See also: résistant

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French résistant.

NounEdit

resistant (plural resistants)

  1. A person who resists; especially a member of a resistance movement.
  2. A thing which resists.

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AdjectiveEdit

resistant (comparative more resistant, superlative most resistant)

  1. Which makes resistance or offers opposition.
  2. Which is not affected or overcome by a disease, drug, chemical or atmospheric agent, extreme of temperature, etc.
    The infection is resistant to antibiotics.
  3. (statistics) Not greatly influenced by individual members of a sample.

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VerbEdit

resistant

  1. third-person plural present active subjunctive of resistō