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  • nounfighting, opposition
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Synonyms for resistance

noun fighting, opposition
  • battle
  • defiance
  • fight
  • intransigence
  • protection
  • refusal
  • struggle
  • support
  • blocking
  • check
  • combat
  • contention
  • counteraction
  • cover
  • detention
  • friction
  • hindrance
  • holding
  • impedance
  • impediment
  • obstruction
  • rebuff
  • retardation
  • safeguard
  • screen
  • shield
  • stand
  • watch
  • halting
  • impeding
  • parrying
  • protecting
  • striking back
  • warding off
  • withstanding

Antonyms for resistance

  • aid
  • assistance
  • help
  • liberation
  • peace
  • promotion
  • compliance
  • conforming
  • cooperation
  • submission
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to resistance

antagonism

noun. causing problem; opposition

backlash

noun. adverse reaction

defense

noun. armament; protection system

disinclination

noun. unwillingness to do or believe something

dissent

noun. disagreement, disapproval

endurance

noun. bearing hardship; staying power
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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