Synonyms for resistant
Antonyms for resistant
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RESISTANT
Like those of Vulpina, the roots are slender, hard and resistant to phylloxera.
We may often select the resistant form to great advantage (see Fig. 119).
Brook trout are, apparently, the least resistant to the salt.
Being heavy and resistant to weathering, they are also concentrated in placers.
Resistant, she knew she was beaten, and from fear of darkness turned to fear of light.
The idea of suicide, haunting him persistently, aroused a resistant spirit in him.
He may be killed, but the resistant, integral soul in him is not destroyed.
Thus pillars may have a capital formed of a resistant stratum.
The trees are vigorous, healthy, hardy, and resistant to drouth.
It has also been grown more or less in California as a resistant stock.
c.1600, from French résistant, present participle of résister (see resist). In reference to diseases or drugs from 1897.