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  • as inmeek
  • as inpassive
  • as inresigned
  • as inservile
  • as insubmissive
  • as intame
  • as inyielding
  • as inhenpecked

synonyms for unresisting

  • deferential
  • docile
  • gentle
  • passive
  • serene
  • subdued
  • submissive
  • timid
  • unassuming
  • Milquetoast
  • acquiescent
  • forbearing
  • humble
  • lenient
  • long-suffering
  • longanimous
  • lowly
  • manageable
  • mild
  • modest
  • nothing
  • orderly
  • pabulum
  • patient
  • peaceful
  • plain
  • resigned
  • soft
  • spineless
  • spiritless
  • tame
  • tolerant
  • unpretentious
  • weak
  • weak-kneed
  • wishy-washy
  • yielding
  • zero
  • abject
  • base
  • beggarly
  • craven
  • cringing
  • despicable
  • fawning
  • humble
  • ignoble
  • low
  • mean
  • obedient
  • obeisant
  • obsequious
  • passive
  • slavish
  • submissive
  • unctuous
  • bootlicking
  • eating humble pie
  • sycophantic
  • toadying
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antonyms for unresisting

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  • bold
  • brave
  • disobedient
  • excited
  • intractable
  • troubled
  • unyielding
  • emboldened
  • immodest
  • impertinent
  • uninhibited
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    How to use unresisting in a sentence

    He took her unresisting hand again and bore it to his lips, bowing low before her.
    MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
    He still held her wrists; but she stood unresisting, tense and rigid, with averted head, looking sidewise down.
    JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    Unresisting he was led blindly on through the gloom, the captors treading rapidly.
    GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
    He pulled the unresisting scapegoat out of his chair and hustled him to the rear of the office.
    BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
    He attacked the unresisting figure and fought him until he lay limp and quiet and Freckles had no strength left to lift an arm.
    FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
    The trembling and unresisting animal appeared to be as perfectly submissive as a sheep in the hands of the shearer.
    WILD WESTERN SCENESJOHN BEAUCHAMP JONES
    Marjorie gently propelled Jerry to the table and shoved her, unresisting, into a chair.
    MARJORIE DEAN COLLEGE FRESHMANPAULINE LESTER
    He paused only when he himself was breathless and exhausted and threw the limp, unresisting body from him.
    WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
    Then, with a yell of frantic pleasure, he leaped toward his unresisting victim and prepared to lead him to the stake.
    THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
    And sinking on his knees he extended his arms across the table and took her unresisting hands.
    THE LONG NIGHTSTANLEY WEYMAN
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO UNRESISTING

    • acquiescent
    • browbeaten
    • compliant
    • constrained
    • docile
    • dominated
    • in fear of one's wife
    • intimidated
    • led by the nose
    • meek
    • nagged
    • obedient
    • passive
    • resigned
    • subjected to nagging
    • submissive
    • timid
    • unassertive
    • under one's thumb
    • unresisting
    • wife-ridden
    • yielding
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.