Meaning of RESISTANT in English

I. adjective

also re·sist·ent -stənt

Etymology: resistant from Middle French resistent, resistant, from Latin resistent-, resistens, present participle of resistere to resist; resistent from Latin resistent-, resistens

: making or having powers of resistance : resisting

a constitution resistant to disease

— often used in combination

corrosion- resistant materials

II. noun

( -s )

: one that resists : resister

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