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Adjective: resistant  ri'zis-tunt
  1. Relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)
    - immune
  2. Able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress
    "the new hybrid is more resistant to drought";
    - tolerant
  3. Impervious to being affected
    "resistant to the effects of heat"; "resistant to persuasion"
  4. Disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority
    - insubordinate, resistive
  5. Incapable of absorbing or mixing with
    "plastic highly resistant to steam and water";
    - repellent

See also: defiant, imperviable, impervious, insusceptible, nonabsorbent, nonabsorptive, noncompliant, tolerable, unsusceptible

Encyclopedia: Resistant