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Synonyms for resistantrɪˈzɪs tənt

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  1. immune, resistant(adj)

    relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)

    Synonyms:
    immune, tolerant, resistant, repellent, insubordinate, resistive

    Antonyms:
    absorbent, intolerable, compliant, absorptive, unendurable, unbearable, susceptible, pervious

  2. tolerant, resistant(adj)

    able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress

    "the plant is tolerant of saltwater"; "these fish are quite tolerant as long as extremes of pH are avoided"; "the new hybrid is more resistant to drought"

    Synonyms:
    resistive, large-minded, resistant, immune, insubordinate, broad, kind, patient of, liberal, tolerant, repellent

    Antonyms:
    pervious, susceptible, intolerable, compliant, absorbent, unendurable, absorptive, unbearable

  3. resistant(adj)

    impervious to being affected

    "resistant to the effects of heat"; "resistant to persuasion"

    Synonyms:
    immune, tolerant, repellent, insubordinate, resistive

    Antonyms:
    intolerable, unendurable, absorptive, pervious, compliant, susceptible, unbearable, absorbent

  4. insubordinate, resistant, resistive(adj)

    disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority

    Synonyms:
    immune, tolerant, resistant, repellent, insubordinate, resistive

    Antonyms:
    absorbent, susceptible, intolerable, unendurable, compliant, pervious, unbearable, absorptive

  5. repellent, resistant(adj)

    incapable of absorbing or mixing with

    "a water-repellent fabric"; "plastic highly resistant to steam and water"

    Synonyms:
    resistant, wicked, loathly, rebarbative, repelling, disgusting, loathsome, repellent, immune, resistive, revolting, distasteful, disgustful, tolerant, foul, yucky, skanky, repellant, insubordinate

    Antonyms:
    intolerable, pervious, absorptive, susceptible, unendurable, compliant, unbearable, absorbent


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