Synonyms and Antonyms for resistance

1. resistance (n.)

the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with

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2. resistance (n.)

any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion

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3. resistance (n.)

a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms

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4. resistance (n.)

the military action of resisting the enemy's advance

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6. resistance (n.)

(psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness

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7. resistance (n.)

the degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria)

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8. resistance (n.)

an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current

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9. resistance (n.)

the capacity of an organism to defend itself against harmful environmental agents

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10. resistance (n.)

a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force

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