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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
resistant
    adj 1: relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or
           infection) [syn: immune, resistant]
    2: 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" [syn: tolerant,
       resistant]
    3: impervious to being affected; "resistant to the effects of
       heat"; "resistant to persuasion"
    4: disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority
       [syn: insubordinate, resistant, resistive]
    5: incapable of absorbing or mixing with; "a water-repellent
       fabric"; "plastic highly resistant to steam and water" [syn:
       repellent, resistant]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Resistant \Re*sist"ant\ (-ant), a. [F. r['e]sistant: cf. L.
   resistens. See Resist.]
   Making resistance; resisting. -- n. One who, or that which,
   resists. --Bp. Pearson.
   [1913 Webster]

Thesaurus Results for resistant:

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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