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Synonyms for resistant

Adjective

1. immune, resistant, unsusceptible (vs. susceptible), insusceptible
usage: relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)
2. tolerant, resistant, tolerable (vs. intolerable)
usage: 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"
3. resistant, impervious (vs. pervious), imperviable
usage: impervious to being affected; "resistant to the effects of heat"; "resistant to persuasion"
4. insubordinate, resistant, resistive, defiant (vs. compliant), noncompliant
usage: disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority
5. repellent, resistant, nonabsorbent (vs. absorbent), nonabsorptive
usage: incapable of absorbing or mixing with; "a water-repellent fabric"; "plastic highly resistant to steam and water"
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