Synonyms and Antonyms of resistance
1 the inclination to resist <after some initial resistance, the city council warmed up to the proposed development plan> Synonyms defiance, opposition Related Words demur, objection, protest, remonstrance; compunction, misgiving, reservation; disobedience, noncompliance, recalcitrance Near Antonyms compliance, obedience; acceptance, approval Antonyms acquiescence
2 a secret organization in a conquered country fighting against enemy forces <soldiers from the resistance were captured after a skirmish outside the foreign ministry> Synonyms underground Related Words cabal, conspiracy
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