resistless

adjective re·sist·less \ ri-ˈzist-ləs \

Definition of resistless

1 : too strong to be resisted
  • a resistless power
2 : offering no resistance
  • resistless prey

resistlessly

adverb

resistlessness

noun

First Known Use of resistless

1586

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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