resistless

adjective

re·​sist·​less ri-ˈzist-ləs How to pronounce resistless (audio)
1
: too strong to be resisted
a resistless power
2
: offering no resistance
resistless prey
resistlessly adverb
resistlessness noun

Word History

First Known Use

1586, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of resistless was in 1586

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Cite this Entry

“Resistless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resistless. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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resistless

adjective
re·​sist·​less ri-ˈzist-ləs How to pronounce resistless (audio)
1
: too strong to be resisted
2
: giving no resistance
resistlessly adverb
resistlessness noun

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