unresistant

adjective
un·​re·​sis·​tant | \ ˌən-ri-ˈzi-stənt How to pronounce unresistant (audio) \

Definition of unresistant

: not giving, capable of, or exhibiting resistance : not resistant insects unresistant to pesticides

Examples of unresistant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yet what has been most striking, in the years since Heller, is how generally unresistant Justices and judges have been to that interpretation. Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker, 7 May 2021

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First Known Use of unresistant

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Unresistant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unresistant. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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