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resistance

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of resistance

  1. 1 the inclination to resist after some initial resistance, the city council warmed up to the proposed development plan Synonyms of resistance defiance, opposition Words Related to resistance demur, objection, protest, remonstrance; compunction, misgiving, reservation; disobedience, noncompliance, recalcitrance Near Antonyms of resistance compliance, obedience; acceptance, approval Antonyms of resistance acquiescence

  2. 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 of resistance underground Words Related to resistance cabal, conspiracy



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