Synonyms and Antonyms of resistant
- The toddler was resistant to trying vegetables.
- His parents were set in their ways and resistant to the changes brought about by technology.
balky, contrary, contumacious, defiant, froward, incompliant, insubordinate, intractable, obstreperous, rebel, rebellious, recalcitrant, recusant, refractory, ungovernable, unruly, untoward, wayward, willful (or wilful)
- The resistant athletes did not give up even when they were losing the game.
- He was quite resistant, able to bounce back after even large setbacks in his career.
adamant, bullheaded, dogged, hardened, hardheaded, headstrong, implacable, indurate, mulish, obdurate, obstinate, opinionated, peevish, pertinacious, perverse, pigheaded, self-willed, stiff-necked, stubborn, unregenerate, unyielding, willful (or wilful)
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