resistance




resistance - noun

  • the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
  • any mechanical force that tends to oppose motion
  • a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms
  • the military action of resisting the enemy's advance
  • (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease
  • the capacity of an organism to defend itself against harmful environmental agents
  • a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force
  • the degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria)
  • (psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness
  • an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current
  • group action in opposition to those in power
  • resistance - thesaurus

    immunity   impedance   opposition   resistivity   resistor   underground  


    View spelling list -ance words, Set 1 and learn about the word resistance in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 33. Word endings: -ant, -ent, -ance, -ence.

    Scrabble score for resistance

    r is 1 e is 1 s is 1 i is 1 s is 1 t is 1 a is 1 n is 1 c is 3 e is 1
    Scrabble score = 12

    Please note that scrabble only allows seven tiles to be placed at once.

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