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resistance

noun: the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with; "he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens"; "despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead"

noun: any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion

noun: a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms

noun: the military action of resisting the enemy's advance; "the enemy offered little resistance"

noun: (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease

noun: the capacity of an organism to defend itself against harmful environmental agents; "these trees are widely planted because of their resistance to salt and smog"

noun: a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force

noun: the degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria)

noun: (psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness

noun: an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current

noun: group action in opposition to those in power


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resistance

Length: 10 letters

Scrabble value: 12

Words with Friends value: 14

Literati value: 10

TWL (USA): Found

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