- nonresistant [nän΄ri zis′tənt]adj.not resistant; esp., submitting to force or arbitrary authorityn.1. a person who believes that force and violence should not be used to oppose arbitrary authority, however unjust2. a person who refuses to use force even in self-defensenonresistancen.
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Nonresistant — Non re*sist ant, a. Making no resistance. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Nonresistant — Non re*sist ant, n. 1. One who maintains that no resistance should be made to constituted authority, even when unjustly or oppressively exercised; one who advocates or practices absolute submission. [1913 Webster] 2. One who holds that violence… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
nonresistant — index passive, resigned, susceptible (unresistent) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
nonresistant — adjective 1. (often followed by to ) likely to be affected with liable to diabetes • Syn: ↑liable, ↑nonimmune, ↑unresistant • Similar to: ↑susceptible 2. offering no resistance … Useful english dictionary
nonresistant — adjective Date: 1702 not resistant; specifically susceptible to the effects of a deleterious agent (as an insecticide, a pathogen, or an extreme environmental condition) • nonresistant noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
nonresistant — /non ri zis teuhnt/, adj. 1. not able, conditioned, or constructed to withstand the effect of something, as a disease, a specific change in temperature, or harsh treatment; susceptible to damage or ill effects. 2. not resistant; passively… … Universalium
nonresistant — adjective not resistant … Wiktionary
nonresistant — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. passive, nonviolent, yielding, tolerant, submissive; see also docile , obedient 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Submitting without objection or resistance: acquiescent, passive, resigned, submissive. See RESIST … English dictionary for students
nonresistant — nÉ‘nrÉª zÉªstÉ™nt / nÉ’n n. not resistant … English contemporary dictionary
nonresistant — adj passive, supine, unresisting, non resisting, nonresistive, nonviolent; acquiescent, yielding, submissive, compliant, complying, complaisant, obedient; resigned, accepting, uncomplaining, stoic, stoical; longanamous, long suffering, forbearing … A Note on the Style of the synonym finder