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resistance

resistance as in 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"

Synonyms

  • oppositionthe action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with; the relation between opposed entities ; the act of hostile groups opposing each other; a contestant that you are matched against ; a body of people united in opposing something ; a direction opposite to another ; an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force); the major political party opposed to the party in office and prepared to replace it if elected
resistance as in any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion
    resistance as in a material's opposition to the flow of electric current
    • "measured in ohms"

    Synonyms

    • electric resistancea material's opposition to the flow of electric current
    • electrical resistancea material's opposition to the flow of electric current
    • impedancea material's opposition to the flow of electric current
    • resistivitya material's opposition to the flow of electric current
    • ohmic resistancea material's opposition to the flow of electric current
    resistance as in the military action of resisting the enemy's advance
    • "the enemy offered little resistance"
    resistance as in (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease

      Synonyms

      • immunitythe state of not being susceptible; (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease ; the quality of being unaffected by something; an act exempting someone
      resistance as in 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"
      resistance as in a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force

        Synonyms

        • undergroundin or into hiding or secret operation; beneath the surface of the earth; a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force ; an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city); under the level of the ground; conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
        resistance as in the degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria)
          resistance as in (psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness
            resistance as in an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current

              Synonyms

              • resistoran electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current
              resistance as in group action in opposition to those in power