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RESISTANCE





Definition:

  1. [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"
    Synonyms: opposition

  2. [noun] any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion

  3. [noun] a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms
    Synonyms: electric electrical impedance, resistivity, ohmic

  4. [noun] the military action of resisting the enemy's advance; "the enemy offered little resistance"

  5. [noun] (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease
    Synonyms: immunity

  6. [noun] a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force
    Synonyms: underground

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

  8. [noun] (psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness

  9. [noun] an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current
    Synonyms: resistor

  10. [noun] group action in opposition to those in power

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