English definition of “resistance”
/rɪˈzɪstəns/ noun [U, no plural]
DISAGREE › when people disagree with a change, idea, etc and refuse to accept it: resistance to political change
FIGHT › when someone fights against someone who is attacking them: She didn't put up much resistance (= fight).
ILLNESS › the ability of your body to not be affected by illnesses: Cold weather may lower the body's resistance to infection.