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resistant

adjective uk   /rɪˈzɪs.tənt/ us  

resistant adjective (NOT ACCEPTING)

not wanting to accept something, especially changes or new ideas: Why are you so resistant to change?

resistant adjective (NOT AFFECTED)

not harmed or affected by something: a stain-resistant carpet a disease-resistant variety of tomato
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