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Of, tending toward, or marked by resistance: a person resistive to change.

re·sis′tive·ly adv.
re·sis′tive·ness n.


1. another word for resistant
2. (Electrical Engineering) exhibiting electrical resistance


(rɪˈzɪs tɪv)

capable of or inclined to resistance.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.resistive - exhibiting or relating to electrical resistance; "resistive load"
2.resistive - disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority
defiant, noncompliant - boldly resisting authority or an opposing force; "brought up to be aggressive and defiant"; "a defiant attitude"


1. Having the capacity to withstand:
2. Tending to resist, as an influence or idea:
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