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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.


the quality or state of being resistive or offering resistance
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A case study of resistiveness to care and elderspeak.
Maybe now beer wholesalers will reduce their almost biological resistiveness to aggressively protecting themselves and their "distribution equity" in actions before state regulators and in the courts, including aid to their brethren in their lawsuits.
In Creative Music Therapy, the client-therapist relationship is seen to progress through different stages based on levels of resistiveness of the client.