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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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What prevented the realisation of human potential, was the inability of society to develop a herd tradition which was not 'constantly at war with feeling and with experience', an opposition which drove individuals to reconcile conflict in ways that resulted in either resistiveness or mental instability.
What's more the Optimus Black has a layer of Gorilla Glass over its IPS LCD screen, which typically means scratch resistiveness, great colours and viewing angles.