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1. Not resistant, especially to a disease or an environmental factor, such as heat or moisture.
2. Submissively obedient.

non′re·sis′tant n.


1. incapable of resisting something, such as a disease; susceptible
2. (Historical Terms) history (esp in 17th-century England) practising passive obedience to royal authority even when its commands were unjust
ˌnonreˈsistance n


(ˌnɒn rɪˈzɪs tənt)

1. not able to resist something, as a disease; susceptible.
2. not resistant; passively obedient.
3. a person who maintains that established authority, even when tyrannical, should not be resisted by force.
4. a person who does not use force to resist violence.
non`re•sis′tance, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nonresistant - (often followed by `to') likely to be affected withnonresistant - (often followed by `to') likely to be affected with; "liable to diabetes"
susceptible - (often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of; "susceptible to colds"; "susceptible of proof"
2.nonresistant - offering no resistance
compliant - disposed or willing to comply; "children compliant with the parental will"


Submitting without objection or resistance:
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