What is the adjective for resistive?

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Included below are past participle and present participle forms for the verb resist which may be used as adjectives within certain contexts.

  1. Which makes resistance or offers opposition.
  2. Which is not affected or overcome by a disease, drug, chemical or atmospheric agent, extreme of temperature, etc.
  3. (statistics) Not greatly influenced by individual members of a sample.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “Behavior that is controlled in this intermittent way becomes highly resistant to change.”
      “Some people are resistant to the idea of exercise.”
  1. That cannot be resisted; irresistible. [from 16th c.]
  2. Putting up no resistance; unresisting. [from 16th c.]
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  4. Examples:
    1. “Humanity, gripped in the clutches of its devastating power, is smitten by the evidence of its resistless fury.”
      “Every race carries in its mental constitution the laws of its destiny, and it is, perhaps, these laws that it obeys with a resistless impulse.”
      “This she did most neatly but none the less completely by running her nose into the resistless structure of the jibbing seaplane.”
  1. (physics) Resisting the passage of electrical current
  2. Tending to resist
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  4. Examples:
    1. “Haircuts have always been something my son is extremely resistive to that he tends to fight for all he is worth.”
      “Breathing against an inspiratory resistive load is known to produce increases in plasma cytokines.”
      “Product groups include passive and electromechanical components, capacitors, resistive products, ferrites, fuses, inductors and filters.”
  1. Alternative form of resistible
  1. Making much resistance.
  1. Able to be resisted.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “In any case, it is impossible to verify empirically whether an impulse is resistible.”
      “If you continue to find it eminently resistible in all contexts, you have no need of any such explanation.”
      “The temptation to mock the hyper-sensitive, while not completely resistible, should be indulged within limits.”
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