"resistant" in the adjective sense
1. immune, resistant
relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)
2. tolerant, resistant
able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress
"the plant is tolerant of saltwater"
"these fish are quite tolerant as long as extremes of pH are avoided"
"the new hybrid is more resistant to drought"
impervious to being affected
"resistant to the effects of heat"
"resistant to persuasion"
4. insubordinate, resistant, resistive
disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority
5. repellent, resistant
incapable of absorbing or mixing with
"a water-repellent fabric"
"plastic highly resistant to steam and water"
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