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One entry found for resistance.
Entry Word: resistance
Function: noun
Text: 1 the inclination to resist <there was much resistance to the idea of removing our baseball caps while eating>
Synonyms defiance, opposition
Related Words demur, objection, protest, remonstrance; compunction, misgiving, reservation; disobedience, noncompliance
Near Antonyms compliance, obedience; acceptance, approval
Antonyms acquiescence
2 a secret organization in a conquered country fighting against enemy forces <soldiers from the resistance were captured after a short battle outside the foreign ministry>
Synonyms underground
Related Words cabal, conspiracy