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rɪˈzɪs tə bəlre·sistible

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resistibleadjective

    capable of being resisted or withstood or frustrated

    "a resistible attack"; "such resistible temptations"


  1. resistibleadjective

    able to be resisted

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Resistibleadjective

    That may be resisted.

    Etymology: from resist.

    That is irresistible; this, though potent, yet is in its own nature resistible by the will of man; though it many times prevails by its efficacy. Matthew Hale, Origin of Mankind.


  1. resistible

    Resistible refers to something that is capable of being resisted, opposed, or withstood. It usually pertains to things or situations that are not so compelling or attractive, thus making it easier for someone to refuse or decline them.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resistibleadjective

    capable of being resisted; as, a resistible force

  2. Etymology: [Cf. F. rsistible.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resistible in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resistible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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