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non•re•sis•tant



Pronunciation: (non"ri-zis'tunt), [key]
adj.
1. not able, conditioned, or constructed to withstand the effect of something, as a disease, a specific change in temperature, or harsh treatment; susceptible to damage or ill effects.
2. not resistant; passively obedient.

n.
1. a person who does not resist force.
2. a person who maintains that violence or established authority, even when tyrannical, should not be resisted by force.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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