3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Nonresistant \Non're*sist"ant\, adjective Making no resistance.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Nonresistant \Non're*sist"ant\, noun

1. One who maintains that no resistance should be made to constituted authority, even when unjustly or oppressively exercised; one who advocates or practices absolute submission.

2. One who holds that violence should never be resisted by force; especially, a reformer who believes in passive resistance.

Syn: passive resister. [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: (often followed by 'to') likely to be affected with; "liable to diabetes" [syn: {liable(p)}, {nonimmune}, {nonresistant}, {unresistant}]

2: offering no resistance

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