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Definition of "nonresistant" [non•re•sist•ant]

  • Not resistant, especially to a disease or an environmental factor, such as heat or moisture. (adjective)
  • Submissively obedient. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "nonresistant" in a sentence
  • "It happens whenever, by some wondrous "coincidence," our heart space, our mind space, and our body awareness are all simultaneously open and nonresistant."
  • "How about something more neutral or positive, like “nonresistant”?"
  • "The bacterial strain was able to grow in a solution containing 24 times the dose of mercury that would kill nonresistant bacteria—and removed more than 80% of the mercury in five days."