They understood that resistance to the state must be based on more than unhappiness over a particular law or self-interest.
Conservative Muslim women in Turkey hailed Esme as a martyr and a symbol of female strength and resistance.
At that point, resistance against Israel and America will become the regional priority, much to Iran's benefit.
Inertial mass is the amount of matter in an object, the measure of the resistance an object has when a force pushes it.
The sanctuary for resistance fighters available in Pakistan is even harder to control than, say, the Iraq-Syria border.
The crew of the "Liberty" was fairly surprised, and made no resistance.
The death of the Genoese leader did indeed bring the resistance to an end.
Suddenly they rushed upon him, and he was pinioned ere he could make the least resistance.
This may have increased the resistance, but it adds to the steadiness.
He not only encountered no resistance, but the population, regarding him as a liberator, received him with acclamations of joy.
mid-14c., from Old French resistance, earlier resistence, from Late Latin resistentia, from present participle stem of Latin resistere "make a stand against, oppose" (see resist). Meaning "organized covert opposition to an occupying or ruling power" [OED] is from 1939. Electromagnetic sense is from 1860. Path of least resistance is from 1825, originally a term in science and engineering.
resistance re·sis·tance (rĭ-zĭs'təns)
The capacity of an organism to defend itself against a disease.
The capacity of an organism, a tissue, or a cell to withstand the effects of a harmful physical or environmental agent.
The opposition of a body or substance to current passing through it, resulting in a change of electrical energy into heat or another form of energy.
In psychoanalysis, a process in which the ego opposes the conscious recall of repressed unpleasant experiences.