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resistible

[ri-zis-tuh-buh l] /rɪˈzɪs tə bəl/
adjective
1.
that can be resisted.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; resist + -ible
Related forms
resistibility, resistibleness, noun
resistibly, adverb
interresistibility, noun
nonresistibility, noun
nonresistible, adjective
unresistible, adjective
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Examples from the web for resistible
  • But the trite, coy and overly personal jottings that result often prove quite resistible.
  • The allurements of emendation are scarcely resistible.
Word Origin and History for resistible
adj.

1640s, from resist (v.) + -ible. Alternative resistable attested from c.1600.

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