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resistless

[ri-zist-lis] /rɪˈzɪst lɪs/
adjective
2.
not resisting.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; resist + -less
Related forms
resistlessly, adverb
resistlessness, noun
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  • What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless.
  • To push with resistless way, and speed off in the distance.
British Dictionary definitions for resistless

resistless

/rɪˈzɪstlɪs/
adjective (archaic)
1.
unresisting
2.
irresistible
Derived Forms
resistlessly, adverb
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