Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Making no resistance; offering no obstruction: as, a non-resisting medium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not making resistance.

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  • adjective unresisting; without resistance

Etymologies

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non- +‎ resisting

Examples

  • The suit alleges an array of abuses of inmates at the hands of deputies, including that beatings of nonresisting inmates are common.

    ACLU Sues Los Angeles Sheriff Over Inmates' Treatment

  • The troopers, backed by a deputized white mob, used tear gas and nightsticks as they tore into the nonresisting marchers.

    David Remnick's 'The Bridge' Delves Deep Into Barack Obama's Presidency (New York Review)

  • The troopers, backed by a deputized white mob, used tear gas and nightsticks as they tore into the nonresisting marchers.

    David Remnick's 'The Bridge' Delves Deep Into Barack Obama's Presidency (New York Review)

  • She paused half trembling and yet decided, because of her peculiarly nonresisting nature — why trespass on his time?

    The Financier

  • Telzey put taps on their memory banks which would feed general information to hers without further attention, began dropping specific questions into the nonresisting awarenesses.

    The Complete Federation Of The Hub

  • Telzey put taps on their memory banks which would feed general information to hers without further attention, began dropping specific questions into the nonresisting awarenesses.

    The Lion Game

  • The paddle is first dipped in water and rubbed over one of the flattish surfaces of the stone slightly to moisten it, and is then beaten against the outer surface of the bowl, while the stone, tapped against the inner surface, prevents indenting or cracking, and, by offering a more or less nonresisting surface, assists in thinning and expanding the clay.

    The Bontoc Igorot

  • She paused half trembling and yet decided, because of her peculiarly nonresisting nature -- why trespass on his time?

    The Financier, a novel

  • Scarcely less black the two or three known examples of cruelty wrought upon nonresisting Belgians.

    The Art of Public Speaking

  • During the Carmichael robbery, Olson "entered the bank with a firearm and kicked a nonresisting pregnant teller in the stomach.

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