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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Possible to resist.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being resisted: as, a resistible force.

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

  • adjective Capable of being resisted.

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  • adjective able to be resisted

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective capable of being resisted or withstood or frustrated

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