from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not resisted; not opposed. Resistless; irresistible; such as cannot be successfully opposed.

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

  • adjective Not resisted; unopposed.
  • adjective rare Resistless.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not resisted; unopposed, undefied.


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un- +‎ resisted


  • But a rapid, easy, unresisted victory, is too much for the credulity of the most careless reader.


  • Mona Charen, a syndicated columnist writing in the Examiner, says that voters "betrayed their kids" and that President Obama could have stopped it: "For most District children, who were just placing a foot on the proverbial ladder of opportunity, the election was a buzz saw -- unresisted by the first black president."

    DeMorning DeBonis: Sept. 20, 2010

  • But a rapid, easy, unresisted victory, is too much for the credulity of the most careless reader.

    The Little Professor:

  • Barack Obama's irresistible, or at least unresisted, propensity for self-aggrandizement bubbled up yet again during his recent trip to the Far East when he proclaimed himself "America's first Pacific president."

    The First ‘Pacific President’?

  • She gave to her, therefore, an unresisted, though unreturned embrace, and went to the dining-parlour.


  • Today, with Fallon gone and Petraeus unresisted, we got the news we knew was coming.

    David Bromwich: McCain, Iraq, and Bush's Third Term

  • Alas! what fiend can suggest more desperate counsels than those adopted under the guidance of our own violent and unresisted passions?

    The Bride of Lammermoor

  • Gazing at the image, which seemed no more than a faint palimpsest of her former self, she began slowly and deliberately to demolish her carefully constructed defences and let the turbulent past, first like a swelling stream and then a river in spate, break through unresisted and take possession of her mind.

    'The Private Patient'

  • The figure of this man is peculiarly noble and stately, and his voice has that deep fullness of accent which implies unresisted authority.


  • The image I like is from old cartoons, maybe Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote, when the 'anti-hero' comes charging at the cottage door to break it down and the 'hero' simply steps aside andopens the door, and lets the anti-hero's OWN MOMENTUM, unresisted, go flying through the cottage and out the back door.

    Take Back Control of Debates From the Networks


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