Resistless
Resistless Re*sist"less, a. 1. Having no power to resist; making no opposition. [Obs. or R.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. Incapable of being resisted; irresistible. [1913 Webster]

Masters' commands come with a power resistless To such as owe them absolute subjection. --Milton. [1913 Webster] -- {Re*sist"less*ly}, adv. -- {Re*sist"less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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  • resistless — resistlessly, adv. resistlessness, n. /ri zist lis/, adj. 1. irresistible. 2. not resisting. [1580 90; RESIST + LESS] * * * …   Universalium

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  • resistless — rɪ zɪstlɪs adj. irresistible, impossible to resist; not resisting, not presenting opposition …   English contemporary dictionary

  • resistless — adjective archaic 1》 powerful; irresistible. 2》 powerless to resist. Derivatives resistlessly adverb …   English new terms dictionary

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  • resistless — re·sist·less …   English syllables

  • resistless — re•sist•less [[t]rɪˈzɪst lɪs[/t]] adj. 1) irresistible 2) not resisting • Etymology: 1580–90 …   From formal English to slang

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