Resistlessness
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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  • resistlessness — noun see resistless …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • resistlessness — See resistlessly. * * * …   Universalium

  • resistlessness — noun The state or condition of being resistless …   Wiktionary

  • resistlessness — re·sist·less·ness …   English syllables

  • resistlessness — noun see resistless * * * resistˈlessness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑resist …   Useful english dictionary

  • resistless — adjective Date: 1586 1. too strong to be resisted < a resistless power > 2. offering no resistance < resistless prey > • resistlessly adverb • resistlessness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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

  • resistless — /rəˈzɪstləs/ (say ruh zistluhs) adjective 1. irresistible. 2. unresisting. –resistlessly, adverb –resistlessness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • resistless — [ri zist′lis] adj. 1. that cannot be resisted; irresistible 2. without power to resist; unresisting resistlessly adv. resistlessness n …   English World dictionary

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