resistible

[ ri-zis-tuh-buhl ]
/ rɪˈzɪs tə bəl /

adjective

that can be resisted.

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Origin of resistible

First recorded in 1635–45; resist + -ible

OTHER WORDS FROM resistible

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Example sentences from the Web for resistible

  • As to your Life Force, which you think irresistible, it is the most resistible thing in the world for a person of any character.

    Man And Superman|George Bernard Shaw
  • Had he calculated in his own subtle brain that temptations are least resistible when they are most tangible?

  • The latter is chiefly used for furniture, as it is the most resistible wood of the West.

  • The Huns were found to be resistible, vulnerable, breakable.

    Raemaekers' Cartoons|Louis Raemaekers