resistless

[ ri-zist-lis ]
/ rɪˈzɪst lɪs /

adjective

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decorum

Origin of resistless

First recorded in 1580–90; resist + -less

OTHER WORDS FROM resistless

re·sist·less·ly, adverbre·sist·less·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for resistless

resistless
/ (rɪˈzɪstlɪs) /

adjective archaic

unresisting
irresistible

Derived forms of resistless

resistlessly, adverb
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