[non-ri-zis-tuh ns] /ˌnɒn rɪˈzɪs təns/
the policy or practice of not resisting violence or established authority, even when tyrannical, by force.
1640s, from non- + resistance.
[non-ri-zis-tuh nt] /ˌnɒn rɪˈzɪs tənt/ adjective 1. not able, conditioned, or constructed to withstand the effect of something, as a disease, a specific change in temperature, or harsh treatment; susceptible to damage or ill effects. 2. not ; passively obedient. noun 3. a person who does not resist force. 4. a person who maintains that […]
[rez-uh-loo-shuh n] /ˌrɛz əˈlu ʃən/ noun 1. a formal expression of opinion or intention made, usually after voting, by a formal organization, a legislature, a club, or other group. Compare , . 2. the act of or determining upon an action, course of action, method, procedure, etc. 3. a ; a decision or determination: to […]
[rez-uh-nuh nt] /ˈrɛz ə nənt/ adjective 1. or echoing, as sounds: the resonant thundering of cannons being fired. 2. deep and full of : a resonant voice. 3. pertaining to . 4. producing ; causing amplification or sustention of sound. 5. pertaining to a system in a state of , especially with respect to sound. […]
[res-per-uh-buh l, ri-spahyuh r-uh-buh l] /ˈrɛs pər ə bəl, rɪˈspaɪər ə bəl/ adjective 1. capable of being respired. 2. capable of respiring. /ˈrɛspɪrəbəl/ adjective 1. able to be breathed 2. suitable or fit for breathing respirable res·pi·ra·ble (rěs’pər-ə-bəl, rĭ-spīr’-) adj.