One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘they displayed a narrow-minded resistance to change’
opposition to, hostility to, aversion to, refusal to accept, unwillingness to accept, disinclination to accept, reluctance to accept, lack of enthusiasm for
2‘James put up a spirited resistance’
opposition, fight, battle, stand, struggle, confrontation, defiance
3‘tobacco lowers the body's resistance to disease’
ability to fight off, ability to counteract, ability to withstand, immunity from, defences against
4‘he joined the resistance’
underground, freedom fighters, partisans, guerrillas
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