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resistless (adj.)

1580s, "irresistible, incapable of being withstood;" 1590s, "unresisting, powerless to resist," from resist (v.) + -less. Related: Resistlessly; resistlessness. Now apparently obsolete in both senses, probably at least in part due to the somewhat conflicting sense.

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Definitions of resistless

resistless (adj.)
offering no resistance;
resistless hostages
Synonyms: unresisting
resistless (adj.)
impossible to resist; overpowering;
irresistible (or resistless) impulses
Synonyms: irresistible
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