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According to WordNet, the noun "resistance" has 11 sense(s).

108360672 a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force.

104646372 (psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness.

100955987 the military action of resisting the enemy's advance; "the enemy offered little resistance".

111503644 any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion.

114526954 the capacity of an organism to defend itself against harmful environmental agents; "these trees are widely planted because of their resistance to salt and smog".

100202284 the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with; "he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens"; "despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead".

105213894 the degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria).

111503968 a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms.

101169317 group action in opposition to those in power.

114527171 (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease.

104079933 an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current.

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