RESISTANT in a Sentence

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For RESISTANT, below is one of 263 sentences:
"I wanted to see you," he said; and she could not resist observing in reply that he had kept his wishes under remarkable control.

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 Meanings and Examples of RESISTANT
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resistant
 a.  unaffected; incapable of being affected
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  It went off at a jump and she felt the wheels pass over something soft, something resistant.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIV
2  She perceived that her will had blazed up, stubborn and resistant.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XI
3  Moreover to light a fire is the instinctive and resistant act of man when, at the winter ingress, the curfew is sounded throughout Nature.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
4  For the first time he stole his arm about her, and she did not resist.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In II
5  Besides, she had a childish love of surprise packages and could not resist opening his gifts.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
6  There were few ladies who could resist his charms when he chose to exert them, and finally even Mrs. Merriwether unbent and invited him to Sunday dinner.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
7  He could no more resist pricking the conceits, the hypocrisies and the flamboyant patriotism of those about him than a small boy can resist putting a pin into a balloon.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
8  For a moment the expression Mammy was wont to describe to herself as "bullheaded" flitted over her young mistress' face and then it passed into a smile, so difficult for Mammy to resist.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
9  Southerners can never resist a losing cause.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIV
10  With Yankee soldiers everywhere, the state officials could do little but protest and resist.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLVII
11  Protests and efforts to resist accomplished nothing, for the state government was being upheld and supported by the power of the United States Army.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LII
12  "I wanted to see you," he said; and she could not resist observing in reply that he had kept his wishes under remarkable control.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
13  It was the temptation she was always struggling to resist.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
14  The next day was exceedingly still and sultry, and with nothing special to engage them, the Pequod's crew could hardly resist the spell of sleep induced by such a vacant sea.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 61. Stubb Kills a Whale.
15  In fact I could not have resisted, and had no desire to resist.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Context  Highlight   In III
Example Sentence: (53 in 4 pages)
16  This section explores how mothers resist the impact of poverty on the health of their children.
17  You have to learn to resist the sales patter.
18  The media can't resist kicking a man when he's down.
19  They are determined to resist pressure to change the law.
20  Unable to resist the impulse, he glanced at the sea again.
21  The food that I can't resist is never the healthy stuff.
22  I just can't resist that adorable face and those amazing blue eyes!
23  Faced by almost insurmountable obstacles, the members of the underground maintained their courage and will to resist.
24  Although Bill knew the boss hated jokes, he couldn't resist making one jocular remark.
25  Although he already had eight cats, he could not resist adopting yet another feline waif.
26  They tried to achieve their aims by passive resistance.
27  Some people say that loneliness is shameful, but fashion is a means of resistance alone, this is fashion realm.
28  The reduction in white blood cell counts lowers resistance to disease.
29  When he suggested going into business on their own, she put up only a token resistance.
30  Following a determined resistance in the east, there was eventually a popular uprising in the capital.