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opposition, resistance
n. 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"
resistance
n. the military action of resisting the enemy's advance; "the enemy offered little resistance"
resistance
n. group action in opposition to those in power
resistance, resistor
n. an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current
resistance
n. (psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness
resistance, underground
n. a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force
resistance
n. any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion
ohmic resistance, electrical resistance, electric resistance, resistivity, resistance, impedance
n. a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms
resistance, immunity
n. (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease
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stand
n. a defensive effort; "the army made a final stand at the Rhone"
uprising, rising, revolt, insurrection, rebellion
n. organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
insurgence, insurgency
n. an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
antagonism
n. (biochemistry) interference in or inhibition of the physiological action of a chemical substance by another having a similar structure
permissiveness, tolerance
n. a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
disagreement
n. the speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing
liberty
n. personal freedom from servitude or confinement or oppression
amnesty
n. a period during which offenders are exempt from punishment
indemnity
n. legal exemption from liability for damages
impunity
n. exemption from punishment or loss
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reinforcement, strengthener
n. a device designed to provide additional strength; "the cardboard backing was just a strengthener"; "he used gummed reinforcements to hold the page in his notebook"
compliance, submission
n. the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another
conformation
n. a symmetrical arrangement of the parts of a thing
support
n. the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities; "his support kept the family together"; "they gave him emotional support during difficult times"
susceptibleness, susceptibility
n. the state of being susceptible; easily affected
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