noun Date: 1617 1. the quality or state of being resistible 2. ability to resist

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  • Resistibility — Re*sist i*bil i*ty ( ? b?l ? t?), n.. 1. The quality of being resistible; resistibleness. [1913 Webster] 2. The quality of being resistant; resitstance. [1913 Webster] The name body being the complex idea of extension and resistibility together… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • resistibility — ˌzistəˈbiləd.ē noun ( es) 1. : the quality or state of being resistible the resistibility of divine grace 2. : ability to resist : power of resistance the resistibility of granite to erosion …   Useful english dictionary

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  • resistibility — noun The condition of being resistible …   Wiktionary

  • resistibility — rɪ zɪstÉ™ bɪlÉ™tɪ n. ability to be resisted, ability to be opposed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • resistibility — re·sist·ibil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • resistible — resistibility, resistibleness, n. resistibly, adv. /ri zis teuh beuhl/, adj. that can be resisted. [1635 45; RESIST + IBLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Irresistible grace — (or efficacious grace) is a doctrine in Christian theology particularly associated with Calvinism, which teaches that the saving grace of God is effectually applied to those whom He has determined to save (the elect) and, in God s timing,… …   Wikipedia

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  • resistibly — See resistibility. * * * …   Universalium

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