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How to Pronounce resistance?

Correct pronunciation for the word "resistance" is [ɹɪsˈɪstəns], [ɹɪsˈɪstəns], [ɹ_ɪ_s_ˈɪ_s_t_ə_n_s].

"Resistance" in context

Resistance is the act of opposing forces or external influence in order to maintain or retain control. It is a natural response against an object or force that would otherwise disrupt one's current status or lifestyle. Resistance to change can be seen in every aspect of life, from family dynamics to political systems. In many cases, resistance to change is beneficial, as it allows for stability and the slow evolution and adaptation of current systems. However, resistance can also be damaging in the sense that it may lead to the status quo stagnating and a resistance to new and innovative ideas.

Usage over time for resistance:

This graph shows how "resistance" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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