- a capable of being resisted or withstood or frustrated
a resistible attack
such resistible temptations
- Instead, The Camp of the Saints arrives trailing clouds of praise from French savants, including Dramatist Jean Anouilh ("A haunting book of ir resistible force and calm logic .
- The conflict between Japan's and China's armies has been the collision of a resistible force with a movable object.
- Well, it has been tampered with a little, and slicked up with songs I find rather resistible.
- Peter Schjeldahl in Los Angeles Times
A 'Hope' poster hangs alongside about two hundred and fifty slick and, for the most part, far more resistible worksin the show, Schjeldahl wrote in February.
- Roger Donlon in Green Bay Press Gazette
The downside is we're all growing. We're gaining weight,said Roger Donlon of Leavenworth, Kan. "We've never eaten so well. We say that the next meal we're going to resist but the next meal is not resistible."
- Ben Brantley in Packet Online
...was later convicted of fraud and forgery in connection with his theatrical dealings, but that's another story.) New York Times critic Ben Brantley called it "utterly resistible...... it often has the feeling of an instructional diorama in...