[ UK /ɹɪsˈɪstəbə‍l/ ]
  1. capable of being resisted or withstood or frustrated
    such resistible temptations
    a resistible attack
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How To Use resistible In A Sentence

  • I think that it is because a man, to be attractive, must be free to give his whole time to it, and the Canadian male is so hounded by taxes and the rigours of our climate, that he is lucky to be alive, without being irresistible as well. 2009 June 30 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS
  • He combined athleticism, judgement and skill in an irresistible mix - and he was a great sportsman, totally devoid of egomania.
  • Irresistible, her lone Motown LP, the label cannibalized some of the solo songs and remixed them into duets. NPR Topics: News
  • But the polyanthus are the ones that I'm finding irresistible.
  • Pine needles and resin, wood and sap - irresistible. Times, Sunday Times
  • He's tactless and lacks judgment but he's irresistible just the same.
  • A simple single-storey pavilion is enclosed by folded concertina walls and roof, prompting irresistible comparisons with origami.
  • It contains, among other things of merit, a lullaby, called "Sleep, Little Tulip," with a remarkably artistic and effective pedal-point on two notes (the submediant and the dominant) sustained through the entire song with a fine fidelity to the words and the lullaby spirit; a "Nocturne" in which Nevin has revealed an unsuspected voluptuousness in Mr. Aldrich 'little lyric, and has written a song of irresistible climaxes. Contemporary American Composers Being a Study of the Music of This Country, Its Present Conditions and Its Future, with Critical Estimates and Biographies of the Principal Living Composers; and an Abundance of Portraits, Fac-simile Musical Autographs, and
  • It was a case of an irresistible force hitting an immovable object. Times, Sunday Times
  • Seed sown in early June has produced a swathe of greenery topped by the most attractive blue flowers that seem irresistible to bees, hoverflies and other insects.
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