Synonym of resistance

Alternative for resistance

resistances

Antonym: obedience,

Noun

Lack of sensitivity to a drug, insecticide, etc., especially as a result of continued exposure or genetic change

Noun

The quality or state of being insubordinate
recalcitrance insubordination defiance rebellion rebelliousness disobedience contumacy refractoriness contrariness unruliness intractability obstreperousness waywardness frowardness balkiness willfulness revolt opposition insurgence mutiny confrontation contempt intractableness insurgency insolence audacity bravado challenge recalcitrancy temerity affront brazenness effrontery impudence lip noncooperation perversity factiousness impugnment stubbornness obduracy boldness despite enjoinder sass back talk big talk hot air throwing of the gauntlet uprising insurrection revolution rising subversion dissent riot sedition outbreak mutinousness subversiveness provocation nonconformity heresy apostasy schism agitation rioting upheaval strike unrest anarchy coup putsch civil disobedience civil disorder recusancy disregard rabble-rousing non-compliance scorn daring aggression incitement fomentation truculence violation order defy stump dare call spite cartel cheekiness muster gas guts cheek command summons jacquerie inflaming treason troublemaking fighting in the streets regime change protest disorder disloyalty refusal to obey refusal to obey orders fomentation of discontent incitement to riot incitement to rebellion struggle noncompliance perverseness obstinacy wildness uncontrollability infraction disorderliness infringement fractiousness obstinateness unmanageability awkwardness ungovernableness untowardness uncontrollableness indocility nonobservance indiscipline naughtiness recklessness delinquency impulsiveness imprudence heedlessness dereliction transgression neglect non-observance misconduct misbehaviour wilfulness disruptiveness failure refusal denial contravention roguery bad behaviour impishness mischief mischievousness ungovernability carryings-on acting-up sabotage lack of cooperation misbehavior breach orneriness assertiveness lawlessness impetuousness flouting trespass breaking carelessness uncooperativeness nonfulfillment insubmission pig-headedness cantankerousness incorrigibility breaking the rules nonconformance unconformity mulishness pigheadedness recidivism objection disagreement abuse riotousness rashness impetuosity foolhardiness rowdiness boisterousness delict dissension exceeding overstepping failure to observe betrayal barratry non-compliance with madness frenzy riskiness injudiciousness desperation defying disobeying ignoring break rebelling against lack of compliance with taking no notice of paying no heed to flying in the face of

Noun

The ability to sustain prolonged physical or mental effort
stamina endurance energy grit indefatigability resilience strength tenacity vigour determination force fortitude lustiness perseverance power robustness staunchness staying power steadfastness tirelessness backbone doggedness guts gutsiness hardiness heart legs moxie starch sturdiness tolerance toleration toughness vigor vim vitality welly zip intestinal fortitude power of endurance patience persistence sufferance resoluteness spunk courage mettle will steadiness immunity non-susceptibility resolution pertinacity resignation submission stickability bottle undergoing forebearance enduring allowance restraint continuing capacity coolness ability cool standing pluck suffering withstanding survival Dunkirk spirit holding up character resolve purpose pluckiness stoicism might muscle forbearance spirit spiritedness durability intrepidity indomitability spine tenaciousness broad-mindedness brawniness brawn moral fiber bouncebackability ruggedness soundness strength of character toughness of spirit strong-mindedness survival skills moral fibre ability to bounce back charity open-mindedness sinew prowess burliness powerfulness muscularity indulgence long-suffering sympathy lenience magnanimity lenity permissiveness liberality liberalism potency beef potence firepower mightiness forcefulness firmness stability horsepower puissance understanding leniency thew thewness stoutness laxness hardness clemency complaisance stalwartness pith verdure body stableness nerve strongness physique security substance powerhouse lack of bias opposition acceptance lack of prejudice brute force strong arm obstinacy purposefulness dedication constancy firmness of purpose commitment single-mindedness stubbornness stick-to-it-iveness perseveration stick-to-itiveness application Sitzfleisch diligence drive assiduity obduracy obdurateness will power fixity of purpose intransigence bravery boldness sedulousness inflexibility decision insistence relentlessness pertinaciousness stout-heartedness braveness willpower courageousness bulldog spirit strength of will decisiveness earnestness decidedness intentness dauntlessness devotion willfulness continuance assiduousness strength of mind determinedness granite intension fearlessness grittiness fiber valour hardihood moral strength conviction stomach valor manfulness persistency fibre intention chutzpah industry certainty inner strength integrity heartiness capability honour hard work true grit zeal urgency ardor action what it takes animation enterprise honor thewiness fixed purpose ferocity immovability design ardour purposiveness pursuance sedulity objective sticktoitiveness project conclusion undertaking importunity pushiness gumption virtue being hard as nails industriousness work ethic singleness of purpose meticulousness inexorability wind brass balls fitness balls inexorableness implacability strength of purpose guttiness clock opinionatedness obstinateness self-opinionatedness pigheadedness mulishness self-will hardheadedness bullheadedness conscientiousness bulldog tenacity effort labor enthusiasm keenness wholeheartedness striving labour self-control self-discipline self-restraint dogmatism certitude self-mastery assurance sense of purpose aim self-confidence stiff upper lip sitzfleisch self-possession passion motivation self-command self-containment continence self-government doughtiness heart's desire discipline urge velleity yearning hankering attitude ambition liking fancy longing pining craving temperament feeling appetite stoutheartedness valorousness valiancy fixedness adhesion devotedness faithfulness fealty loyalty allegiance piety fastness troth faith fidelity attachment unfailingness abidingness principle love eagerness honesty truthfulness surety adherence trustiness

Noun

The holding or expression of opinions at variance with those commonly or officially held
dissent disagreement opposition conflict objection protest strife defiance disaccord discord discordance dissention friction argument contention demur disapproval discordancy disharmony dispute dissension dissidence dissonance insubordination nonagreement nonconformism nonconformity rebellion remonstrance disunion disunity division inharmony nonconcurrence quarreling quarrelling schism variance war warfare wrangling arguing bickering denial difference infighting refusal spat split bone clinker flak hassle misbelief difference of opinion bone of contention lack of agreement bone to pick sour note discontent feud insurrection rupture sedition independence unorthodoxy dispeace bad vibes rejection contradictoriness recusancy contrariness contradiction negativity clash controversy falling-out hostility antagonism quarrel disputation row wrangle altercation bad blood squabbling estrangement animosity squabble tension enmity clashing debate feuding alienation confrontation faction ill will ill feeling set-to bad feeling misunderstanding breach antipathy fight tiff resentment rivalry disaffection acrimony barney run-in brawl trouble scrap difficulty war of words dissentience affray detachment incompatibility divisiveness fighting divorce bicker contretemps struggle combat argy-bargy bitterness shouting match battle royal vendetta factionalism fuss words beef fracas exchange tussle tangle tumult divergency disconnection divergence disjuncture disjunction battle contest unrest separation mutiny dissonancy backbiting falling out inharmoniousness hatred donnybrook contestation jar internal strife dissensus ruction firestorm imbroglio kickup scene rammy rhubarb afters ruckus ding-dong argle-bargle static blowup power struggle slanging match cross fire brannigan turf war turbulence rift argumentation animus isolation partition severance breakup parting disparity unharmoniousness upheaval grievances grudges sparring jarring clashes quarrelsomeness sectarianism counteraction rumpus lack of concord competition dustup contrariety opposing views brush bit of argy-bargy brush-off striving emulation tug-of-war face-off sweep-stake duel dogfight sweepstakes match grapple tug of war dissatisfaction disloyalty disturbance ball game divided loyalties dislike palace intrigue commotion palace politics conflict of opinion gainstriving belligerency gainstrife aversion frustration restlessness disgruntlement broil souring insurgence repugnance unfriendliness brouhaha uproar shindig fray shindy skirmish disillusionment apathy cynicism dust-up stand-up yike bunfight bust-up ruck tracasseries tracasserie miff biffo bagarre fisticuffs dust catfight complaint

Noun

A means or method of defending (against attack)
defense armour armor defence ammunition cover guard protection safeguard fortification immunity safeguarding security shield stronghold weapon aegis buckler deterrence deterrent guarding screen shielding ward egis munitions refuge shelter warfare weaponry arms citadel fastness fence shock absorber self-preservation self-defense self-protection bulwark barrier cushion buffer bumper wall support bastion rampart safety parapet buttress barricade breastwork fort earthwork defender embankment preservation armament protector sanctuary mainstay prop care outwork precaution supporter stockade conservation palisade safe keeping preventive bartizan battlement asylum insurance guardianship fortress safekeeping barbican preventive measure shade obstruction block precautions circumvallation vallum provision maintenance partition caution invulnerability safeness palladium fail-safe redoubt reinforcement keep salvation upkeep sponsorship backing building up safety measure hindrance preparation castellation impediment upholding patronage championship curb restraint check precautionary measure safety measures aid keeping pad dyke preventative embattlement auspices hedge assistance haven remedy auspice advocacy concealment surety bank guaranty protecting fender retreat protective measure indemnity mail castle defensive wall backstop prophylactic impregnability vallation suspension system big stick buttressing bolstering continuation underpinning continuance shoring up garrison harbor hold harbour harborage assurance outpost safety device crenellation hiding place buildup disarmament ordnance hardware deployment rearmament fielder buffet mobilization wicket-keeper arming isolation sequestration segregation dam material gun heat leaf springs torsion bars spring balustrade safeguards separation weir secludedness privacy aloneness solitariness solitude separateness seclusion escarpment tower strengthening canopy divider awning curtain quarantine detachment exclusion closeting guards surveillance gate measures sluice promotion help cloak blind mantle shroud separator arras guarantee charge umbrella guidance catcher mobilisation encouragement financing welfare setting apart insulation unassailability protectorship wing mound hill supervision ridge trusteeship warranty agency favour elevation shutter windbreak philanthropy funding intermediary a roof dike assertion barrage strength plate breastplate panoply furtherance hiding housing prudence forethought anticipation veil envelope panel cocoon defences mask cushioning freedom blockhouse covering dividing wall prevention protective battlements benefaction espousal tutelage preserving safety guard bastille protective device conserving absorber sustentation favor foresight wariness providence circumspection hideout hideaway oasis reassurance stability projection convoy rock escort berm den sanctum foxhole middleman go-between obstacle neutralizer room divider investment perpetuation grant subsidy recommendation zoar port covert querencia ravelin fieldwork discreetness canniness regard fortalice discretion well-being inviolability resort hole church convent insistence on trench preserval disincentive evaporation safe haven armor plate presidio canal suit of armor protective wall bolt-hole upholder ditch care and feeding gully defenses safe house public safety tower of strength something to fall back on protective clothing bulletproof vest channel safe harbor freedom from danger chain mail flak jacket saving fosse ivory tower moat safety net coat of mail preventative measure entrenchment belt and braces port in a storm storage tanning anticipatory measure hole-up suit of armour refrigeration body armor body armour

Noun

Exemption from punishment or loss
immunity indemnity liberty exemption freedom impunity prerogative privilege protection right amnesty asylum licence permission release droit exoneration immunisation immunization inoculation invulnerability resilience charter franchise imperviousness insusceptibility legal exemption liberation license special treatment carte blanche free pass get out of jail free card authority dispensation sanction authorization leave entitlement consent authorisation power warrant birthright due advantage claim title appanage apanage perquisite independence scotfree discretion approval interest business blessing mandate assent call warranty the right empowerment merit priority benefit favour justification favor pretence pretense pretension dibs concurrence sufferance allowance granting clearance blank cheque a free hand a blank cheque choice green light okay go-ahead pass unconstraint card certificate self-determination ticket permit grant suffrage vote enfranchisement ballot voting rights right to vote agreement contract a voice patent one's say concession say-so seal of approval boon acquiescence endorsement indulgence approbation imprimatur OK latitude free hand thumbs up free rein covenant free will faculty honour honor document bond concern enterprise bonus refreshment stand deed patrimony heritage perk indenture asset inheritance opportunity utility plus luxury freelage reward expedience profit chance bequest legacy primogeniture fringe benefit conveyance pact endowment settlement commission allotment treaty share power of attorney full authority no holds barred complete discretion proxy in blank complete authority leeway complete freedom blank check full power unrestricted authority unconditional right say unconditional authority acceptance access ratification countenance credentials support backing validation confirmation condonance accreditation tolerance verification admission avowal acknowledgment order sanctification toleration decree acknowledgement passage run endorsation condonation nod seal admittance command rubber stamp all clear O.K. say so green-light stamp of approval

Noun

Buoyancy or flexibility

Noun

A person who provokes or takes part in an insurrection
insurrectionist revolutionary insurgent rebel revolutionist mutineer insurrectionary revolter red agitator anarchist guerrilla renegade dissenter traitor rioter nihilist frondeur nonconformist seditionist malcontent secessionist subverter turncoat heretic antagonist demagogue deserter opponent overthrower recreant disectarian iconoclast schismatic separatist apostate experientialist experimenter independent individualist innovator subversive radical dissident protester terrorist demonstrator freedom fighter resistance fighter troublemaker dissentient rabble-rouser instigator firebrand inciter incendiary fomenter objector exciter provocateur kindler demagog stirrer campaigner activist soapbox orator bioterrorist ecoterrorist cyberterrorist agroterrorist narcoterrorist Zapatista Montonero partisan tub-thumper disputant reformer maverick agent provocateur Bolshevik heresiarch sceptic skeptic protest marcher hothead outlaw criminal quisling saboteur recusant seditionary deviationist rejectionist resister freethinker protestant collaborator insubordinate refusenik anarch bad boy independent thinker sectary schismatist misbeliever fifth columnist irregular striker picketers picket underground fighter human chain militant marcher heckler picketer irregular soldier paramilitary commando mercenary bushfighter critic loner nonconformer boho deviant bohemian counterculturist questioner member of the underground professional soldier member of the resistance soldier of fortune nonbeliever detractor cynic ruiner non-conformist denouncer original image-breaker unbeliever free spirit lone ranger enfant terrible lone wolf ringleader zealot disrupter reactionary champion propagandist provoker leftist revisionist fighter agent pusher advocate dogmatist mover sparkplug free thinker wave maker

Noun

Active hostility or opposition
antagonism hostility antipathy animus enmity conflict contention friction rivalry bitterness discord dissension opposition acrimony feud hatred rancour aversion bad blood dislike hate loathing resentment abhorrence animosity competition detestation gall grudge grudges jaundice malevolence malice malignity odium rancor spite spitefulness venom bad feeling disrelish grievances ill feeling ill will needle aggression antithesis clashing contradistinction contrariety difference disagreement incongruity oppugnancy spleen displeasure pique belligerence virulence unfriendliness umbrage anger repugnance indignation disgust bellicosity outrage fury bile wrath aggressiveness rage choler vexation revulsion ire truculence militancy distaste abomination combativeness pugnacity resentfulness vitriol irritation exasperation repulsion huff passion annoyance defiance execration acerbity quarrelsomeness belligerency contentiousness horror objection fight nastiness vindictiveness miff feistiness militance hard feelings militantness violence assaultiveness disputatiousness scrappiness offense cattiness offence asperity vehemence maliciousness viciousness poison hurt rankling dudgeon pugnaciousness cynicism argumentativeness grievance anathema mislike contempt unkindness revenge virulency rancorousness disinclination disdain acidity coldness disfavor malignancy embitterment repellency perturbation exacerbation dissatisfaction scorn disapprobation no love lost disfavour indisposition disapproval meanness malignance hatefulness truculency temper acridity bellicoseness irascibility repellence envy acridness despite fog rise frost peevishness allergy tantrum tartness disliking mordancy madness acidness corrosiveness down destructiveness alienation combativity storm chip on one's shoulder vengefulness prejudice disgruntlement hissy fit irritability furor ill feelings iciness averseness angriness maleficence lividness lividity irritant trouble bugbear bother gripe pain nuisance wrathfulness birse bete noire nasty look black beast ill-will stew avoidance petulance repugnancy push impatience peeve irateness infuriation chagrin furore conniption tiff dander estrangement distemper soreness ill temper warlikeness acrimoniousness slow burn cat fit blow up ill humor discontent rudeness disesteem causticity inhospitality hawkishness warmongering bad will unsociability disaffection struggle contraposition mordacity discountenance sourness surliness vengeance duel contest strife revengefulness mood aloofness mad martiality waspishness extreme dislike opposure ferocity ferociousness warfare combat grapple war evasion engagement encounter jealousy agitation score deprecation apoplexy phobia frostiness coolness ill humour bad feelings mean-spiritedness warlike nature dislike of dread blitz distaste for harsh feeling hateful feeling high dudgeon air rage chip on your shoulder savagery disaccord oppugnation vendetta ill-disposedness distrust offensiveness blame enemyship enemyhood foeship uncordiality daggers inimicalness shame bitter feeling discontentment aggro abrasiveness bad vibes bad chemistry blood feud personality conflict mutual hostility ignominy invidiousness disagreeableness crossness evil intentions forcefulness strong dislike incompatibility militarism contradiction warpath intimidation inimicality remoteness aggravation contrariness fractiousness litigiousness lather harshness reluctance unpleasantness tetchiness testiness insistence determination offensive complaint injustice injury fume escape dyspathy eschewal uncharitableness ruthlessness retaliation variance tizzy bête noir pungency unwillingness contrast reversal inversion dyspepsia pet hate pet peeve disloyalty hardness of heart embitteredness road rage strong aversion intense dislike grudgingness hate for bone to pick fear vituperation shunning nausea willingness to fight evil denigration disparagement opprobrium ridicule disrespect scornfulness derision disregard despisal restlessness frustration having no use for mutiny souring sedition insurgence rebellion insubordination insurrection dissidence hostile act hostile behavior fighting spirit hang-up disillusionment apathy breach jingoism complex neurosis terror fright irrationality thing bee in one's bonnet paranoia attack force assault vying competitiveness invasion encroachment infringement obstruction trenchancy sarcasm attitude pet strop tug-of-war battle face-off confrontation dogfight sweepstakes emulation sweep-stake feuding match churlishness blowout delirium frenzy distraction obsession mania grump rampage state raving uproar feverishness fever flap hysteria deliriousness astringency counteraction obstructiveness crabbedness clash matchup tournament candidacy sport race event bout game challenge crankiness hot temper fit of anger skid bad temper paddywhack towering rage paddy foulie fit of rage fit of fury bate wax criticism non-compliance dissent ball game spasm paroxysm blowup explosion upset hemorrhage bluster heat outburst ferment wingding bad mood frenzy of anger fit of temper hysterics convulsion squall frenzy of rage fireworks eruption excitement haemorrhage nasty behavior demurral athletic event fit of ill temper paroxysm of rage fit of bad temper paroxysm of anger fit of pique prevention defence negativism action con violation skirmish fray defense brush antinomy counterattack confronting one on one extreme anger civil disobedience keeping up with the Joneses sullenness fretfulness touchiness cantankerousness snit crabbiness grief ill-humor fit grouchiness pettishness unhappiness disappointment dismay distress grumpiness snappishness provocation botheration disquiet huffiness pip temperament tear excitability sensitivity irascibleness hotheadedness discontentedness affront low boiling point bad humor querulousness hassle biliousness discomposure letdown depression discomfort short fuse flare-up weariness shock moodiness humiliation regret mortification discouragement wounded feelings uneasiness stroppiness gloominess snappiness moroseness boiling point sulkiness slight sulk irk grouch snub cruelty anxiety shortness bane dispiritedness discomfiture malaise crotchetiness black eye melancholy glumness perversity lamentation perverseness worry irritableness sorrow malcontent desolation malcontentment sadness evilness despitefulness wickedness righteous anger short temper fieriness menace scene disheartenment balefulness perniciousness danger scurf hot-headedness embarrassment blackness pouts hump sulks edginess unrest unease hard feeling needling harassment provocaion plague enragement besetment stress ruckus sore hurt pride grumps mard dejection disenchantment devilry backbiting devilment milt lien caprice whim disturbance smarting wounded pride hurt feelings despondency uncertain temper more heat than light conniption fit mercilessness bad-mouthing derogation affected scorn being rubbed up the wrong way dirt malintent implacability mischievousness fit of bad humour rebuff refusal revolt denial disconsolation despair ill-humour exception nettling provoking irking implacableness evil intent disillusion disconsolateness incensement baulk balk crushing blow yuck factor sense of injury anguish misery gloom torment unfulfilment downheartedness fierceness blood lust histrionics furiousness fire woe restiveness sour grapes heavy-heartedness Weltschmerz disrepute obloquy discredit infamy disgrace low spirits heaviness of heart oppression heartburn boredom hopelessness ennui dispute dishonor reproach reprobation condemnation notoriety censure dishonour stigma slap in the face blitzkrieg left-handed compliment onslaught onset slam dig put down harm mugging indignity zinger assailment battery dirty dig hit irrational fear reckoning blur onus spot stain rebuke brand slur unpopularity blot dispprobation wrong spectre fixation abnormal fear preoccupation obsessive fear bogey specter nightmare whinge ill repute protest inconvenience whine quibble awe aversion to turf war beef grumble headache ruffled feathers bar sinister loss of face grouse holler kvetch yammer moan groan problem fuss bone of contention axe to grind crow to pluck lament carp bleat cavil thing about overwhelming anxiety about trial pet aversion thorn in one's flesh thorn in one's side bane of one's life

Noun

A call to prove or justify something
challenge opposition contest criticism debate defiance disagreement dispute objection protest question confrontation exception interrogation remonstrance remonstration conflict contradiction dissent questioning of rebellion stand against test of argument against complaint qualm quarrel quibble reservation scepticism skepticism expostulation fuss scruple squabble stink cavil censure demur demurral demurrer difficulty with disobedience difficulty kick protestation disapproval outcry grievance gripe doubt dissatisfaction hesitation squawk unwillingness formal complaint uproar declination disapprobation niggle demurring disinclination odium discontent disesteem fulmination carping revilement reluctance displeasure dislike rejection repugnancy indignation shrinking counter-argument howls of protest grumble moan grouse beef grouch vociferation furore fault-finding condemnation railing problem griping flak inveighing argument grousing concern misgiving cavilling caviling furor hue and cry dissuasion chorus of disapproval howl of protest statement of opposition hostility recalcitrance worry niggling compunction row protesting misgivings boggling taking exception revolt whining murmuring moaning grumbling muttering uncertainty whine beefing whingeing song and dance public outcry public outrage rallying cry controversy whinge reproach grouching mithering twining bellyaching nitpicking wail rebuke confusion dubiousness cry outrage lament contention dubiety clamour blackball bellyache riot declaration turmoil tumult campaign knock clamor kvetch reproof denunciation disparagement carp opprobrium petition reproval anxiety murmur plaint captiousness big stink civil disobedience miserere whimper bleat yammer holler tantrum outburst hysterics question mark work-to-rule bone of contention aversion blame groan distaste stricture deprecation scolding castigation stick sideswipe accusation annoyance repugnance charge hesitance howl hesitancy umbrage commotion mutter disfavour disfavor ruction reticence diffidence disrelish animadversion antipathy indisposition blast admonishment upbraiding chiding peeve objurgation excoriation distress lack of enthusiasm hullabaloo clash feud reprimand hassle misunderstanding resentment hubbub roar peep ticking-off squeal chastisement noise dressing-down brouhaha timidity discord ballyhoo discountenance dissension timorousness trepidation slowness ruckus wavering vacillation pettifogging bone backwardness discontentment boycott admonition yike falling-out loathness doubts qualms scruples foot-dragging bone to pick axe to grind trivial complaint trivial objection minor criticism vitriol sweerness nolition brickbat rhubarb ax to grind bickering reprehension difference of opinion turf war thumbs down alienation hatred adverse comment aversion to abuse twine averseness commination opposition to strife skirmish fray vituperation berating second thoughts call down combat struggle riot act dressing down backwardness in coming forward pangs of conscience lack of desire word pain affliction loathing chunter clamouring questioning representation guff jeremiad statement of dissatisfaction rumble obloquy exclamation attack rumpus hullaballoo clamoring ferment hubba-hubba hoo-ha pique rancour case telling off rancor bugbear frustration aggravation scorn contempt crow to pluck inconvenience bane exasperation irk irritation dread bother nuisance headache irritant vexation conflict of interest friction fear telling-off serve tongue-lashing wigging refusal trial hostility to bollocking rating coyness dislike for indisposedness nolence distaste for ticking off unwillingness to accept zing boo catcall nix ostracism hiss hate prevarication query nicety equivocation objection to resistance to disliking refusal to accept lack of enthusiasm for reluctance to accept disinclination to accept fight slap on the wrist rap over the knuckles pet aversion thorn in one's flesh thorn in one's side bane of one's life black list quiddity sophism brawl scrap altercation wrangle disturbance slap on wrist tiff spat duplicity subtlety subterfuge artifice pretense quirk nit-picker shift hair-splitter pretence disputation contretemps affray fracas set-to broil donnybrook panning slamming critique exchange tussle shindig breach broadside slating shindy run-in tangle smear recrimination slur slam knocking barney stand-up vendetta dust-up slagging denigration swipe examen verbal contumely rammy bunfight shouting match afters ding-dong ruck imbroglio bicker bust-up argle-bargle argy-bargy kickup rap takedown reprobation slap pan arraignment notice roast sledge faultfinding aspersion hit tracasserie bagarre tracasseries war of words miff dissidence biffo cut slanging match cross fire brannigan difference fisticuffs battle royal dust catfight put down bad press verbal disapproval critical remark slagging off bad notice character assassination nit-picking obstruction antagonism counteraction obstructiveness non-compliance animosity enmity contrariety warfare prevention defence repulsion duel negativism rivalry action contradistinction con contraposition violation grapple defense oppugnancy engagement brush antinomy war counterattack confronting opposure unfriendliness encounter

Adjective

Relating to or denoting activities done to subvert an established order
underground dissident subversive guerrilla insurgent insurrectionary rebellious conspiratorial insurrectionist mutinous radical renegade revolutionary mercenary black resistive seditious inflammatory treasonous undermining disruptive troublemaking destructive treacherous agitational rabble-rousing insubordinate overthrowing rebel incendiary perfidious unpatriotic disloyal corruptive harmful corrupting discrediting riotous perversive destabilizing ruinous destabilising traitorous disobedient contumacious defiant refractory rioting mutinying factious recalcitrant ungovernable unruly iconoclastic disorderly restive resistant anarchistic wilful treasonable wayward disaffected unmanageable lawless recusant provocative obstreperous dissenting revolting intractable froward incompliant contrary bolshie aggressive willful untoward balky bellicose anarchical contentious out of control up in arms breakaway rebelling criminogenic turbulent malcontent uncontrollable nonconformist heretical nonconforming dissentient maverick unbiddable extremist anarchic warring unorthodox apostate schismatic anarchist civil disobedience obstinate challenging non-compliant uncooperative truculent daring antagonistic hostile bold resisting audacious belligerent insolent intransigent confrontational pugnacious combative argumentative stroppy feisty quarrelsome scrappy stirring disregardful cheeky insubmissive sassy gutsy reckless dareful arousing dissentious controversial ready for a fight malevolent dangerous demagogic wicked rousing spoiling for a fight causing trouble

Adjective

(of troops) Not belonging to regular or established army units

Antonym of resistance

resistance Idiom, Proverb

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