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What is the character for the word resistance. I'm looking for the term in the sense of "I feel resistance towards taking on this challenge".

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In that context, you really do not have many choices. It would be either 「[抵抗]{ていこう}」 or 「抵抗[感]{かん}」.

"I feel resistance towards taking on this challenge."

could be said as:

「この[挑戦]{ちょうせん}を[受]{う}けるのは抵抗がある。」

「この挑戦を受けることには抵抗感がある。」

「この挑戦を受けることには抵抗感を感じる。」

  • Is there a single (or just a couple characters) for just "resistance" that would make sense? – Kyle Brandt Aug 25 '14 at 14:01
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    @KyleBrandt the word he's giving you -- teikou ([抵抗]{ていこう}) fits exactly that. – virmaior Aug 25 '14 at 14:06

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