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Synonyms for damsel
ˈdæm zəldamsel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. damsel, demoiselle, damoiselle, damosel, damozelnoun

    a young unmarried woman

    Synonyms:
    damoiselle, damselfish, damozel, demoiselle, damosel

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. damselnoun

    Synonyms:
    maiden, maid, girl, lass, lassie, miss, young lady

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "damsel":

    missy, maid, lady

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#11169maid
#17939missy
#54087damsel
#182221demoiselle
#193756damselfish

How to use damsel in a sentence?

  1. Cervantes:

    Poesy is a beauteous damsel, chaste, honourable, discreet, witty, retired, and who keeps herself within the limits of propriety. She is a friend of solitude; fountains entertain her, meadows console her, woods free her from ennui, flowers delight her; in short, she gives pleasure and instruction to all with whom she communicates.

  2. Joe Wright:

    I was particularly keen to make sure Tiger Lily wasn't a damsel in distress, tiger Lily is the bad-ass warrior who is far more pro-active physically in defeating (evil pirate) Blackbeard than any of the boys. She has all the action sequences.

  3. Actor Chris Hemsworth:

    The fairytales in the past were predominately the damsel in distress and the female would be rescued by the male or the prince. This time it's the other way around, i think about my daughter and I would love for her to see a film like this, where woman are empowered and in charge of their own destiny and they can lead armies and are warriors and can take over kingdoms and so on. It was exciting.

  4. Priya Wal:

    When you play a character, you put parts of you in it. But I am a very different person off-screen. I am not so boisterous and not so tomboyish, in fact my friends bully me and I am like a damsel in distress. When you do a TV show, you become the character as you end up spending 14-15 hours on the sets.


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