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de·feat·ed

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  1. defeated, discomfitedadjective

    people who are defeated

    "the Romans had no pity for the defeated"

    Synonyms:
    discomfited

    Antonyms:
    unbowed, triumphant, unbeaten, unconquered, undefeated, unvanquished, successful, victorious

  2. defeatedadjective

    beaten or overcome; not victorious

    "the defeated enemy"

    Synonyms:
    thwarted, disappointed, discomfited, foiled, frustrated

    Antonyms:
    successful, undefeated, unbowed, unconquered, unbeaten, unvanquished, victorious, triumphant

  3. defeated, disappointed, discomfited, foiled, frustrated, thwartedadjective

    disappointingly unsuccessful

    "disappointed expectations and thwarted ambitions"; "their foiled attempt to capture Calais"; "many frustrated poets end as pipe-smoking teachers"; "his best efforts were thwarted"

    Synonyms:
    thwarted, disappointed, discomfited, foiled, frustrated

    Antonyms:
    successful, unbeaten, unconquered, undefeated, unbowed, triumphant, victorious, unvanquished

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How to use defeated in a sentence?

  1. Joe Biden:

    Face to face with a crazed mob that believed the lies of the defeated President, Capitol Police were heroes that day. Donald Trump lacked the courage to act, the brave women and men in blue all across this nation should never forget that. You can't be pro-insurrection and pro-cop. You can't be pro-insurrection and pro-democracy. You can't be pro-insurrection and pro-America.

  2. Monday Graham:

    This impulsive decision by the President has undone all the gains we've made, thrown the region into further chaos. Iran is licking their chops. And if I'm Monday Graham I've got a second lease on life. So to those who think ISIS has been defeated you will soon see.

  3. William Shearer:

    Her attitude is what you like to see in a patient— they’re not defeated; they’re going up against what they have, she sees the sickest patients, who from time to time do get down, and when they hear her story, they sober up and say, ‘If this woman can do what she’s done with her life, I can do something with mine.’.

  4. Rainer Maria Rilke:

    The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things.

  5. Epicurus:

    In a philosophical dispute, he gains most who is defeated, since he learns most.


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