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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. Emil Cioran:

    Only one endowed with restless vitality is susceptible to pessimism. You become a pessimist --a demonic, elemental, bestial pessimist --only when life has been defeated many times in its fight against depression.

  2. Rainer Maria Rilke:

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

  3. Sun-tzu:

    Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.

  4. Matteo Salvini:

    I don't feel defeated, you can win and you can lose but if I lose I'll be happy anyway and I'll work twice as hard.

  5. Gavin Newsom:

    Though we defeated Donald Trump, we didn't defeat Donald Trump. Donald Trump is still alive and well, even here in the state of California, if you don't believe me, just consider... the likely person to enter an oath of office, to enter in the governor's office in just a matter of weeks if we don't reject this recall.


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