- 1Having been beaten in a battle or other contest: the defeated armyMore example sentences
- Therefore a victorious army first wins and then seeks battle; a defeated army first battles and then seeks victory.
- I felt like a defeated general after a battle as they parted to make way for me; I had to walk through their group, looking straight ahead, with every one of them staring at me.
- Some narrowly defeated candidates battle on in the courts; others live to fight another day.
- 1.1Demoralized and overcome by adversity: she looked defeated, quite unlike her normal selfMore example sentences
- At the final whistle, as I watched the defeated emerge blinking into the Californian sunlight, for the first time I felt sorry.
- They performed in a responsible manner, and toward the defeated, demoralized Germans they were sensitive, caring and compassionate.
- His service in Tunisia turned a defeated and demoralized II Corps around and made it proficient for battle in 11 days.
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- Jamie sighed defeatedly, too miserable to continue, and Koda dug into his pockets.
- ‘We're done for today,’ Zukiwsky says defeatedly into his walkie-talkie.
- To drive his point further home, Alan defeatedly looked at his watch and said, ‘I'd better get you home, Sweetheart.’
More definitions of defeatedDefinition of defeated in:
- The US English dictionary