Definition of unbowed in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈbaʊd/


Not having submitted to pressure or demands: they are unbowed by centuries of colonial rule
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  • For a man who has been criticised vociferously over the past few months, he looks supremely unbowed.
  • The only man to retire from the punishing demands of the heavyweight category unbowed by defeat in any fight was Rocky Marciano.
  • At the start, Casey stands feet astride, ready to take on all comers; by the end she is the walking wounded - bruised, battered and yet triumphantly unbowed.

Words that rhyme with unbowed

aloud, becloud, cloud, crowd, enshroud, loud, Macleod, proud, shroud, Stroud, unavowed, unendowed, unploughed (US unplowed)

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