defeated


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de·feat

 (dĭ-fēt′)
tr.v. de·feat·ed, de·feat·ing, de·feats
1. To do better than (another) in a competition or battle; win victory over; beat: "Whether we defeat the enemy in one battle, or by degrees, the consequences will be the same" (Thomas Paine).
2. To prevent the success of; thwart: Internal strife defeats the purpose of teamwork.
3. Law
a. To frustrate the enforcement of (a motion, for example).
b. To make (an estate, for example) void; annul.
4.
a. To dishearten or dispirit: The last setback defeated her, and she gave up.
b. To be beyond the comprehension of; mystify: How the children found their way back home defeats me.
n.
1.
a. The act of defeating an opponent: the home team's defeat of their rivals.
b. The state of being defeated; failure to win: the home team's defeat by their rivals.
2. A coming to naught; frustration: the defeat of a lifelong dream.
3. Law
a. The act of overcoming or frustrating the enforcement of.
b. Law The act of making null and void.

[Middle English defeten, from defet, disfigured, from Old French desfait, past participle of desfaire, to destroy, from Medieval Latin disfacere, to destroy, mutilate, undo : Latin dis-, dis- + Latin facere, to do; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]

de·feat′er n.
Synonyms: defeat, beat, conquer, rout1, vanquish
These verbs mean to triumph over an adversary: defeated the opposing team by fourteen points; beat her competitor in the race for first place; conquered the enemy after a long battle; routed all opposition due to a brilliant strategy; vanquished the marauding army in a surprise attack.

defeated

(dɪˈfiːtɪd)
adj
1. having suffered defeat; beaten
2. showing signs of discouragement
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.defeated - people who are defeateddefeated - people who are defeated; "the Romans had no pity for the defeated"
people - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
Adj.1.defeated - beaten or overcome; not victorious; "the defeated enemy"
unsuccessful - not successful; having failed or having an unfavorable outcome
undefeated - victorious; "undefeated in battle"; "an undefeated team"
2.defeated - 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"
unsuccessful - not successful; having failed or having an unfavorable outcome

defeated

Translations
مَهْزوم، مَقْهور
poražený
besejret
sigraîur

defeated

[dɪˈfiːtɪd] ADJ [army, team, player] → derrotado
he left the room a defeated mancuando abandonó la sala era un hombre derrotado

defeat

(diˈfiːt) verb
to win a victory over. They defeated our team by three goals; We will defeat the enemy eventually.
noun
the loss of a game, battle, race etc. His defeat in the last race depressed him; We suffered yet another defeat.
deˈfeated adjective
(negative undefeated). a defeated enemy.
deˈfeatism noun
a state of mind in which one expects and accepts defeat too easily. The defeatism of the captain affects the rest of the players.
deˈfeatist noun, adjective
(of) a person who gives up too easily and is too easily discouraged. She is such a defeatist; She has a defeatist attitude to life.
References in classic literature ?
He thought of the old house and the woman who lived there with him as things defeated and done for.
They made me think of defeated armies, retreating; or of ghosts who were trying desperately to get in for shelter, and then went moaning on.
She was often defeated in her purpose, by encountering their watchful eyes, when it became necessary to feign an alarm she did not feel, and occupy the limb by some gesture of feminine apprehension.
Holder and seventeen men, who were also defeated, with the loss of four men killed, and one wounded.
Now, see: under those seven gables, at which we now look up, --and which old Colonel Pyncheon meant to be the house of his descendants, in prosperity and happiness, down to an epoch far beyond the present,--under that roof, through a portion of three centuries, there has been perpetual remorse of conscience, a constantly defeated hope, strife amongst kindred, various misery, a strange form of death, dark suspicion, unspeakable disgrace, --all, or most of which calamity I have the means of tracing to the old Puritan's inordinate desire to plant and endow a family.
To do that would mean, not merely to be defeated, but to acknowledge defeat--and the difference between these two things is what keeps the world going.
A year or two ago, the principal Heidelberg expert was a big Kentuckian; he was invited to the various universities and left a wake of victory behind him all about Germany; but at last a little student in Strasburg defeated him.
Tom struggled awhile and then retired, utterly defeated.
Sometimes the long-suffering house was a log hut, and the brave settlers defeated a band of hostile Indians, or occasionally were massacred by them; but in either case the Simpson house looked, to quote a Riverboro expression, "as if the devil had been having an auction in it.
Lecount and her master from a post of observation known only to herself -- was thus far utterly defeated.
I was happier than ever when the party broke up, and the other people, defeated Red Whisker and all, went their several ways, and we went ours through the still evening and the dying light, with sweet scents rising up around us.
Some hopeful notion of seeing her busily engaged in her daily duties, before she saw me, had been in my mind and was defeated.