unbowed


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un·bowed

 (ŭn-boud′)
adj.
1. Not bowed; unbent.
2. Not subdued; unyielding: "My head is bloody but unbowed" (W.E. Henley).

unbowed

(ʌnˈbaʊd)
adj
1. not bowed or bent
2. free or unconquered

un•bowed

(ʌnˈbaʊd)

adj.
1. not bowed or bent.
2. not yielding, as to defeat; not subjugated.
[1325–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unbowed - erect in posture; "sit straight"; "stood defiantly with unbowed back"
erect, upright, vertical - upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright"
2.unbowed - not forced to bow down to a conquerorunbowed - not forced to bow down to a conqueror
undefeated - victorious; "undefeated in battle"; "an undefeated team"
Translations

unbowed

[ˈʌnˈbaʊd] ADJ with head unbowedcon la cabeza erguida

unbowed

adj (fig)ungebrochen; prideungebeugt; he was unbowed by misfortunesein Unglück hatte ihn nicht gebrochen or gebeugt; the army was defeated but unboweddas Heer war besiegt, sein Mut aber ungebrochen
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