Unbowed \Un*bowed"\, a. [Pref. un- not + bowed.] Not bent or arched; not bowed down. --Byron. [1913 Webster]

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  • unbowed — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not having submitted to pressure, demands, or accusations …   English terms dictionary

  • unbowed — [unboud′] adj. 1. not bowed or bent 2. not yielding or giving in; unsubdued …   English World dictionary

  • unbowed — adjective Date: 14th century 1. not bowed down 2. not subdued < bloodied but unbowed > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unbowed — /un bowd /, adj. 1. not bowed or bent. 2. not yielding or submitting, as to defeat; not subjugated: Even when their country was occupied, the people of Norway remained unbowed. [1325 75; ME; see UN 1 + BOWED] * * * …   Universalium

  • unbowed — un|bowed [ʌnˈbaud] adj [not before noun] not willing to give up or accept defeat used especially in news reports ▪ After the fight, Ali was bloody but unbowed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unbowed — un|bowed [ ʌn baud ] adjective FORMAL strong and determined despite criticism or threats: He remained unbowed despite hostile reviews …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unbowed — UK [ʌnˈbaʊd] / US adjective formal strong and determined despite criticism or threats He remained unbowed despite hostile reviews. • See: bloody II …   English dictionary

  • unbowed — adjective 1. erect in posture sit straight stood defiantly with unbowed back • Syn: ↑straight, ↑unbent • Similar to: ↑erect, ↑vertical, ↑upright …   Useful english dictionary

  • unbowed — adjective a) Not bowed; erect or upright. b) Not subdued …   Wiktionary

  • unbowed — Synonyms and related words: arrowlike, dead straight, direct, even, flat, horizontal, in a line, level, lineal, linear, rectilineal, rectilinear, right, ruler straight, smooth, straight, straight cut, straight front, straight side, streamlined,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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