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unbowed

[uhn-boud] /ʌnˈbaʊd/
adjective
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.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English; see un-1 + bowed
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  • To watch the world's vain phantasies go by with unbowed head.
  • The last two presidential elections have left pollsters somewhat bloodied but unbowed.
  • Defenders of such exclusive gene patents remain unbowed by criticism.
  • Its staff will fight on, unbowed and unafraid, with the courage to which you have become accustomed.
  • He is not one of those brutal wits, bloodied but unbowed, who destroy themselves when they destroy others.
  • She remained unbowed and often tried to deflect controversy with a raised eyebrow or an ironic smile.
  • And for better or worse, they weathered the storm and emerged unbowed.
British Dictionary definitions for unbowed

unbowed

/ʌnˈbaʊd/
adjective
1.
not bowed or bent
2.
free or unconquered
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