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beaten

adjective beat·en \ˈbē-tən\

: formed into a desired shape by being hit with a hammer

of a path, trail, etc. : made smooth : walked on by many people

: having lost all hope or spirit

Full Definition of BEATEN

1
:  hammered into a desired shape <beaten gold>
2
:  much trodden and worn smooth; also :  familiar <a beaten path>
3
:  being in a state of exhaustion :  exhausted

Examples of BEATEN

  1. <felt beaten after three months of 90-hour workweeks>

First Known Use of BEATEN

13th century

Rhymes with BEATEN

BEATEN Defined for Kids

beaten

adjective beat·en \ˈbē-tən\

Definition of BEATEN for Kids

1
:  worn smooth by passing feet <a beaten path>
2
:  having lost all hope or spirit <Unable to find a job, she felt beaten.>

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