beleaguered

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adjective be·lea·guered \bi-ˈlē-gərd, bē-\

Definition of beleaguered

  1. :  suffering or being subjected to constant or repeated trouble or harassment an economically beleaguered city With its life-support system cut off, the beleaguered college has embarked on a tortuous campaign to keep going. — Lucinda Harper … as he evolved from conformist to opportunist to reformer to revolutionary to beleaguered leader. — Philip Taubman

1644

First Known Use of beleaguered

1644



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feeling or affected by lethargy

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