in defeat

Definition of in defeat

  1. :  having lost Even in defeat, he was a hero to those who loved the sport.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  destroy

    :  nullify

    :  frustrate

  1. :  frustration by nullification or by prevention of success

    :  destruction

    :  an overthrow especially of an army in battle

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