Definition of unbowed
1 : not bowed down
2 : not subdued bloodied but unbowed
Examples of unbowed in a Sentence
He was unbowed by failure.
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In 1996 he was sentenced to three years in a labour camp, emerging unbowed to go on writing about politics at his usual terrific rate.
Miguel Pizarro, an opposition lawmaker representing the working-class district of Petare in Caracas who was next to the boy who died, said demonstrators are unbowed.
But the Hornets were overmatched on The Farm, buffaloed and battered but not unbowed.
Yet Pittsburgh beat the Ottawa Senators in double overtime in Game 7 and Nashville eliminated the Anaheim Ducks in six to reach the Cup Final battered, bruised and unbowed after overcoming a bevy of injuries.
The graduates at Wellesley, Mrs. Clinton’s alma mater, cheered her thunderously and treated her like a returning hero — if not one who had conquered, at least one who in their eyes remained unbowed.
Mondy’s story is not simply a case study of how an offender who drifts in and out of already-strained punishment and treatment systems can end up back at school, unbowed and unchanged.
But the fight also extended to the unbowed way musicians comported themselves.
Beaten but unbowed, Democrats insisted Republicans will pay at election time for repealing major provisions of the law.
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Definition of unbowed for English Language Learners
: not defeated or willing to admit defeat
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