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See definition of browbeaten on Dictionary.com
  • as inbroken
  • as inhangdog
  • as inhenpecked
  • as inintimidated
  • as intimid

synonyms for browbeaten

  • beaten
  • crippled
  • crushed
  • defeated
  • demoralized
  • depressed
  • discouraged
  • disheartened
  • humbled
  • oppressed
  • overpowered
  • subdued
  • tamed
  • vanquished
  • heartsick

antonyms for browbeaten

MOST RELEVANT
  • encouraged
  • OK
  • complete
  • connected
  • continuous
  • fixed
  • flowing
  • happy
  • kept
  • satisfied
  • unbroken
  • uplifted
  • whole
  • working
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        How to use browbeaten in a sentence

        Bentham shrank from the world in which he was easily browbeaten to the study in which he could reign supreme.
        THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
        This was child's play to Mr. Chambers, who had browbeaten and overpowered even the directors of great corporations.
        TO HIM THAT HATHLEROY SCOTT
        He was not of the type that submits to being manhandled and browbeaten into purchasing cast-off garments.
        THE SUBSTITUTE PRISONERMAX MARCIN
        Unwilling to be browbeaten on the threshold of my own door, I determined to say something ere I returned to my place.
        THE CHAINBEARERJ. FENIMORE COOPER
        M. Necker, whose characteristic is the want of firmness, was browbeaten and intimidated, and the King shaken.
        THE DOMESTIC LIFE OF THOMAS JEFFERSON COMPILED FROM FAMILY LETTERS AND REMINISCENCESSARAH N. RANDOLPH
        Shall we, who fear not Indra even, be threatened and browbeaten by the weak sons of Pandu?
        INDIAN MYTH AND LEGENDDONALD ALEXANDER MACKENZIE
        The trooper was a dark, smart, dapper young fellow, of a type not easily browbeaten or subdued.
        STINGAREEE. W. (ERNEST WILLIAM) HORNUNG
        Do you think a girl will submit to that meekly—to be browbeaten, abused, endangered as I have been!
        THE LADY AND THE PIRATEEMERSON HOUGH
        He had been browbeaten by Phineas Finn, simply because Phineas had been able to retreat within those happy doors.
        PHINEAS REDUXANTHONY TROLLOPE
        He despised himself for it; but all the while, in a shifting, browbeaten way, he was seeking for an excuse to capitulate.
        HIDDEN WATERDANE COOLIDGE
        SYNONYM OF THE DAY
        OCTOBER 26, 1985
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        capacitor

        WORDS RELATED TO BROWBEATEN

        • beaten
        • browbeaten
        • crippled
        • crushed
        • defeated
        • demoralized
        • depressed
        • discouraged
        • disheartened
        • heartsick
        • humbled
        • oppressed
        • overpowered
        • subdued
        • tamed
        • vanquished
        Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.