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adjective as in undefeated

adjective as in not bent

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No matter: Christman and her conservative sisters remain unbowed and eager to plow ahead.

Then Hezbollah fought them to a draw, emerging bloodied but unbowed, and with more credibility than ever.

“Unbowed, undaunted, defiant, and committed are the words that shout out when looking at these remarkable photographs,” he wrote.

Roy was unbowed and responded, “Pity the nation that has to silence its writers for speaking their minds.”

Though unsuccessful in her first foray into national politics, unbowed, Palin has shown more mettle at times than President Obama.

If the Colonel were no longer with him, still his head was bloody but unbowed—and he would fight on to the end.

It is the breakdown of this regime or the rise of new and as yet unbowed adversaries that leads to the reactive use of force.

His brow was unwrinkled, his piercing eye undimmed, and his tall figure majestic and unbowed.

The Allies' heads were "bloody but unbowed," and they were still the masters of their fate.

He knew a poem by a man who wrote, "My head is bloody but unbowed."


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unbowed, such as: determined, resisting, resolved, stubborn, triumphant, and unyielding.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.