under the control or rule of another person, government, country, etc.:On becoming King of all Ireland, Brian was given the name Boru, or “Brian of the Tribes,” and he collected tributes from all the subjected clans.
exposed to or undergoing something by necessity:I choose to sing only when I'm alone, because I am generally so off-key that any subjected listeners will ask me to immediately cease and desist.
involved in or undergoing a medical, surgical, or psychological treatment or experiment:The subjected children were 383 boys and 378 girls, all between five and seven years of age.After receiving the gene editing treatment, the subjected mice were less likely to seek out cocaine.
the simple past tense and past participle of subject.
- sub·ject·ed·ly, adverb
- sub·ject·ed·ness, noun
- non·sub·ject·ed, adjective
- un·sub·ject·ed, adjective
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How to use subjected in a sentence
Back in March, CBS News was the first national broadcast television network to announce internally that some employees had tested positive for the novel coronavirus with an email including an all-caps “URGENT” subject line.Despite precautions, CBS headquarters reports 15 coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge | Jeremy Barr | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
His pursuit of an interview with his enigmatic subject was rebuffed.‘The Woman Who Stole Vermeer’ revisits the strange tale of a British heiress who became a notorious art thief | Katharine Weber | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
Whatever the case, “Rome Is Burning” is a lucid analysis of Nero and the Great Fire, enhanced by Barrett’s clear, engaging style, his obvious love of his subject, and an extensive selection of maps, schematics and photographs.
Violations of the mask order are considered a class 1 misdemeanor and are subject to jail time and fines of as much as $2,500.Virginia’s coronavirus numbers are rising. Here’s what you need to know. | Antonio Olivo | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
Ranging from 23 to 27, the members of BTS are subject to South Korean law, which says they must enlist for compulsory military service before turning 28.For fans of BTS, the only thing better than the group is each other | Marian Liu | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
Whatever the excuse, in 2008 we were all subjected to Celebrity Apprentice.Donald Trump Fires Woman For Not Calling Bill Cosby | Jack Holmes, The Daily Beast Video | January 5, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Jordan also banned it, and Malaysia, Egypt, and Indonesia subjected it to their censorship boards.When Countries Lose Their Shit Over American Movies | Asawin Suebsaeng | December 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Matthew Fenner claims members of the North Carolina-based The Word of Faith Fellowship subjected him to a brutal attack.
Zubaydah and two other detainees were subsequently waterboarded, and subjected to other methods including sleep deprivation.CIA Interrogation Chief: ‘Rectal Feeding,’ Broken Limbs Are News to Me | Kimberly Dozier | December 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
At least five detainees were subjected to “rectal feeding” or “rectal hydration,” without any documented medical need.The Most Gruesome Moments in the CIA ‘Torture Report’ | Shane Harris, Tim Mak | December 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The rest is easy, though you may be subjected to some slight discomfort between this and Grenoble.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
These and the Sunday running vehicles we subjected to scrutiny during the following week.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
It is difficult to understand how they are formed or preserved on a surface which is evidently subjected to rainfalls.Outlines of the Earth's History | Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
As the fillers are usually dry they must be moistened before casing or subjected to a very strong pressure.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
There are, however, certain parts of the earth which are particularly subjected to lightning flashes.Outlines of the Earth's History | Nathaniel Southgate Shaler