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  1. not bowed or bent.
  2. not yielding or submitting, as to defeat; not subjugated: Even when their country was occupied, the people of Norway remained unbowed.

Origin of unbowed

1325–75; Middle English; see un-1 + bowed
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  1. not bowed or bent
  2. free or unconquered
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