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unbowed

[ uhn-boud ]
/ ʌnˈbaʊd /
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adjective
not bowed or bent.
not yielding or submitting, as to defeat; not subjugated: Even when their country was occupied, the people of Norway remained unbowed.
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Origin of unbowed

1325–75; Middle English; see un-1 + bow1 + -ed2
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British Dictionary definitions for unbowed

unbowed
/ (ʌnˈbaʊd) /

adjective
not bowed or bent
free or unconquered
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