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defeated adj
1 beaten or overcome; not victorious; "the defeated enemy" [ant: undefeated]
2 disappointingly unsuccessful; "disappointed expectations and thwarted ambitions"; "their foiled attempt to capture Calais"; "many frustrated poets end as pipe-smoking teachers"; "his best efforts were thwarted" [syn: disappointed, discomfited, foiled, frustrated, thwarted] n : people who are defeated; "the Romans had no pity for the defeated" [syn: discomfited]

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  1. past of defeat

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