Definition of defeatedly in US English:



  • See defeated

    • ‘To drive his point further home, Alan defeatedly looked at his watch and said, ‘I'd better get you home, Sweetheart.’’
    • ‘‘We're done for today,’ Zukiwsky says defeatedly into his walkie-talkie.’
    • ‘Shaking his head defeatedly, he gestured to the screen, ‘Apparently, he disappeared in Russia about a week ago when the family was visiting the country.’’
    • ‘‘I can't work like this - damn,’ she shrugged defeatedly.’
    • ‘Jamie sighed defeatedly, too miserable to continue, and Koda dug into his pockets.’