Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From F. défait, OF. desfait, p. p. ofe défaire, OF. desfaire, to undo; L. dis-, + facere, to do. See Feat Fact, and cf. Disfashion
It helped him someway to bear the sting of his defeat.
"A Spoil of Office" by Hamlin Garland
His forces were completely defeated, he himself made prisoner.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 9" by Various
But through the long years during which he maintained a hopeless struggle in Italy he was never defeated.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 1 of 8" by Various
Equally calm in success or in defeat, Turenne was always ready to prosecute the one, or to repair the other.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 2 of 8" by Various
He was defeated by the narrow majority of 128 against 107.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
The Spanish general, Boves, defeated him at La Puerta, and took a terrible vengeance on the patriots.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
As a matter of fact, he confessed utter defeat.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
In the second week of September the Constitution of Mounier was defeated by the union of these forces.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
The Turks were defeated and subjugated by the Tartars.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07" by Various
The Administration was embarrassed in its financial policy, but not defeated.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
And soon the rising moon, that lights
The eve of my defeat,
Shall see me sitting as of yore
By my old master's feet.
"The Old Chimaeras. Old Receipts" by Robert Louis Stevenson
But from where my heart is set
No message I get;
My heart all wakes and grieves;
Or luck, I must have my fill.
"Langue D'Oc" by Ezra Pound
All lost! but e'en defeat
Hath triumphs of her own,
Wrong's paean hath no note so sweet
As trampled Right's proud moan.
"Sentinel Songs" by Abram Joseph Ryan
And what is Art whereto we press
Through paint and prose and rhyme—
When Nature in her nakedness
Defeats us every time?
"The Benefactors" by Rudyard Kipling
For there the "Grecian madman" met
Darius, Persia's king:
That prince sustained a foul defeat:
The Greeks of victory sing.
"Enigma XXVI." by Elizabeth Hitchener
Oft did the battle seem severe,
Sometimes defeat seemed nigh,
But pride and love must persevere
When all our powers we try.
"My Room In Boyhood's Days" by Jared Barhite
A Horse That Enjoys the Spoils of Defeat.
Manhattan picked up its first postseason win since 2006 on Wednesday night, defeating Albany 89-79 in the opening round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament.
Local attorney Traci DiMezza won both the Republican and Conservative nominations for City Court judge Thursday in primary voting, defeating current Judge John N Clo and attorney Matthew E Trainor.
City Court candidate Traci DiMezza secured the Republican and the Conservative lines with solid primary victories Thursday night, defeating two other candidates.
The St Cloud State men's basketball team defeated Valley City State 80-74 Monday night to improve to 4-0 on the season.
Last week, the state Senate defeated by an 18-6 margin a motion to pull HB444—a hotly contested piece of legislation that would have legalized same-sex civil union s statewide—onto the floor for a full vote.
Rashad Evans defeated Phil Davis easily Saturday night at United Center.
The Midgets (2-0) defeated Clarksburg 37-0.
Phelps defeated Lochte in a side-by-side duel in the 200-meter individual medley.
This year's contest is a rematch of the 2010 special US Senate election, when Manchin defeated Raese.
The Defeat by the Cleat .
(AP) — Papa Clem won the Arkansas Derby, holding off Old Fashioned in the stretch to hand the one-time Kentucky Derby favorite his second straight defeat at Oaklawn Park.
Wilson Reis defeated Abel Cullum in September, winning the Bantamweight World Championship Belt in Showtime's recently disbanded Elite XC Mixed Martial Arts League.
They had defeated Tampa Bay the previous day for their third straight victory to improve to 6-3.
The Altoona Curve scored two runs off Adrian Rosario in the bottom of the ninth inning and defeated the Binghamton Mets in walk-off fashion by a 3-2 score on Monday afternoon at Peoples Natural Gas Field.
Figure (b) shows the weakly selfreinforcing case α = 0.5, corresponding to the reality map of Figure 1(b): in this case, the ob jective bias also converges to the ﬁxed point p = q = 1/2, albeit more slowly than in the self-defeating case of (a).
The Reality Game
This is true, for example, for the ob jective case q(p) = const and the self-defeating case q(p) = 1 − p. (See Table 1 and Figure 5(a)).
The Reality Game
To summarize, for self-defeating or purely ob jective reality maps γ = 1.
The Reality Game
For self-defeating or purely ob jective reality maps γ = 1.
The Reality Game
Filipenko M.L., Beilina A.G., Alekseyenko O.V., Dolgov V.V., Kudryavtseva N.N. Repeated experience of social defeats increases serotonin transporter and monoamine oxidase A mRNA levels in raphe nuclei of male mice.
Anxiety as a Factor in the Development of Autistic Spectrum Symptoms: an Experimental Study