|1.||[ noun ] people who are defeated|
"the Romans had no pity for the defeated"
|2.||[ adjective ] disappointingly unsuccessful|
|Synonyms:||disappointed frustrated thwarted foiled defeated|
"disappointed expectations and thwarted ambitions" "their foiled attempt to capture Calais" "many frustrated poets end as pipe-smoking teachers" "his best efforts were thwarted"
|3.||[ adjective ] caused to feel self-conscious and uncomfortable|
"was discomfited by the personal questions" "the child felt embarrassed by the attention of the adults"