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Definition of Defied

Defied

  1. of Defy

Defied Quotations

Language pedants hew to an oral tradition of shibboleths that have no basis in logic or style, that have been defied by great writers for centuries, and that have been disavowed by every thoughtful usage manual.
Steven Pinker

I've jumped out of an airplane 34 times. I've dove 212 feet under water. I've done a lot of things that defied death.
Jesse Ventura

There have been, in recent years, many Asian American pioneers in the public eye who've defied the condescendingly complimentary 'model minority' stereotype: actors like Lucy Liu, artists like Maya Lin, moguls like Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh. They are known, often admired.
Eric Liu

In the 1980s, the U.S. Army invaded two Caribbean countries, Grenada and Panama, to depose leaders who had defied Washington.
Stephen Kinzer

I defied nothing at all. I ignored the law because I didn't know it existed. It didn't occur to me that anyone would want to curb my inspiration.
Margaret Anderson
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Defied Translations

defied in German is trotzte, herausgefordert, getrotzt
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