Definitions for put-upon
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word put-upon
exploited, ill-used, put-upon, used, victimized, victimised(adj)
of persons; taken advantage of
"after going out of his way to help his friend get the job he felt not appreciated but used"
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Trial. A formal inquiry designed to prove and put upon record the blameless characters of judges, advocates and jurors.
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
There has been in recent years excessive emphasis on a citizen's rights and inadequate stress put upon his duties and responsibilities.
Nothing of importance is ever achieved without discipline. I feel myself sometimes not wholly in sympathy with some modern educational theorists, because I think that they underestimate the part that discipline plays. But the discipline you have in your life should be one determined by your own desires and your own needs, not put upon you by society or authority.
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