What does embattled mean?

Definitions for embattled
ɛmˈbæt ldem·bat·tled

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. embattled(adj)

    prepared for battle

    "an embattled city"

  2. embattled, battlemented, castled, castellated(adj)

    having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement

    "a crenelated molding"

Wiktionary

  1. embattled(Adjective)

    Subject to or troubled by battles, controversy or debates.

  2. embattled(Adjective)

    Prepared or armed for battle.

  3. embattled(Adjective)

    Of a wall, fortress, etc., having battlements or crenellations.

  4. embattled(Adjective)

    Drawn with a line of alternating square indentations and extensions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Embattled

    of Embattle

  2. Embattled(adj)

    having indentations like a battlement

  3. Embattled(adj)

    having the edge broken like battlements; -- said of a bearing such as a fess, bend, or the like

  4. Embattled(adj)

    having been the place of battle; as, an embattled plain or field

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of embattled in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of embattled in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of embattled in a Sentence

  1. Abraham Morgentaler:

    Dr. Abraham Morgentaler speaking about his book on the CBS morning show a year or so ago. "Men feel embattled, they feel like they can't get it right

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    By the rude bridge that arched the flood,Their flag to April's breeze unfurled,Here once the embattled farmers stood,And fired the shot heard round the world.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    We have a great opportunity coming out of some great conflict and tragedy to really transform how we think about community law enforcement relations so that everybody feels safer and our law enforcement officers feel -- rather than being embattled -- feel fully supported. We need to seize that opportunity.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    The moment is now for us to make these changes, we have a great opportunity coming out of some great conflict and tragedy to really transform how we think about community law enforcement relations so that everybody feels safer and our law enforcement officers feel -- rather than being embattled -- feel fully supported. We need to seize that opportunity.

  5. Venezuela Pompeo:

    So whether its Iranian forces, or Chinese or Cubans, the President Donald Trump administration position is that they all need to cease having an impact in supporting embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and allowing the Venezuelan people not only to get their democracy back but give them an opportunity to rebuild this country that has tremendous wealth.

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Translations for embattled

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  • umkämpftGerman
  • contesté, encerclé, prêt pour la bataille, toujours en difficultés, armé, crénaux d'une murailleFrench
  • omstreden, gevechtsklaar, voortdurend in moeilijkheden, omsingeld, bewapendDutch
  • înarmațiRomanian
  • omstriddSwedish

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