AskDefine | Define cowed

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cowed adj : frightened into submission or compliance [syn: browbeaten, bullied, hangdog, intimidated]

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  1. Frightened into submission.



  1. past of cow

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

afraid, aghast, appalled, ashen, astounded, awed, awestricken, awestruck, blanched, chicken, chickenhearted, coward, cowardly, daunted, deadly pale, dismayed, fainthearted, fearful, frozen, funking, funky, gray with fear, henhearted, horrified, horror-struck, intimidated, lily-livered, milk-livered, milksoppish, milksoppy, mousy, overtimid, overtimorous, pale as death, pallid, panic-prone, panicky, paralyzed, petrified, pigeonhearted, rabbity, scared stiff, scared to death, sissified, sissy, soft, stunned, stupefied, terrified, terror-crazed, terror-haunted, terror-ridden, terror-riven, terror-shaken, terror-smitten, terror-struck, terror-troubled, timid, timorous, undone, unmanly, unmanned, unnerved, unstrung, weak, weak-kneed, weakhearted, white-livered, yellow
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