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Definition of "deterred" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of deter. (verb)

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Use "deterred" in a sentence
  • "In turn, the United States will be deterred from the use of conventional forces in such a scenario."
  • "Nor was Palin deterred by the fact she had five kids at home, including an infant with special needs."
  • "As Alfred Nobel finally discerned, people are never deterred from the folly of war by the stark terror of it."