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Definitions of besieged

  1.   of Besiege
  2.   surrounded by hostile forces; " the besieged town"

Antonyms for besieged

unenclosed.

Quotes of besieged

  1. When their city was occupied by the Gauls, and the Romans, who were besieged in the Capitol, had made military engines from the hair of the women, they dedicated a temple to the Bald Venus. – Lactantius

Usage examples for besieged

  1. Then, here at home, they worked me up to it; mamma and Henri besieged me; I was bored to death about it all day long. ” – Renée Mauperin by Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt
  2. Children besieged their parents with breathless questions, and repeated to each other in awe- struck whispers what they had heard. ” – Dawn by Eleanor H. Porter
  3. “ Urquiza joined his forces to theirs and besieged the town. ” – The South American Republics Part I of II by Thomas C. Dawson
  4. The thought that they were actually nearing the besieged camp made them eager and impatient to come within striking distance of their foes, and they raced on at a desperate pace. ” – White Otter by Elmer Russell Gregor
  5. He continued to be besieged and worried, and to have his time cut to pieces; till at last he wrote to a friend: You can have no conception how I am harassed. ” – Benjamin Franklin by John Torrey Morse, Jr.