Definition of Challenged

1. Verb. (past of challenge) ¹



2. Adjective. Lacking some physical or mental attribute or skill; used after adverbs to make politically correct adjectives. ¹

3. Adjective. Used following adverbs to make jocular adjectives in imitation of and mocking politically correct adjectives of this kind, as "''X''-challenged" = "lacking ''X''". ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Challenged

1. challenge [v] - See also: challenge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Challenged

chalkstone
chalkstones
chalky
challa
challacolloite
challacolloites
challah
challahs
challan
challaned
challans
challas
challenge
challenge diet
challengeable
challenged (current term)
challenger
challengers
challenges
challenging
challengingly
challie
challies
challis
challises
challot
challoth
chally
chalone
chalones

Literary usage of Challenged

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1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1826)
"Thomat Bristow, coachmaker, challenged by the prisoner. Samuel Granger, lighterman ... John Butting, gentleman and tailor, challenged by the Crown. ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Common Pleas and by John Bayly Moore, Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber (1830)
"Although Lord Coke says ' • that the four knights electors of the grand assize are not to be challenged, for that, in law, they are Judges to that purpose, ..."

3. The Spanish Story of the Armada, and Other Essays by James Anthony Froude (1899)
"Spain was the land of chivalry ; knights challenged each other to tilt in the lists ; enthusiastic saints challenged one another to feats of penance, ..."

4. Commentaries on the Law of Municipal Corporations by John Forrest Dillon (1911)
"Mayo, 109 Mass. sanee when challenged in court it 565; St. Paul v. Smith, 27 Minn. 364; would seem to be sufficient to show St. Louis v. Howard, 119 Mo. ..."

5. Lux Mundi: A Series of Studies in the Religion of the Incarnation by Charles Gore (1890)
"Why then is this Christian idea of God challenged in our day 1 Have we outgrown the Christian idea of God, so that it cannot claim and absorb the new truths ..."

6. Progressive Men, Women, and Movements of the Past Twenty-five Years by Benjamin Orange Flower (1914)
"THE RISE AND RAPID GROWTH OF CHRISTIAN SCIENCE • The Heart-Hunger of the Age—Mrs. Eddy's Bold Stand—How It challenged Conventional Orthodoxy and Popular ..."

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