Synonyms of besieged


1. besiege, beleaguer, surround, hem in, circumvent, attack, assail

usage: surround so as to force to give up; "The Turks besieged Vienna"

2. besiege, distress

usage: cause to feel distressed or worried; "She was besieged by so many problems that she got discouraged"

3. besiege, importune, insist

usage: harass, as with questions or requests; "The press photographers besieged the movie star"


1. besieged, enclosed (vs. unenclosed)

usage: surrounded by hostile forces; "the besieged town"

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