The losing team left the field bloody but unbowed .
He remains bloody but unbowed , ie He has suffered but not submitted.
His head is bloody, but unbowed.
He fought on, broken - bladed but unbowed.
And yet Dr Kochi remains unbowed.
1. erect in posture;
"behind him sat old man Arthur; he was straight with something angry in his attitude"
"stood defiantly with unbowed back"
2. not forced to bow down to a conqueror