unfulfilled


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unfulfilled

(ˌʌnfʊlˈfɪld)
adj
1. not completed or achieved: unfulfilled ambitions.
2. not having achieved one's potential or desires
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unfulfilled - of personsunfulfilled - of persons; marked by failure to realize full potentialities; "unfulfilled and uneasy men"; "unrealized dreams and ambitions"
unsuccessful - not successful; having failed or having an unfavorable outcome
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unfulfilled

[ˈʌnfʊlˈfɪld] ADJ
1. (= unrealized) [ambition, hope] → frustrado; [desire] → no hecho realidad; [promise] → no cumplido; [need] → insatisfecho; [potential] → sin desarrollar
2. (= dissatisfied) [person] → insatisfecho
to feel unfulfilledsentirse insatisfecho, no sentirse realizado

unfulfilled

[ˌʌnfʊlˈfɪld] adj
[desire, hope] → frustré(e); [ambition] → non réalisé(e); [prophecy] → non réalisé(e); [promise] → non tenu(e); [terms of contract] → non rempli(e)
[person] → frustré(e)
to feel unfulfilled → se sentir frustré(e), ne pas s'épanouir

unfulfilled

adjunerfüllt; person, lifeunausgefüllt; their potential is unfulfilledsie haben ihre Fähigkeiten nicht voll ausgenutzt; to have an unfulfilled desireschon immer den Wunsch gehabt haben

unfulfilled

[ˌʌnfʊlˈfɪld] adj
a. (ambition) → non realizzato/a; (prophecy) → che non si è avverato/a; (desire) → insoddisfatto/a; (promise) → non mantenuto/a; (terms of contract) → non rispettato/a
b. (person) → frustrato/a
References in classic literature ?
It was not despair; but it seemed to her as if life were passing by, leaving its promise broken and unfulfilled.
Should all the above business be seasonably got through with, he might attend the meeting of a charitable society; the very name of which, however, in the multiplicity of his benevolence, is quite forgotten; so that this engagement may pass unfulfilled, and no great harm done.
Her smile however changed to a sigh when she remembered that promise to Willoughby was yet unfulfilled, and feared she had that to communicate which might again unsettle the mind of Marianne, and ruin at least for a time this fair prospect of busy tranquillity.
He had unconsciously replied in terms that reminded her of the hard necessity which still remained unfulfilled -- the necessity of telling him the story of the past.
I do not believe that saying, because I believe another one to the effect that hell is paved with benevolence, which most people, the proverb being too deep for them, misinterpret as unfulfilled intentions.
The thought of a duty unfulfilled shook off his torpor, and he hurried from the abode of drunkenness.
Having been at home a week or two partaking of the family beans, he had used his leisure in ascertaining a fact which was of considerable importance to him, namely, that his mother had a small sum in guineas painfully saved from her maiden perquisites, and kept in the corner of a drawer where her baby-linen had reposed for the last twenty years--ever since her son David had taken to his feet, with a slight promise of bow-legs which had not been altogether unfulfilled.
My friends," says he, "I remember a duty unfulfilled yesterday.
The unexpected news of the French having crossed the Niemen was particularly startling after a month of unfulfilled expectations, and at a ball.
Together they groped in this difficult region, where the unfinished, the unfulfilled, the unwritten, the unreturned, came together in their ghostly way and wore the semblance of the complete and the satisfactory.
Yours, I trust, as the mistress of Lowick, will not leave any yearning unfulfilled.
Aided by this chart, the officers--or one of them--gets the treasure and brings it to England, leaving, we will suppose, some condition under which he received it unfulfilled.