unkindled


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unkindled

(ʌnˈkɪndld)
adj
1. not set alight or made to burn or shine
2. literary not aroused, made lively, or excited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unkindled - not set afireunkindled - not set afire        
unlighted, unlit - not set afire or burning; "the table was bare, the candles unlighted"; "held an unlit cigarette"
References in classic literature ?
After lighting with his own hands the faggots which were heaped upon the hearth, old John withdrew to hold grave council with his cook, touching the stranger's entertainment; while the guest himself, seeing small comfort in the yet unkindled wood, opened a lattice in the distant window, and basked in a sickly gleam of cold March sun.
The Count mentions that he is a fire worshipper, and that Daphne looks "like a flower that will melt" (171)--a thinly veiled metaphor about the sexual spark within her beauty that is as yet unkindled.
The speaker imagines her soul soaring through space, past planets, stars, and finally "To the dread confines of eternal night, / To solitudes of vast unpeopled space, / The deserts of creation, wide and wild; / Where embryo systems and unkindled suns / Sleep in the womb of chaos" (1994, 93-97).