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 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).
An old, inherited bed becomes a ship: "If I lie in it, I am cribbed in seasoned deal/ Dry as the unkindled boards of a funeral ship.