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Related to unlived: unlivable, unloved, Unlife


tr.v. un·lived, un·liv·ing, un·lives
To undo the effects of; annul.
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Succumbing to an influence they never realised, they were merely dupes of the instinct that possessed them, and life slipped through their fingers unlived.
Then Wingrave stopped short for he felt stirring within him all the long repressed madness of his unlived manhood.
Why did that fool allow himself to die of hunger with sixty years of unlived life before him?
By 1960 the cottage had become derelict and unlived in but again became a home again through The Greiner Family's restorative work in the 1970's.
In another poignant moment, Nightingale writes, "Is the unlived life a mere fantasy.
The Cuban Missile Crisis, the assassination of JFK, the Beatles (from my parents' hometown of Liverpool), the Vietnam War and the election of LBJ, the horrors of the race riots of 1965, the rise of the antiwar movement, the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy--all that was still unlived.
Priming emotion concepts and helping behavior: How unlived emotions can influence action.
Those days unlived are reality's blank canvas, and you are the only creator.
And truthfully, uncompleted projects like our unlived lives are probably more interesting to us than our lived lives, which, as Adam Phillips writes, "might become a protracted mourning for, or an endless tantrum about, the lives we were unable to live" (xii).
As an old man abandoning a routine, unlived life to recapture the bygone age of chivalry through adventures associated with young heroes, Don Quixote makes several returns home.
Maya Angelou, the wise writer, bequeathed us this philosophy: "History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, however, if faced with courage, need not be lived again.
One of his favorite sayings is "a life untested is a life unlived.