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still·born

 (stĭl′bôrn′)
adj.
1. Dead at birth.
2. Failing before or at the very beginning or inception; abortive: a stillborn plot to assassinate the president.

stillborn

(ˈstɪlˌbɔːn)
adj
1. (Pathology) (of a fetus) dead at birth
2. (of an idea, plan, etc) fruitless; abortive; unsuccessful
n
(Pathology) a stillborn fetus or baby

still•born

(ˈstɪlˌbɔrn)

adj.
1. dead when born.
2. ineffectual from the beginning; abortive; fruitless.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stillborn - failing to accomplish an intended resultstillborn - failing to accomplish an intended result; "an abortive revolt"; "a stillborn plot to assassinate the President"
unfruitful - not fruitful; not conducive to abundant production
2.stillborn - (of newborn infant) showing no signs of life at birth; not liveborn; "a stillborn baby"
dead - no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin"
Translations
مَولود ميْتاً
mrtvě narozený
dødfødt
halva született
andvana fæddur
mŕtvo narodený

stillborn

[ˈstɪlˌbɔːn] ADJ
1. (Med) → nacido muerto
the child was stillbornel niño nació muerto
2. (fig) → fracasado, malogrado

stillborn

[ˈstɪlbɔːrn] adj [baby] → mort-né(e)still life n [still lifes] (pl) → nature f morte

stillborn

[ˈstɪlˌbɔːn] adjnato/a morto/a

still1

(stil) adjective
1. without movement or noise. The city seems very still in the early morning; Please stand/sit/keep/hold still while I brush your hair!; still (= calm) water/weather.
2. (of drinks) not fizzy. still orange juice.
noun
a photograph selected from a cinema film. The magazine contained some stills from the new film.
ˈstillness noun
ˈstillborn adjective
dead when born. a stillborn baby.

still·born

a. mortinato-a, muerto-a al nacer.

stillborn

adj mortinato (form), nacido muerto
References in classic literature ?
We are stillborn, and for generations past have been begotten, not by living fathers, and that suits us better and better.
There is no problem in a stillborn babe, nor in a dead child.
Grieving parents of stillborn babies will no longer have to pay to bury their child if councillors agree to proposals to be discussed next week.
While the baby was stillborn, the mother is said to be out of danger.
Diabetic women are more than four times more likely to have a stillborn baby than women without the condition, researchers from the University of Glasgow said.
A young couple whose beloved baby son was stillborn on Boxing Day are raising funds for two charities.
A woman in India-held Kashmir, who was denied admission into a hospital in Srinagar, gave birth to a stillborn on Thursday.
Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights on Thursday unveiled Jane's Room, a quiet, private space designed for families who suffer stillborn, miscarriage or newborn death in the hospital.
It was narrated by Amanda Holden, whose son Theo was stillborn in 2011.
The sensitively-told film, narrated by Amanda Holden, whose son, Theo, was stillborn, follows the stories of three couples' experiences of losing a child before birth.
The sensitively-told film, narrated by Amanda Holden, whose son Theo was stillborn, follows the stories of three couples' experiences of losing a child before birth.
Kind-hearted Charlotte now hopes to raise vital funds for a bereavement suite within the Wishaw hospital's maternity unit to give families of stillborn babies the chance to grieve and say goodbye.