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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.
A GRIEVING mum has claimed her baby was stillborn due to a shortage of NHS staff at the weekend.
BABIES born in NHS hospitals at weekends are more likely to be stillborn or die in the first week of life than those delivered Monday to Friday, research suggests.
After the episode aired on Tuesday night, Thakrar tweeted 'Zaair', the name of her character's baby, and encouraged other grieving parents to tweet the name of their stillborn baby using the hashtag #SayTheirName .
Police in Paphos have received a complaint from the family of newborn twins -- both boys -- one of whom was stillborn when delivered at Paphos general hospital, saying doctors never told the mother she was expecting two babies.
Those born in the poorest areas of the UK are also more than 50% more likely to be stillborn or die within the first four weeks after birth than those in more affluent areas, research led by the University of Leicester found.
FOUR-YEAR-OLD Serena Kilcullen has swum a mammoth half a mile in memory of her stillborn brother.
CELTIC star Kris Commons and his partner Lisa Hague yesterday told how supporting the parents of stillborn babies had helped them come to terms with the loss of their daughter.
Contract award: rescue and transport police custody taken or impounded bodies, body parts and body stillborn fruit.
According to figures from the Office for National Statistics, the number of babies delivered stillborn bucked the trend by going up from 0.
Copies of the Stillborn comic book will be available and the opportunity to pledge towards the Kickstarter project, plus the chance to speak with Phillip about his work.