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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.
Just as depressing is the number of babies who are stillborn - born without signs of life.
NORTH EAST MP SHARON HODGSON MOVED THE HOUSE OF COMMONS TO TEARS AS SHE SPOKE ABOUT HER STILLBORN DAUGHTER, WHO WOULD HAVE CELEBRATED HER 20TH BIRTHDAY THIS YEAR.
MPs were debating the Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration Etc) Bill, which includes introducing formal recording for a stillborn child born before 24 weeks' gestation and gives coroners the power to investigate late-stage stillbirths.
Summary: Faridabad (Haryana) [India], Jan 11 (ANI): A woman at Faridabad's Asian Hospital has died allegedly due to complications after giving birth to a stillborn.
THE final death toll for the Grenfell Tower blaze has been confirmed at 70 people and a stillborn baby.
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists found 1,136 babies were stillborn or died within days in 2015.
OLD baby gorilla has been named after the stillborn daughter of one of the keepers at her zoo.
GRIEVING beauty queen Krisina Jagpal and fiance Eli Coley have spoken for the first time about losing their baby girl Ah'rielle, who was stillborn at 31 weeks.
The increased number of stranded stillborn and juvenile dolphins found in the Gulf of Mexico from 2010 to 2013 were likely caused by chronic illnesses in mothers who were exposed to oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill, scientists said today.
Quarmby Spiritualist Church used the money to buy a 'cuddle cot', a refrigerated cot which allows bereaved parents to spend time with their stillborn babies.