unfed


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unfed

(ʌnˈfɛd)
adj
not fed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unfed - not fedunfed - not fed        
malnourished - not being provided with adequate nourishment
2.unfed - not given supportunfed - not given support; "a grudge that remained unfed"
unfueled - not provided with fuel
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When the dole was ended, laughingly she said, Master, of a million mouths, is not one unfed?" Laughing, Shiv made answer, "All have had their part, Even he, the little one, hidden 'neath thy heart." From her breast she plucked it, Parbati the thief, Saw the Least of Little Things gnawed a new-grown leaf!
It was youth daring Fate, without show or bravado or fear; rolling the honey under his tongue and drawing in its sweetness; youth, that lives for the moment, that can be blind to the threatening future, that can forget the mean past; youth slipping along with some chewing-gum between his teeth and a warm sensation in his stew-crammed stomach, whistling, dreaming, happy; youth, that can, without premeditation, remain away from home and leave udders untapped and pigs unfed; sublime enigma; angering bit of irresponsibility to the Martins of a fiercely practical world.
"I might as well be at Rome; she would be no farther from me." But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
In the meantime the fire remained unbuilt, the camp half pitched, and the dogs unfed.
They shall pay me twice over for my crops untilled and my buffaloes unfed. I will have a great justice."
Some patients went unfed. When help was available staff spoon-fed food into people's mouths without even a kind word.
Biochemical analysis of experimentally unfed seed mussels showed they preferentially depleted glycogen reserves versus lipid and protein during short periods of starvation ([less than or equal to]8 days).
Also patients were being left unfed and unwashed and the elderly were treated without respect and dignity.
However, Ms Rutter's biggest fear is that an uncared for and unfed animal could revert to its most basic instinct.
School dinners are shipped in from an outside company so, if they cannot reach the school, some pupils would go unfed. Please have a bit of consideration for a group of people who work very hard and have all our children's interests at heart.
Rothman's team speculates in the April 18 Current Biology that the protein encoded by the gene keeps cell growth and division in check in young, unfed worms.