unnurtured

unnurtured

(ʌnˈnɜːtʃəd)
adj
not nurtured
References in classic literature ?
Such colloquies have occupied many a pair of pale-faced weavers, whose unnurtured souls have been like young winged things, fluttering forsaken in the twilight.
The summons of the unnurtured squatter brought an immediate accession to their party.
And not surprisingly, with musical beauty and truth suppressed in the liturgy, an unnurtured faith has dwindled and our churches have emptied.
Equally watching the Olympics elicited sighs of regret from my partner who recalled her aptitude for all sorts of sports in school, most of which went largely unnurtured by the teaching staff who failed to emphasis how that type of talent could have been her springboard onto a completely different career path altogether.
It's just because it was ignored for so long and unnurtured.
Whenever we feel unloved or unnurtured, whenever our needs are not met, we automatically shift into the more primal part of our brain.
As articulated in a pejorative sense by Joan Lidoff, "the pervasive psychic configuration of this novel's world" is one "where inadequate nurture and support lead to undeveloped self-esteem and a consequent inability to love or to work" so that "the heroine remains fixed in passive dependency and the hungers of the unnurtured childhood state.