unwished


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un·wish

 (ŭn-wĭsh′)
tr.v. un·wished, un·wish·ing, un·wish·es
1. To retract a wish for.
2. Obsolete To wish out of existence.

unwished

(ʌnˈwɪʃt)
adj
not desired; unwelcome
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unwished - not welcomeunwished - not welcome; "unwelcome publicity"  
unwanted - not wanted; not needed; "tried to give away unwanted kittens"
References in classic literature ?
He felt in the family assembled there a hideous resentment against those poor atoms who had come into the world unwished for; and he had a suspicion that if he did not speak firmly an `accident' would occur.
So will I grow, so live, so die, my lord , Ere I will yield my virgin patent up Unto his lordship, whose unwished yoke My soul consents not to give sovereignty .
After three hundred pages of "wishes can't be unwished," this takes a leap of faith, even for fairy-tale fans.
In order to remove these unwished frequencies, and to provide at the same time an accurate current reading, we employed a high side active current to voltage converter and passive low pass filter.
''It's a very fine line between getting it right and doing an unwished for 'Life of Brian,''' Bale said, adding that the Monty Python classic's chipper tune, ''Always Look on the Bright Side of Life,'' played in his mind often on set.
In addition, unwished side effects cannot be excluded.
For the average Turk it is natural for them that their country has a clear Turkish identity and the righteous owner of the country are the Turks, because they have fought for every inch of the country, while the Kurds, a kind of unwished plague, should vanish or in the best case adjust themselves (assimilate) to the conditions.
Motherhood and matrimony no longer signal legally protected, powerful unofficial influence; they register either unavoidable, unwished death to offspring or unwelcome power to monstrous children like Richard.
He had been with the Houftons at Sittingbourne for a British breeding festival the night when, back at home track Nottingham, Toupe Joe completed their unwished vomiting/inquiry treble.