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stillborn Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective satellite failing to accomplish an intended result
    abortive; unsuccessful.
    • an abortive revolt
    • a stillborn plot to assassinate the President
  2. adjective satellite (of newborn infant) showing no signs of life at birth; not liveborn
    • a stillborn baby

Still"born` adjective
  1. Dead at the birth; as, a stillborn child.
  2. Fig.: Abortive; as, a stillborn poem. Swift.

Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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