Complete Definition of "stillborn"

English

Etymology
First attested w:1597|1597, from English still + born.

Adjective
stillborn

  1. Dead at birth (also in figurative sense, as of plan, plot, etc.)

#: "stillborn lamb"
#: "a stillborn plot of coup d'état"

  1. That has failed to attract an audience (as of a motion picture, music album, show, or electronic game)

#: "a stillborn movie"

See also
abortive
dead
unfruitful
unsuccessful

Translations

Dutch: doodgeboren
French: mort-né m, morte-née f
German: totgeboren
Greek: θνηÏÎ¹Î³ÎµÎ½Î®Ï (thnÄsigenÄs)
Italian: nato morto m, nata morta f
mid
Latin: natus mortuus m, nata mortua f, abortivus m, abortiva f
Norwegian: dødfødt
Serbian: mrtvoroÄen, mrtvoroÄenÄe
Slovene: mrtvorojen m, mrtvorojena f, mrtvorojeno n
Spanish: nato muerto m, nata muerta f
Swedish: dödfödd

Category:Death

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