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  • adj. Alternative spelling of stillborn.

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Examples

  • Instead, doctors told her to treat the labour as a miscarriage, not a birth, and to expect her baby to be born with serious deformities or even to be still-born.

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  • Years ago, when I was living in New York, my miscarriage was still fresh in my mind and I was watching an Oprah program about the right (and necessity) of grieving over miscarriages and still-born babies.

    Joy in life or lack, thereof. « Mudpuddle

  • Spot: "The Compassion of Dr. Ron Paul" -- In a moving tale of a black man with a white wife in the South this pro-Ron Paul super PAC video explains how Paul intervened to help the wife deliver what ultimately was a still-born child, while other doctors and nurses refused to do so due to their interracial marriage.

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  • Twelve-year-old Fawziya Ammodi, died last fall, after three days of labor with her still-born baby.

    Yemen's Sacrificial Child Brides

  • She was born February 6, 1915 as a twin, but her brother was over 10 pounds and a still-born.

    Natalie Bencivenga: The Woman I Never Knew

  • So, when the poor guy was in the Navy, he got sunk and ruined his back; all but two of his children were still-born or died in infancy, and one of the survivors died young; and when he became POTUS, the poor guy was murdered.

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  • One would thus get around the question of fine tuning, which points strongly to intelligent design, by having a vast number of universes, most of them "still-born" (i.e. not supporting life and consciousness) but with a few allowing life to develop, including the cosmos we live in.

    Deepak Chopra: Hawking's Grand Book, But Where Is the Design? (Part 2)

  • Your favorite semi-legitimate Russian news outlet, Pravda.ru, is reporting that a sheep in Turkey gave birth to a still-born lamb with a human face.

    Sheep Births Abomination with Human Face | Manolith

  • It was the same look we witnessed in the eyes ofLenathe reindeer, struggling to get her still-born calf out of her.

    Reindeer Nights

  • The result is that war, terror and rejectionism are incentivised and any nascent Arab moderation is still-born.

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