American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Not yet born: an unborn child.
- adj. Not yet appeared; future: unborn inventions.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not born; not brought into life; not yet existing.
- adj. not yet born; yet to come; future.
- adj. not yet delivered; still existing in the mother's womb.
- adj. existing without birth or beginning.
- n. countable A single unborn offspring at any stage of gestation.
- n. uncountable Unborn offspring collectively.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Not born; not yet brought into life; being still to appear; future.
- adj. not yet brought into existence
- un- + born (Wiktionary)
“We use the term unborn child because that is what it is ... a child.”
“How someone views the "status" of the unborn is the driving factor as to what position they take regarding abortion.”
“Bishop Chaput's position that the killing of the unborn is a "non-negotiable" issue, which caused him to remind his audiences that Kerry supports abortion rights and Bush doesn't, unfortunately does not extend to capital punishment, which the Catholic Church also opposes.”
“This false morality seems to stop once an unborn is born.”
“Killing the unborn is never in the interest of the God of creation.”
“First, it assumes that the unborn is not a moral subject, for if the unborn is”
“Second, the current regime — the Roe v. Wade framework — tells us that the unborn is not a member of the human community and that it is wrong for citizens to try to protect the unborn.”
“Reps are not trying to dictate your healthcare, we do not want dems having govt dictate that the unborn is expendable via Obama reform healthcare bill.”
“Bob, Johnsonville, now made with discarded fetuses, wurst says: glamourdammerung saysIn this case, they think “alive” means “unborn” and nothing else. unborn is the opposite of undead.”
“Is the public now to assume that Teds stance on killing of unborn is ok all of a sudden?”
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By Michael Peter Smith
The Dutchman's not the kind of man
To keep his thumb jammed in the dam
That holds his dreams in
But that's a secret only Margaret knows
O sad small language how I fail thee.
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