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- adj. Lacking fulfillment; marked by a feeling of failure to achieve goals or desires.
- adj. Not yet provided as promised, particularly with respect to a contract or an order for a supply of something.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not fulfilled; not accomplished: as, a prophecy or prediction unfulfilled.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of persons; marked by failure to realize full potentialities
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And it's all going to end in unfulfilled hopes, architecture disagreements, and space cadets 'tears (yet again)
I feel so sorry for the women who find themselves trapped in unfulfilled relationships where they have no time or enjoyment from themselves.
My fantasy - which will almost certainly remain unfulfilled - is this contest goes to the convention, and civil war breaks out.
The three dots is morse code for the word unfulfilled, but the man in the wheelchair probably does not realize that he too, is a portrait of unfulfillment.
Hope unfulfilled is at the heart of Disraeli's Judaism, as it was also of his personal affairs when, as a young man at a loose end, he produced Alroy.
May the eager, longing desire of our poor women for work, for work only, not remain unfulfilled!
But the promise was destined to remain unfulfilled.
Above all, Umrigar gives us a nuanced portrait of Rusi Bilimoria, a middle-aged businessman who is struggling to come to terms with a bad marriage and the realization that many of his dreams remain unfulfilled.
On a personal level, the expectation of easy riches combined with a sense of absolute entitlement indicates stunted psychological growth and a sense of failure if desires remain unfulfilled.
Referring to unfulfilled Soviet promises, such as freedom of emigration under the Helsinki Final Act of 1975, I said, “We believe that international obligations must be taken seriously by the governments that assume them.”
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