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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unbornadjective

    not yet brought into existence

    "unborn generations"


  1. unbornnoun

    A single unborn offspring at any stage of gestation.

  2. unbornnoun

    Unborn offspring collectively.

    Inheritance law allows property to be left to the unborn.

  3. unbornadjective

    not yet born; yet to come; future.

  4. unbornadjective

    not yet delivered; still existing in the mother's womb.

  5. unbornadjective

    existing without birth or beginning.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unbornadjective

    Not yet brought into life; future; being to come.

    Some unborn sorrow, ripe in fortune’s womb,
    Is coming tow’rd me. William Shakespeare, Richard II.

    The woes to come, the children yet unborn
    Shall feel this day, as sharp to them as thorn. William Shakespeare.

    Never so much as in a thought unborn,
    Did I offend you. William Shakespeare, As you like it.

    He on the wings of cherubim
    Up-lifted, in paternal glory rode
    Far into chaos, and the world unborn. John Milton, Par. Lost.

    To what wretched state reserv’d!
    Better end here unborn! Why is life giv’n
    To be thus wasted from us? John Milton, Par. Lost.

    A queen, from whom
    The souls of kings unborn for bodies wait. Dryden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unbornadjective

    not born; no yet brought into life; being still to appear; future

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unborn

    un-bawrn′, adj. not yet born: non-existent.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unborn in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unborn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of unborn in a Sentence

  1. Candice Broce:

    Despite today's outcome, we remain confident in our position. We will continue to fight for the unborn and work to ensure that all Georgians have the opportunity to live, grow, and prosper.

  2. Ron Hood:

    I believe life begins at conception so the goal of House Bill 565 is to, first of all, continue to get the word out that life does begin at conception and move the debate in that direction and to protect unborn Ohioans from being aborted.

  3. Ruth Gilbert:

    If you've got a bacterial infection, it's really important to take antibiotics because infection itself can be really damaging to the unborn baby.

  4. Fernando Altemeyer:

    Zika has put humanity in crisis and if it worsens it will force the Church to make a decision on saving human life versus saving its own dogma ... There is no easy answer, there really is nothing in canon law to act as a guide, zika is putting at risk the most innocent - unborn children - so it would be entirely adequate that the Church shift its position on contraceptives for this case.

  5. Peacemaker, founder of the Iroquois Confederacy, (ca. 1000 AD):

    Think not forever of yourselves, O Chiefs, nor of your own generation. Think of continuing generations of our families, think of our grandchildren and of those yet unborn, whose faces are coming from beneath the ground.

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