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  • s  failing to accomplish an intended result
    a stillborn plot to assassinate the President
  • s  (of newborn infant) showing no signs of life at birth; not liveborn
    a stillborn baby

  • When asked what it was, the cart handler said it was a stillborn baby.
  • They occur about once in every 50,000 births, but 40% are stillborn, and, curiously, 70% are female.
  • In fact, Jumper is so lame undernourished in its characterizations, stillborn in its action scenes that it inevitably leads the idled mind to wondering how this movie got .
News & Articles

  • Baby’s ashes returned
    The heartbreaking story of a burglar stealing the ashes of a stillborn girl has ended as happily as it could.
    June 20, 2013 - Orange Cove and Mountain Times
  • Jackson Levi Rutledge
    Jackson Levi Rutledge, stillborn, treasured son of Cassandra Rutledge and Sonny Lowry was delivered June 12, 2013, at 8:20 a.m. at Ty Cobb Regional Medical Center.
    June 18, 2013 - Henry Daily Herald
  • Daughter's ashes returned to Reedley mother
    The stolen ashes of a stillborn girl were returned to her Reedley mother on Friday, June 14, Reedley Police said. A man brought the ashes back to the mother's residence in the 100 block of North Sunset Avenue, said Reedley Police Lt. Marc Ediger.
    June 18, 2013 - The Reedley Exponent

  • ĐorÄ‘e Jovanović in International Herald Tribune
    The Albanians can celebrate all they want, but this stillborn baby of theirs will never be an independent country as long as we Serbs are here and alive,said Djordje Jovanovic.
  • Ross Brawn in
    We knew we had a good car, that we had sacrificed 2008 to get the best car we could, so if it had been stillborn it would have been a major frustration,said Brawn. "Many things drove the management company forward to try to rescue the...
  • Kevin Rudd in The Age
    I've long been of the view that business in this country has become overregulated,Mr Rudd said. "The business deregulation agenda has long been on the national reform agenda of COAG, but has essentially been stillborn."

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