Definition of unfulfilled in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnfʊlˈfɪld/


1Not carried out or brought to completion: it was his unfulfilled ambition to write
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  • One of his unfulfilled ambitions is to write a scientific book on a particular forest and its inhabitants as well as write a book on wildlife photography.
  • Then I thought some more about the emotions brought about by an unfulfilled dream.
  • There is no harder burden to carry than an unfulfilled potential.
1.1Not having fully utilized or exploited one’s abilities or character: I was restless and unfulfilled
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  • First of all, I don't believe the characterization of being unfulfilled.
  • All the characters in Things You Can Tell are lonely and unfulfilled.
  • If people are unfulfilled and unhappy that carries over in the quality of their work.



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  • Projections made on the back of a good year in 2004 will raise unfulfillable expectations in gullible consumers.
  • Thus, some unscrupulous types are getting rich off kids' unfulfillable dreams.
  • Filled with such longing, such unfulfillable longing, it had me trembling.

Words that rhyme with unfulfilled

build, deskilled, gild, guild, self-willed, sild, unfilled, unskilled, untilled, upbuild

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