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Definition of unfulfilled adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(of a need, wish, etc.) that has not been satisfied or achieved unfulfilled ambitions/hopes/promises, etc. He died young with his ambitions unfulfilled.
  2. 2if a person feels unfulfilled, they feel that they could achieve more in their life or work She's feeling restless and unfulfilled in her present job. opposite fulfilled
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