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  • adjective That does not heal.


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un- +‎ healing


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    Call me Garfield from now on... pabba 2008

  • Ladonna waved her hand again, and now the light of diamonds depicted water shimmering on the floor, the Courrain Ocean and, just outside the embrace of the Isles of Karthay, Mithas and Kothas, a roiling of water like a wound forever unhealing.

    Dalamar the Dark Berberick, Nancy Varian 2000

  • But Toni, unseeing and unhealing, had already reached the door.

    River Of Desire Taylor, Abra 1982

  • The one emotion which never left him, like an unhealing wound, was the wish to know all emotions again.

    Ensign Flandry Anderson, Poul, 1926- 1966

  • With the balm of His loving-kindness, He would remedy unhealing wounds, and the medicine of His unending grace was a cure for mortal ills.

    Bahíyyih Khánum

  • Breast of his mother should pierce with a wound sempiternal, unhealing.

    Roads from Rome 1901

  • Nothing could exceed the genuine sympathy that was shown to the poor distracted Kenneth Burnside, but all attempts at consolation were received by him with a sad smile that conveyed the idea of an unhealing wound.

    The Shellback's Progress In the Nineteenth Century Walter Runciman 1892

  • For, indeed, both lords had conceived, from the evident failing state of her veteran husband, in consequence of the unhealing condition of one of his wounds, that it might not be long before this visionary game would be thrown into her hands.

    The Scottish Chiefs 1875

  • That, whatever labor I may spend on this or any other bit of work – whatever changes or confirmations time and experience may bring to my views of people and things – I cannot now ask her approval of the one, or delight in the play of her strong intellect and bright wit over the other, is an unhealing sorrow with which no one sympathizes more fully than you.

    Six to Sixteen: A Story for Girls 1872

  • As well expect to determine, without a telescope, the magnitude and distance of the stars, as to expect to obtain health, harmony, and holiness through an unspiritual and unhealing religion.

    Retrospection and Introspection Mary Baker Eddy 1865


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