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Synonyms for ungratified

worried and uneasy

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One is not surprised then if, as an amazon-feminist, Beyala creates protagonists whose ungratified id drives for an ideal life embark on a battle to vehemently denounce patriarchy.
In the physical universe the sexes as male and female are divided, and therefore ungratified.
They not only cause pain when ungratified, but they are also readily available (KD 15, 30; Ep Men 130).
For Perry, Simeon demonstrates an obsessive need for reassurance of his saintliness, and "the possibility of reassurance is not exactly gratified (we are not certain of his sanctification), and not quite ungratified either (we do not know for sure he is a self-deluding fraud), but left hanging.
Seeing her parents' suffering, exile and ungratified toils, it was easy enough for Clarice Lispector to reject God, or, at the very most, to feel rejected by the God who had withdrawn from her family and her people," writes Moser.
Most neuroses involved, along with other complex determinants, ungratified wishes for safety, for belongingness and identification, for close love relationships and for respect and prestige.
Wells's concentration on the mechanisms that produce melancholy from ungratified love, her insistence that furor, death, and amorality are engendered by a lack of eros, and her insights into past medical understandings of melancholic obsessions render this book a must read for scholars in a variety of disciplines beyond English and Italian, such as music, religion, classical studies, history of medicine, and philosophy.
This issue requires a careful consideration of Freud's proposition of the mechanisms of the tmconscious and its role in hiding and fulfilling ungratified desires given that Asturias himself spells it out in his lecture, "Arquitectura de la vida nueva I" in 1928, and elaborates symbolically in the legends (Asturias, Paris 1924-1933 257).
Failure to evacuate her fluids meant that the particularly noisome fluids would spoil and/or overheat and occasion the grievous illnesses chlorosis (greensickness, typically cited as a virgin's disease and usually linked to the spoiling seed found in sexually ungratified young women); furor uterinus (womb fury, with much the same profile, as are many diseases caused by trapped and polluted seed and blood since virgins had no licit outlet for sexual activity); and a whole host of other problems of wombs that remain stationary.
But I think a more powerful pull with these things is this feeling of ungratified sexual desire.
I]t was a common conviction that sudden frights, strong passions, or ungratified longings for peculiar things would disfigure the child.
Restricted by the form, he found himself ungratified and took on work as a sign painter and musician to make his living.
That her dying hours should be rendered more suffering for the want of this simple luxury, while the man [LeRoy] who had destroyed her, had not an ungratified wish" (270).
In a reflection of Olsen's postmodern fantasy, the reader shares Agua Fria's experience of the loss of order and meaning as these narrative paradigms are subverted and eventually faces the emptiness of ungratified narrative expectation.