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Might-have-been   /mˈaɪtəvbˌɪn/   Listen
Might-have-been

noun
1.
An event that could have occurred but never did.






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"Might-have-been" Quotes from Famous Books



... for marriage: Though, in my eager trustfulness, I missed it. You'll scorn me, as I often scorn myself: But, kenning the worst, in my heart of hearts, I hanker ... Jim meant so much to me once: I can't forget, Or keep from dwelling on the might-have-been. Snow on the felltop, now: but underground Fire smoulders still: and still might burst to flame. Deceived and ...
— Krindlesyke • Wilfrid Wilson Gibson



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