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UN-GEWISLÍC - UN-GEWYLD

un-gewislíc; adj. Uncertain, unknown, uncommon :-- Wénst ðú ðæt hit hwæt níwes sié oððe hwæthwugu ungewislíces ðæt ðé on becumen is novum credo aliquid inusitatumque vidisti, Bt. 7, 2; Fox 16, 27 note.

un-gewisness, e; f. Uncertainty, ignorance :-- Ða ðe ðurh ungewisnysse (per ignorantiam) synne fremmaþ ... ða ðe him ne ondræ-acute;daþ witende (sciendo) syngian, Bd. 1, 27; S. 491, 36. Swá hwæt swá on hyre unclæ-acute;nnysse ðurh ungewisnesse (per ignorantiam) gelumpe, 4, 9; S. 576, 28.

un-gewiss, es; n. I. uncertainty, ignorance, unconsciousness :-- Se ðe his sylfes blód on spátl mid ungewisse forswelge qui sanguinem proprium inscius cum saliva sorbuerit, L. Ecg. C. 40; Th. ii. 166, 5. Gif eall folc syngaþ þurh ungewiss (through ignorance (A. V.); per imperitiam), Lev. 4, 13. Swá hwæt swá wé þurh ungewis oððe þurh hwylce dysignesse gedón habban, Homl. Ass. 143, 136. ¶ Ungewisses in ignorance, unintentionally, unconsciously, unwittingly :-- Ða scylda ðe ic ungewisses geworhte ne gemun ðú; ðæt synt ða ðe ic wénde ðæt nán scyld næ-acute;re delicta ignorantiae meae ne memineris, Ps. Th. 24, 6. Swelce hé hit ungewisses oððe ungewealdes doo agit velut nesciens, Past. 33; Swt. 215, 10. Ðonne hé of unwísdóme and ungewisses oððe ungewealdes gesyngaþ cum solo ignorantia delinquitur, 21; Swt. 157, 25. II. what is uncertain or unknown; incertum :-- Ðá gebende án scytta his bogan and áscét ána flán swylce on ungewis (cf. O. H. Ger. in ung(i)uis a casu) vir quidam tetendit arcum, in incertum sagittam dirigens (1 Kings 22, 34), Homl. Skt. i. 18, 220. Ðæt hié on swá micle néþinge and on swá micel ungewiss æ-acute;gðer ge on sæ-acute;s fyrhto ge on wéstennum wildeóra ge on þeóda gereordum, ðæt hié hiene æfter friþe sóhton that they ventured upon so much that was hazardous and so much that was unknown in respect to both the terrors of the sea and the deserts with their wild beasts and the languages of nations to seek him and get peace, Ors. 3, 9; Swt. 136, 24. Ongewissu and díglu wísdómes ðínes ðú swutelodest mé incerta et occulta sapientiae tuae manifestasti mihi, Ps. Spl. 50, 7. v. next word, II a. III. the word also glosses ignominia. v. next word, III :-- Gefyl ansýne heora of ungewisse imple facies eorum ignominia, Ps. Spl. 82, 15: Blickl. Gl.

un-gewiss; adj. Uncertain :-- Ungewis incerta, Wrt. Voc. ii. 48, 17. I. of persons, not having knowledge, ignorant :-- Gif hé hit nát, hwelce gesæ-acute;lþa hæfþ hé æt ðam welan, gif hé biþ swá dysig and swá ungewiss ðæt hé ðæt witan ne mæg si nescit, quaenam beata sors esse potest ignorantiae caecitate? Bt. 11, 2; Fox 34, 26. Ungewiss com se deófol tó Criste, and ungewiss hé eode áweig; for ðan ðe se Hæ-acute;lend ne geswutelode ná him his mihte, Homl. Th. i. 176, 9-11. Ðá ðá ic ðæ-acute;r lange stóduUngewis mínes færeldes, ii. 350, 26. II. of things, (a) not known, of which there is not certain knowledge :-- On ðínes lífes ryne ðe ðé is ungewiss, Basil admn. 8; Norm. 52, 8. Ungewisse þingc and dýgelnyssa wísdomes ðínes incerta et occulta sapientiae tuae, Ps. Lamb. 50, 8. (b) not conveying certain knowledge :-- Ðú stunta, on hwilce wísan sceole wé ðé gelýfan and ðínum ungewissum wordum? Homl. Skt. i. 23, 697. III. ignominious. v. preceding word, III:Ungewis ignominiosus, Kent. Gl. 715. [O. H. Ger. un-giwiss incertus, inexpertus, fortuitus.]

un-gewítendlíce; adv. Without passing away, permanently :-- Gehiéren hí ðæt ðás andweardan gód bióð from æ-acute;lcre lustfulnesse swíðe hrædlíce gewítende and swá ðeáh sió scyld ðe hí ðurh ða lustfullnesse ðurhtióð ungewítendlíce bið ðurhwuniende mid wræce audiant quod bona praesentia et a delectatione citius transitura sunt, et tamen eorum causa ad ultionem sine transitu permansura, Past. 58; Swt. 441, 21.

un-gewitfæstness, e; f. Madness :-- Him cymð brægenes ádl and ungewitfæstnes him bið he will be out of his senses, Lchdm. ii. 222, 3.

un-gewitfull; adj. I. foolish, insensate :-- Eálá gé ungewitfullan Galata, hwá gehefegode eów O insensati Galatae, quis vos fascinavit? Past. 31; Swt. 207, 14. Welan and weorþscipes hí willniaþ, and ðonne hí hine habbaþ, ðonne wénap hí swá ungewitfulle ðæt hí habban ða sóþan gesæ-acute;lþa, Bt. 32, 3; Fox 118, 30. II. mad, insane, not in one's senses :-- Ða wódðrága ðæs ungewitfullan monnes se læ-acute;ce gehæ-acute;lð furor insanorum ad salutem medico reducitur, Past. 26; Swt. 183, 21. Sume ða untruman wæ-acute;ron dumbe, sume ungewitfulle, Homl. Ass. 180, 364.

un-gewitfulness, e; f. Madness, insanity :-- Saules ungewitfulnes (-full-, Hatt. MS.), Past. 26; Swt. 185, 1.

un-gewitlíc; adj. Senseless, foolish :-- Ungewitlíce word, Lchdm. ii. 176, 2.

un-gewítnigendlíce; adv. With impunity; impune, Ælfc. Gr. 38 Zup. 233, 6 note.

un-gewítnod; adj. Unpunished, (1) of the person to whom punishment might be given :-- Ne beó gé on nánre leásre gewitnysse, for ðon ðe se leása gewita ne bið hé næ-acute;fre ungewítnod, L. E. I. 27; Th. ii. 424, 1: Homl. Ass. 148, 10. Ne wén ðú ná be ðé ðæt ðú ungewítnod beó, Homl. Skt. ii. 25, 159. Wé beóð mid Gode suá micle suíðor gebundne suá wé for monnum orsorglícor ungewítnode syngiaþ bútan æ-acute;lcre wrace (quanto spud homines inulte peccamus), Past. 17; Swt. 117, 23. (2) of the fault for which punishment might be given :-- Ðæt him biþ ungewítnode hiora yfel on ðisse worulde, Bt. 38, 3; Fox 200, 28. v. unwítnod.

un-gewit[t], es; n. I. madness, insanity :-- Nán unhál cild, ne deáf, ne blind, ne ungewittes, Homl. Ass. 179, 322. Hié sindon suá micle wætlícor tó oferbúgánne suá mon ongiet ðæt hié on máran ungewitte beóð tanto caute declinandi sunt, quanto et insane rapiuntur, Past. 40; Swt. 295, 22. Gif hwylc man of his gewitte feólle ... Gif man hine ofsleá on ðam ungewitte, L. Ecg. P. addit. 29; Th. ii. 236, 31. Se yfela gást on ungewitte his (Saul's) mód áwende, Homl. Skt. i. 18, 11. Sende ðé Drihten on ungewitt and blindnysse percutiat te Dominus amentia et coecitate, Deut. 28, 28. II. folly, stupidity :-- Ðý læs ðe æ-acute;nig ungecyrred woroldman mid nytnesse and ungewitte regules geboda ábræ-acute;ce, and ðære tale brúce, ðæt hé misfénge ðý hé hit sélre nyste. Lchdm. iii. 442, 2. Hí mid heora gedwolspræ-acute;ce eall folc ámyrdon. And Theodosius, ðá hé swilce ungewitt æ-acute;lce dæge gehýrde, hé wearð sárig, Homl. Skt. i. 23, 370. [O. H. Ger. un-giwizzi insipientia.]

un-gewittig; adj. I. mad, insane :-- Ic wát ðæt gé wénaþ ðæt ic ungewittige móde (insana mente) sprece, Bd. 4, 8; S. 576, 1. II. foolish, senseless :-- Gif cinges geréfena hwylc gyltig biþ, hwá is manna tó ðam ungesceád and ungewittig, ðæt hé ðæm cyninge his áre ætrecce for ðí ðe his geréfa forwyrht biþ? Lchdm. iii. 444, 8. III. not having reason, irrational :-- Hí (the innocents) wæ-acute;ron gehwæ-acute;de and ungewittige ácwealde, Homl. Th. i. 84, 21. Beóð ða ungewittigan cild gehealdene on ðam fulluhte þurh geleáfan ðæs fæder and ðære méder, ii. 50, 35. Ða yfelan men ne magon cuman þider, ðider ða ungewittigan gesceafta wilniaþ tó tó cumenne, Bt. 36, 5; Fox 180, 3. [O. Sax. un-giwittig unwise.] v. un-wittig.

un-gewittiglíce (-witte-); adv. Unwisely, foolishly; stolide, Gr. Dial. 2, 3.

un-gewittigness, e; f. Foolishness; stultitia, Gr. Dial. 2, 31.

un-gewlitig; adj. Not bright, not brilliant :-- Ealle ða ðing ðe beorhte beóð ðonne seó sunne hym on scínaþ, hí lýhtaþ ongeán; ac ða ðe ungewligige (-wlitige?) beóð, ða ne lýhtaþ náwiht ongeán ða sunnan, þeáh heó hym on scíne, Shrn. 180, 15. v. un-wlitig.

un-gewlitigian to disgure, deform, deprive of beauty :-- Hé gewlitegaþ and gegeraþ æalle gesceafta and oft ungewliteaþ, and ungeraþ, Shrn. 198, 12. v. un-wlitigian.

un-geworht; adj. I. not made :-- Gif Hé geworht wæ-acute;re, ne wurde Hé næ-acute;fre ælmihtig God ... Hé wæs æ-acute;fre ungeworht, Homl. Skt. i. 1, 69. II. not finished :-- Ungeworht infectum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 45, 17.

un-gewriten; adj. Unwritten :-- Ungewriten yrfe intestata hereditas, Wrt. Voc. i. 20, 41: ii. 49, 20. v. un-writen.

un-gewuna, an; m. A bad custom, evil practice :-- Se eorðlíca geférscipe hiene tiéhð on ða lufe his ealdan ungewunan ad vetustatem vitae per societatem secularium ducitur, Past. 22; Swt. 169, 9. Ða ðe ðone ungewunan hæfdon, ðæt hí heora wíf glengdan swá hí weofoda sceoldan, geswícan ðæs ungewunan, L. I. P. 23; Th. ii. 336, 20. Se bið siweníge ðonne his mód and his andgit ðæt gecynd áscirpð and hé hit ðonne self gescint mid his ungewunan and wóm wilnungum lippus est, cujus sensum natura exacuit, sed conversationis pravitas confundit, Past. 11; Swt. 69, 9. Æt ðam unþeáwe ðe dysige men on ungewunan healdaþ (which foolish men observe as a custom, and a bad one it is), Wulfst. 305, 9.

un-gewuna; adj. Unaccustomed, unused :-- Micel gedál is on ðam mægene ðæs ðe sié gewin (-wun?) þrowungum and ðæs ðe sié ungewuna swelcum þingum, Lchdm. ii. 84, 19. [Cf. O. H. Ger. un-giwon inusitatus, insolens, novus.)

un-gewunelíc; adj. I. unusual, unwonted :-- Ðæs wundredon men, for ðí ðæt hit wæs ungewunelíc, Homl. Th. i. 184, 30. Fela fægera þinga ðe ðam folce ungecnáwe[n] wæs and ungewunelíc, Ap. Th. 17, 14. Hwílum gebyrede swíþe ungewunelíc and ungecyndelíc yfel, ðæt ða bearn sieredon ymbe ðone fæder, Bt. 31, 1; Fox 112, 12. Hwæthwegu ungewunelíces novum aliquid inusitatumque, 7, 2; Fox 16, 27. Ðá geseah hé ealle ða cytan mid heofonlíce leóhte gefylde. Hé ðá wæs forhtlíce geworden for ðære ungewunelícan gesihþe, Guthl. 21; Gdwin. 94. 23. II. unfrequented, uninhabitable :-- Seó stów wæs swá wésten and swá dígle, ðæt næs ná ðæt án ðæt heó wæs ungewunelíc, ac eác swilce uncúð ðám landleódum him sylfum, Homl. Skt. ii. 23 b, 106. Án ðæra ðæ-acute;la is ungewunelíc for ðære sunnan neáweste; on ðam ne eardaþ nán eorðlíc mann for ðam unberendlícum bryne, Lchdm. iii. 260, 21 note. v. un-gewynelíc.

un-gewunelíce; adv. Unusually, in an unwonted manner :-- Cometae synd gehátene ða steorran ðe fæ-acute;rlíce and ungewunelíce æteówiaþ, Lchdm. iii. 272, 4. Ðære sæ-acute; gemengednyssa and ðæra ýða swég ungewunelíce gyt ne ásprungon (it has not been unusual for them to occur already), Homl. Th. i. 610, 12. [O. H. Ger. un-giwonalíhho insolite.]

un-gewuni[g]endlíc; adj. Uninhabitable :-- Án ðæra dæ-acute;la is ungewuniendlíc (-wunig-, MS. P.: unwuniendlíc, MSS. L. R.) for ðære sunnan neáweste; on ðam ne eardaþ nán eorðlíc mann, Lchdm. iii. 260, 21. v. un-wuni[g]endlíc.

un-gewyld, -gewylde. v. un-gewild, -gewilde.