Glossary
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'Ud (n.)
[in emphatic expressions] shortened form of ‘God’ see also Swearing Headword location(s)
Ulysses (n.)
[pron: yoo'liseez] son of Laertes, who fought for 10 years in the Trojan War; on his return to Ithaca, he killed the suitors of his wife Penelope see also Classical mythology Headword location(s)
Ulysses (n.)
[pron: yoo'liseez] son of Laertes, who fought for 10 years in the Trojan War; on his return to Ithaca, he killed the suitors of his wife Penelope see also Penelope (n.) 1 Headword location(s)
umber (n.) Old form(s): vmber
brown-coloured earth Headword location(s)
umbered (adj.) Old form(s): vmber'd
shadowed, shadowy Headword location(s)
umbrage (n.)
shadow, pale semblance Headword location(s)
umpire (n.) Old form(s): vmpeere, Vmpire , Vmpires
arbitrator, mediator, adjudicator Headword location(s)
unable (adj.) Old form(s): vnable
weak, feeble, impotent Headword location(s)
unable (adj.) Old form(s): vnable
inadequate, insufficient, incompetent Headword location(s)
unaccommodated (adj.) Old form(s): vnaccommodated
not possessed of clothes, unprovided with comforts Headword location(s)
unaccustomed (adj.) Old form(s): an vccustom'd , vnaccustom'd
unusual, strange, unfamiliar Headword location(s)
unacquainted Old form(s): vnacquainted
unfamiliar, strange, unusual Headword location(s)
unactive (adj.) Old form(s): vnactiue
inactive, slothful, sluggish Headword location(s)
unadvised (adj.) Old form(s): vnaduis'd, vnaduised
rash, foolhardy, thoughtless, unconsidered Headword location(s)
unadvised (adv.) Old form(s): vnaduis'd
accidentally, inadvertently, thoughtlessly Headword location(s)
unadvised (adv.) Old form(s): vnaduis'd
unadvisedly, without proper deliberation Headword location(s)
unagreeable (adj.) Old form(s): vnagreeable
disagreeable, unsuited, uncongenial Headword location(s)
unaneled (adj.) Old form(s): vnnaneld
unanointed by a priest, without extreme unction Headword location(s)
unapt (adj.) Old form(s): Vnapt
not inclined, unwilling, not prone Headword location(s)
unapt (adj.) Old form(s): Vnapt
unfit, not suited Headword location(s)
unaptness (n.) Old form(s): vnaptnesse
inaptitude, unreadiness, unwillingness Headword location(s)
unarm (v.) Old form(s): vnarme , Vnatme
disarm, remove armour Headword location(s)
unattainted (adj.) Old form(s): vnattainted
dispassionate, detached, unprejudiced Headword location(s)
unattempted (adj.) Old form(s): vnattempted
untempted, unseduced, unapproached Headword location(s)
unauspicious (adj.) Old form(s): vnauspicious
inauspicious, discouraging, unpromising Headword location(s)
unavoided (adj.) Old form(s): vnauoyded
unavoidable, inevitable, inescapable Headword location(s)
unawares (adv.) Old form(s): vnawares
without warning, by surprise, unexpectedly see also unwares (adv.) Headword location(s)
unawares, at Old form(s): vnawares
unexpectedly Headword location(s)
unbacked (adj.) Old form(s): vnbackt , vnback't
unbroken, untrained, undisciplined Headword location(s)
unbanded (adj.) Old form(s): vnbanded
without a coloured hat-band Headword location(s)
unbarbed (adj.) Old form(s): vnbarb'd
uncovered, unprotected, bare Headword location(s)
unbated (adj.) Old form(s): vnbaited, Vnbated
not blunted, without a button on the point Headword location(s)
unbated (adj.) Old form(s): vnbated
unabated, undiminished, fresh Headword location(s)
unbend (v.) Old form(s): vnbend
slacken, weaken, undermine Headword location(s)
unbent (adj.) Old form(s): vn-bent
[archery] not bent, not prepared to release an arrow Headword location(s)
unbent (adj.) Old form(s): vnbent
unfrowning, not wrinkled; submissive Headword location(s)
unbewailed (adj.) Old form(s): vnbewayl'd
unbemoaned, without lamentation Headword location(s)
unbid (adj.) Old form(s): vnbid
unbidden, unwelcome, uninvited Headword location(s)
unbitted (adj.) Old form(s): vnbitted
unbridled, unrestrained, compelling Headword location(s)
unbless (v.) Old form(s): vnblesse
deprive of a blessing, deny happiness to Headword location(s)
unblest (adj.)
out of favour, disapproved of Headword location(s)
unblown (adj.) Old form(s): vnblowed
unopened, not yet blooming, immature see also blown (adj.) 1 Headword location(s)
unbodied (adj.) Old form(s): vnbodied
abstract, conceptual, formless Headword location(s)
unbolt (v.) Old form(s): vnboult
unfold, explain, open out Headword location(s)
unbolted (adj.) Old form(s): vnboulted
unsifted, unkneaded, lumpy Headword location(s)
unbonneted (adv.) Old form(s): vnbonnetted
bare-headed; with all modesty Headword location(s)
unbonneted (adv.)
bare-headed; recklessly Headword location(s)
unbookish (adj.) Old form(s): vnbookish
ignorant, ill-educated, unlearned Headword location(s)
unborn (adj.) Old form(s): vnborne
not existing, without being Headword location(s)
unbosom (v.) Old form(s): vnbosome
disclose, reveal, express from the heart Headword location(s)
unbounded (adj.)
unrestrained, uninhibited, uncontrollable Headword location(s)
unbraced (adj.) Old form(s): vnbrac'd, vnbraced
unfastened, not laced up, loose Headword location(s)
unbraided (adj.) Old form(s): vnbraided
untarnished, not shop-soiled, new Headword location(s)
unbreathed (adj.) Old form(s): vnbreathed
unpractised, inexperienced, inexpert Headword location(s)
unbreeched (adj.) Old form(s): vn-breech'd
not dressed in breeches Headword location(s)
unbruised (adj.) Old form(s): vnbrused
undamaged by the world Headword location(s)
unbruised (adj.) Old form(s): vnbruis'd, vnbruised
unmarked, uncrushed, undamaged Headword location(s)
unbuild (v.) Old form(s): vnbuild
pull down, demolish, dismantle Headword location(s)
unburden, unburthen (v.) Old form(s): vnburthen , vnburthens
reveal, disclose; or: unload Headword location(s)
uncandied (adj.)
thawed, dissolved, melted see also discandy (v.) Headword location(s)
uncapable (adj.) Old form(s): vncapable
incapable, unable [to do something] Headword location(s)
uncase (v.) Old form(s): Vncase , vncasing
take off outer garments, undress Headword location(s)
uncertainty (n.) Old form(s): vncertaintie
mystery, puzzle, enigma Headword location(s)
uncharge (v.) Old form(s): vncharge
be unable to accuse, acquit of blame Headword location(s)
uncharged (adj.) Old form(s): vncharged
unattacked, unassailed Headword location(s)
unchary (adv.) Old form(s): vnchary
carelessly, incautiously, unguardedly Headword location(s)
unchecked (adj.) Old form(s): vncheckt
uncontradicted, undisputed Headword location(s)
unchecked (adj.) Old form(s): vncheck'd
unlimited, boundless opportunities for Headword location(s)
uncheerful (adj.) Old form(s): vnchearfull
cheerless, joyless, desolate Headword location(s)
unchild (v.) Old form(s): vnchilded
make childless, deprive of children Headword location(s)
uncivil (adj.) Old form(s): vnciuill , vnseuill
uncivilized, barbarous, unrefined Headword location(s)
unclasp (v.) Old form(s): Vnclasp'd , vnclaspe
reveal, display, divulge Headword location(s)
unclean (adj.) Old form(s): vncleane
impure, corrupted, bad Headword location(s)
uncleanly (adj.) Old form(s): vncleanlie, vncleanly
unclean, dirty, filthy Headword location(s)
uncleanly (adj.) Old form(s): Vncleanly
offensive, foul Headword location(s)
unclew (v.) Old form(s): vnclew
unwind, undo; ruin Headword location(s)
uncoined (adj.) Old form(s): vncoyned
unalloyed, genuine; also: not yet in circulation [among women] Headword location(s)
uncolted (adj.) Old form(s): vncolted
deprived of a horse Headword location(s)
uncomeliness (n.) Old form(s): vncomelinesse
unseemly behaviour, improper conduct Headword location(s)
uncomfortable (adj.) Old form(s): vncomfortable
comfortless, disquieting, uneasy Headword location(s)
uncomfortable (adj.) Old form(s): Vncomfortable
comfortless, inconsolable, heartbreaking Headword location(s)
uncomprehensive (adj.) Old form(s): vncomprehensiue
fathomless, boundless, immeasurable Headword location(s)
unconfinable (adj.) Old form(s): vnconfinable
limitless, boundless, infinite Headword location(s)
unconfirmed (adj.) Old form(s): vnconfirm'd, vnconfirmed
inexperienced, uninstructed, ignorant Headword location(s)
unconsidered (adj.) Old form(s): un-considerd
ignominious, unrespected, disregarded Headword location(s)
unconstant (adj.) Old form(s): vnconstant
changeable, fickle, unpredictable Headword location(s)
uncontemned (adj.) Old form(s): vncontemn'd
unscorned, undespised Headword location(s)
uncontrolled (adj.) Old form(s): vncontrolled
not subject to control, never dominated Headword location(s)
uncounted (adj.) Old form(s): vncounted
uncountable, innumerable Headword location(s)
uncouple (v.) Old form(s): Vncouple , vncupple
release pairs of hunting dogs for the chase Headword location(s)
uncourteous (adj.) Old form(s): vncourteous
discourteous, unfriendly Headword location(s)
uncouth (adj.) Old form(s): vncouth
unfamiliar, strange, unknown Headword location(s)
uncovered (adj.) Old form(s): vncouer'd
bare-headed, with hat in hand [in respect] Headword location(s)
uncovered (adj.) Old form(s): vncouered
barefaced, naked, glaring Headword location(s)
uncropped (adj.) Old form(s): vncropped
uncut, not plucked Headword location(s)
uncrossed (adj.) Old form(s): vncros'd
uncancelled, undeleted, not obliterated Headword location(s)
unction (n.) Old form(s): Vnction
balm, salve, soothing ointment Headword location(s)
unction (n.) Old form(s): Vnction
ointment, oil Headword location(s)
unctuous (adj.) Old form(s): Vnctious
oily, greasy, fatty Headword location(s)
uncuckolded (adj.) Old form(s): vncuckolded
with a faithful wife see also cuckold (v.) Headword location(s)
uncuckolded (adj.) Old form(s): vncuckolded
with a faithful wife see also cuckold (n.) Headword location(s)
uncurable (adj.) Old form(s): Vncureable
incurable, hopeless, irretrievable Headword location(s)
uncurbed (adj.) Old form(s): vncurbed
unrestrained, free, unchecked see also curbed (adj.) Headword location(s)
uncurrent (adj.) Old form(s): vncurrant
unacceptable, not legally current, worthless Headword location(s)
uncurrent (adj.) Old form(s): vncurrant
exceptional, aberrant, out of the ordinary Headword location(s)
undeaf (v.) Old form(s): vndeafe
restore hearing to Headword location(s)
undeck (v.) Old form(s): vndeck
unclothe, remove the rich garments from Headword location(s)
undecked (adj.) Old form(s): vndect
unadorned, not decked out Headword location(s)
undeeded (adj.) Old form(s): vndeeded
without any deeds performed Headword location(s)
under (adv.) Old form(s): vnder
down, in a bad way, in a low position Headword location(s)
under fiend (n.) Old form(s): vnder
devil from hell, fiend from under the earth Headword location(s)
underbear (v.) Old form(s): vnder-beare
endure, suffer, put up with Headword location(s)
underbearing (n.) Old form(s): vnder-bearing
enduring, coping with Headword location(s)
underborne (adj.) Old form(s): vnderborn
trimmed at the bottom Headword location(s)
undercrest (v.) Old form(s): vnder-crest
bear [as if on a crest], live up to Headword location(s)
undergarnished (adj.) Old form(s): vnder garnisht
adorned underneath Headword location(s)
undergo (v.) Old form(s): vndergoe
support, sustain, bear Headword location(s)
undergo (v.) Old form(s): vndergo , vnder-go , vndergoe, vnder-goe
undertake, carry out, perform Headword location(s)
undergo (v.) Old form(s): vndergoes
bear, ensure, suffer Headword location(s)
undergo (v.) Old form(s): vndergoes
fall under, experience, face up to Headword location(s)
undergoing (adj.) Old form(s): vndergoing
sustaining, resolute, of endurance Headword location(s)
underhand (adj.) Old form(s): vnder-hand
secret, unobtrusive, inconspicuous Headword location(s)
under-honest (adj.) Old form(s): vnder honest
less than honourable Headword location(s)
undermine (v.) Old form(s): vndermine
dig underneath; also: overthrow Headword location(s)
underminer (n.) Old form(s): vnderminers
sapper; also: overthrower Headword location(s)
under-peep (v.) Old form(s): vnder-peepe
peep from under Headword location(s)
underprop (v.) Old form(s): vnderprop, vnder-prop
prop up, support, uphold Headword location(s)
underskinker (n.) Old form(s): vnder Skinker
under-wine-waiter, under-tapster Headword location(s)
understand (v.) Old form(s): vnderstand , vnderstands
stand under the force of [with pun on ‘comprehend’] Headword location(s)
understand (v.) Old form(s): vnderstand
come to an understanding, arrive at agreement Headword location(s)
understand (v.) Old form(s): vnderstand
use their brains Headword location(s)
understand (v.) Old form(s): vnderstand
be informed about, learn about Headword location(s)
understanding (n.)
intellect, intelligence, brain Headword location(s)
understanding (n.) Old form(s): vnderstanding
knowledge, awareness Headword location(s)
undertake (v.) Old form(s): vndertake
approach, make overtures to, commit to deal with Headword location(s)
undertake (v.) Old form(s): vndertake
take responsibility, commit oneself to an enterprise Headword location(s)
undertake (v.) Old form(s): vndertake
take on, fight with, engage in combat with Headword location(s)
undertake (v.) Old form(s): vndertake
assume, take on, feign Headword location(s)
undertake (v.) Old form(s): vndertake
ensure, guarantee, vouch for Headword location(s)
undertake (v.) Old form(s): vndertakes
take charge of, have responsibility for Headword location(s)
undertaker (n.) Old form(s): vndertaker
person who takes on a task Headword location(s)
undertaker (n.)
champion, helper, upholder Headword location(s)
underwork (v.) Old form(s): vnder-wrought
undermine, seek to overthrow Headword location(s)
under-world (n.) Old form(s): under world
earth, terrestrial world Headword location(s)
undescried (adj.) Old form(s): vndescry'd
unseen, unobserved, undiscovered Headword location(s)
undeserver (n.) Old form(s): Vndeseruer
one who deserves nothing, unworthy person Headword location(s)
undetermined (adj.) Old form(s): vndetermin'd
unresolved, undecided, unsettled Headword location(s)
undinted (adj.) Old form(s): vndinted
unmarked by blows, without dents Headword location(s)
undiscernible (adj.) Old form(s): vndiscerneable
indiscernible, undiscoverable Headword location(s)
undisposed (adj.) Old form(s): vndispos'd
not in the mood, indisposed Headword location(s)
undistinguishable (adj.) Old form(s): vndistinguishable
unrecognizable, undetectable, impossible to pick out Headword location(s)
undistinguished (adj.) Old form(s): vndistinguisht
indistinct, confused, inarticulate Headword location(s)
undistinguished (adj.)
see also indistinguished (adj.) Headword location(s)
undo (v.) Old form(s): vndone
ruin, impoverish, bankrupt Headword location(s)
undo (v.) Old form(s): vndoo
eliminate, abolish, do away with Headword location(s)
undo (v.) Old form(s): undoe , vndid , vndo , vndoe , vndone, vndoo , vndo's
ruin, destroy, wipe out Headword location(s)
undo (v.) Old form(s): vndone
unravel, solve, explain Headword location(s)
undo (v.) Old form(s): vndo , vndoe , vndone , vndo's
bring to nought Headword location(s)
undo (v.) Old form(s): vndoe
destroy the reputation of Headword location(s)
undone (adj.) Old form(s): vndon , vndone
ruined, destroyed, brought down see also Frequently Encountered Words (FEW) Headword location(s)
undoubted (adj.) Old form(s): vndoubted
absolute, assured, true Headword location(s)
undoubted (adj.) Old form(s): vndoubted
put beyond doubt, not in question Headword location(s)
undoubtful (adj.) Old form(s): vndoubtfull
certain, positive, definite Headword location(s)
unduteous (adj.) Old form(s): vnduteous
undutiful, unfilial, disloyal Headword location(s)
uneared (adj.) Old form(s): vn-eard
unsown, unploughed, untilled Headword location(s)
unearthed (adj.) Old form(s): Vnearthed
unburied; or: dug out, disclosed Headword location(s)
uneasy (adj.) Old form(s): vneasie
not easy, hard, difficult Headword location(s)
uneasy (adj.) Old form(s): vneasie
uncomfortable, causing discomfort Headword location(s)
uneath (adv.) Old form(s): Vnneath
with difficulty, not easily, hardly Headword location(s)
uneffectual (adj.) Old form(s): vneffectuall
ineffectual, ineffective, useless Headword location(s)
unequal (adj.) Old form(s): vnequall
unjust, unfair, undeserved Headword location(s)
uneven (adj.) Old form(s): Vneuen
irregular, erratic Headword location(s)
unexecuted (adj.) Old form(s): vnexecuted
unused, idle, out of action Headword location(s)
unexperienced (adj.) Old form(s): vnexperienc'd
in ignorance, lacking in knowledge Headword location(s)
unexperient (n.) Old form(s): vnexperient
inexperienced person, innocent Headword location(s)
unexpressive (adj.) Old form(s): vnexpressiue
inexpressible, beyond words Headword location(s)
unfair (v.) Old form(s): vnfaire
deprive of beauty, make ugly Headword location(s)
unfallible (adj.) Old form(s): vnfallible
infallible, not mistaken Headword location(s)
unfathered (adj.) Old form(s): Vnfather'd , vn-fathered
unnaturally conceived, illegitimate Headword location(s)
unfathered (adj.) Old form(s): vnfathered
have one's legitimacy rejected, become fatherless Headword location(s)
unfeared (adj.) Old form(s): unfeard
not feared, unfrightening Headword location(s)
unfee'd (adj.) Old form(s): vnfeed
not rewarded with a fee, unpaid Headword location(s)
unfeeling (adj.) Old form(s): vnfeeling
incapable of feeling, insensible Headword location(s)
unfeignedly (adv.) Old form(s): unfainedly , vnfainedly , vnfaynedly
genuinely, sincerely, honestly Headword location(s)
unfellowed (adj.)
unmatched, unequalled, unrivalled Headword location(s)
unfelt (adj.) Old form(s): vnfelt
intangible, not supported by solid evidence Headword location(s)
unfelt (adj.) Old form(s): vnfelt
not experienced Headword location(s)
unfenced (adj.) Old form(s): vnfenced
with walls removed, unprotected Headword location(s)
unfirm (adj.) Old form(s): vnfirme
weak, feeble, lacking in strength Headword location(s)
unfirm (adj.) Old form(s): vnfirme
unstable, not compact, of loose consistency Headword location(s)
unfirm (adj.) Old form(s): vnfirme
unsteady, flighty, capricious Headword location(s)
unfold (v.) Old form(s): vnfold, vnfolded
relate, recount, narrate Headword location(s)
unfold (v.) Old form(s): vnfold
identify, disclose, reveal Headword location(s)
unfold (v.) Old form(s): vnfold, vnfolds
display, reveal, show Headword location(s)
unfolded (adj.) Old form(s): vnfolded
exposed, revealed, unmasked Headword location(s)
unfolding (adj.) Old form(s): vnfolding
rising, morning [telling the shepherd that it is time to release his sheep from the fold] Headword location(s)
unfolding (n.) Old form(s): vnfolding
exposition, proposal, proposition Headword location(s)
unfool (v.) Old form(s): vnfoole
make less of a fool, remove the name of fool from Headword location(s)
unforfeited (adj.) Old form(s): vnforfaited
unviolated, unbroken Headword location(s)
unfought (adj.) Old form(s): vnfought
without being met in battle Headword location(s)
unfriended (adj.) Old form(s): Vnfriended
deprived of a friend, friendless Headword location(s)
unfurnish (v.) Old form(s): Vnfurnish
deprive, divest, take away Headword location(s)
unfurnished (adj.) Old form(s): vnfurnish'd
lacking tapestries, without the usual fittings Headword location(s)
unfurnished (adj.) Old form(s): vnfurnisht
unprepared, unequipped, unprotected Headword location(s)
unfurnished (adj.) Old form(s): vnfurnisht
unfinished, defective Headword location(s)
unfurnished (adj.) Old form(s): vnfurnisht
unprepared, unready Headword location(s)
unfurnished (adj.) Old form(s): Vnfurnisht
deprived, not provided [with] Headword location(s)
ungalled (adj.) Old form(s): vngalled
uninjured, unharmed, unhurt Headword location(s)
ungartered (v.) Old form(s): vngarter'd
untied, not wearing a garter [a sign of a lovesick man] Headword location(s)
ungenerative (adj.)
[variant reading] lacking the power of generation, impotent Headword location(s)
ungenitured (adj.) Old form(s): vngenitur'd
lacking genitals, sterile, impotent Headword location(s)
ungentle (adj.) Old form(s): vngentle
unmannerly, discourteous, impolite Headword location(s)
ungentle (adj.) Old form(s): vngentle
unchivalrous, ungentlemanly Headword location(s)
ungentle (adj.) Old form(s): Vngentle
unkind, callous, inconsiderate Headword location(s)
ungentle (adj.) Old form(s): vngentle
harsh, violent, cruel Headword location(s)
ungentleness (n.) Old form(s): vngentlenesse
discourtesy, lack of manners, boorishness Headword location(s)
ungently (adv.) Old form(s): vngently
unkindly, roughly, rudely Headword location(s)
ungird (v.) Old form(s): vngird
take off, remove, put off Headword location(s)
ungored (adj.)
uninjured, unharmed Headword location(s)
ungot (adj.) Old form(s): vngot
unbegotten, unborn Headword location(s)
ungotten (adj.) Old form(s): vngotten
unbegotten, not yet conceived Headword location(s)
ungoverned (adj.) Old form(s): vngouern'd
uncontrolled, unchecked, violent Headword location(s)
ungracious (adj.) Old form(s): vngracious
wicked, without grace, profane Headword location(s)
ungracious (adj.) Old form(s): vngracious
inconsiderate, graceless, unmannerly Headword location(s)
ungravely (adv.) Old form(s): vngrauely
derisively, displaying ridicule Headword location(s)
unguem (n.)
nail; ad unguem 'to a nicety' see also Latin Headword location(s)
unhacked (adj.) Old form(s): vnhackt
unused, with no gashes Headword location(s)
unhair (v.) Old form(s): vnhaire
take the hair from Headword location(s)
unhaired (adj.) Old form(s): vn-heard
beardless, youthful Headword location(s)
unhallowed (adj.) Old form(s): vnhallowed
without saying prayers, without devotion Headword location(s)
unhallowed (adj.) Old form(s): vnhallow'd , vnhallowed
unholy, wicked, sacrilegious Headword location(s)
unhandsome (adj.) Old form(s): vnhandsome
inadequate, inexpert, falling short Headword location(s)
unhandsome (adj.) Old form(s): vnhandsome
inappropriate, faulty, unfitting Headword location(s)
unhappily (adv.) Old form(s): vnhappily
uncomfortably near the truth Headword location(s)
unhappily (adv.) Old form(s): vnhappily
evilly, disastrously, wretchedly Headword location(s)
unhappily (adv.) Old form(s): vnhappily
unfavourably, censoriously, critically Headword location(s)
unhappiness (n.) Old form(s): vnhappinesse
evil, wrong-doing, perniciousness Headword location(s)
unhappiness (n.) Old form(s): vnhappinesse
misfortune, mishap, bad luck Headword location(s)
unhappy (adj.) Old form(s): vnhappy
hapless, miserable, wretched Headword location(s)
unhappy (adj.) Old form(s): vnhappie
unlucky, unfortunate, ill-fated Headword location(s)
unhappy (adj.) Old form(s): vnhappie
objectionable, harsh, bad-tempered Headword location(s)
unhappy (adj.) Old form(s): vnhappie , vnhappy
trouble-causing, bringing misfortune Headword location(s)
unhappy (v.) Old form(s): vnhappied
make unhappy, make unfortunate Headword location(s)
unhatched (adj.) Old form(s): vnhatch'd
evolving, still in course of development Headword location(s)
unhatched (adj.) Old form(s): vnhatch'd
unmarked, unhacked; or: undrawn Headword location(s)
unheart (v.) Old form(s): vnhearts
dishearten, discourage, dispirit Headword location(s)
unheedful (adj.) Old form(s): vnheedfull, Vn-heedfull
careless, heedless, irresponsible Headword location(s)
unheedfully (adv.) Old form(s): vnheedfully
heedlessly, carelessly, inattentively Headword location(s)
unheedy (adj.) Old form(s): vnheedy
unheedful, headstrong, reckless Headword location(s)
unhidden (adj.) Old form(s): vnhidden
clear-cut, undisputed, manifest Headword location(s)
unhoped (adj.) Old form(s): vnhop'd
unexpected, unforeseen, unanticipated Headword location(s)
unhoused (adj.) Old form(s): vnhoused
unconfined, unconstrained, independent Headword location(s)
unhoused (adj.) Old form(s): vnhoused
unsheltered, unprotected, open to the elements Headword location(s)
unhouseled (adj.) Old form(s): Vnhouzzled
without the Eucharist, without communion Headword location(s)
unhurtful (adj.) Old form(s): vnhurtfull
harmless, innocuous, incapable of causing injury Headword location(s)
unimproved (adj.) Old form(s): vnimproued
undisciplined, uncensored; or: not turned to use, not raised in quality Headword location(s)
unintelligent (adj.) Old form(s): vn-intelligent
oblivious, unaware, ignorant Headword location(s)
union (n.) Old form(s): vnion
large pearl Headword location(s)
unity (n.) Old form(s): vnity
reconciliation, concord, harmony Headword location(s)
unjointed (adj.) Old form(s): vnioynted
disconnected, confused, incoherent Headword location(s)
unjust (adj.) Old form(s): vniust
unfaithful, false [to honour] Headword location(s)
unjust (adj.) Old form(s): vniust
dishonest, untrustworthy, crooked Headword location(s)
unjust (adj.) Old form(s): vniust
inaccurate, incorrect, inexact Headword location(s)
unjustice (n.) Old form(s): Iniustice
injustice Headword location(s)
unkennel (v.) Old form(s): vnkennell
reveal, bring to light, expose Headword location(s)
unkind (adj.) Old form(s): vnkind, vnkinde
hostile, cruel, harsh Headword location(s)
unkind (adj.) Old form(s): vnkinde
unnatural, abnormal, aberrant Headword location(s)
unkind (adj.) Old form(s): vnkind , vnkinde
lacking in family affection, with no respect for kinship Headword location(s)
unkindly (adv.) Old form(s): vnkindely , vnkindly
cruelly, harshly; also: unnaturally Headword location(s)
unkindness (n.) Old form(s): vnkindnesse
unnatural behaviour, abnormal conduct Headword location(s)
unkindness (n.) Old form(s): vnkindnesse
ingratitude, unthankfulness, lack of appreciation Headword location(s)
unkindness (n.) Old form(s): vnkindnes , vnkindnesse
offence, ill-will, umbrage Headword location(s)
unking (v.) Old form(s): vn-king'd
depose, dethrone, deprive of kingship Headword location(s)
unkinged (adj.) Old form(s): vn-King'd
deposed, dethroned, deprived of kingship Headword location(s)
unkinglike (adj.) Old form(s): vn-Kinglike
not regal, not befitting a king Headword location(s)
unknit (v.) Old form(s): vnknit
untie, undo, unravel Headword location(s)
unknown (adj.) Old form(s): Vnknowne
not having had sexual intercourse [with] Headword location(s)
unknown (adj.) Old form(s): vnknowne
obscure, little-known Headword location(s)
unlaid (adj.) Old form(s): vnlaid
not driven out by an exorcist, not prevented from walking Headword location(s)
unlaid ope Old form(s): vnlayde
not laid open, undisclosed, unrevealed Headword location(s)
unlettered (adj.) Old form(s): vnletered
illiterate, unread Headword location(s)
unlicensed (adj.) Old form(s): vnlicensed
without permission, lacking the assent Headword location(s)
unlike (adj.)
unlikely, improbable, doubtful Headword location(s)
unlike (adj.) Old form(s): Vnlike
unlikely, incredible, unbelievable Headword location(s)
unlimited (adj.) Old form(s): vnlimited
allowing changes in the location of action; or: all-inclusive Headword location(s)
unlineal (adj.) Old form(s): vnlineall
not of the same family, of different descent Headword location(s)
unlived (adj.) Old form(s): vnliued
deprived of life Headword location(s)
unlooked (adj.) Old form(s): vnlook'd
unexpected, unanticipated, unforeseen Headword location(s)
unlooked-for (adj.) Old form(s): vnlook'd-for
undesirable, unwelcome, disagreeable Headword location(s)
unlooked-for (adj.) Old form(s): vnlook'd for, vnlookt for
unexpected, unanticipated, unforeseen Headword location(s)
unluckily (adv.) Old form(s): vnluckily
unsuccessfully, disastrously Headword location(s)
unluckily (adv.) Old form(s): vnluckily
ominously, inauspiciously Headword location(s)
unlucky (adj.) Old form(s): vnluckie
unfortunate, lamentable, disastrous Headword location(s)
unmake (v.) Old form(s): vnmake
undo, destroy, make incapable Headword location(s)
unmanned (adj.) Old form(s): vnman'd
[falconry] untrained; also: without a husband Headword location(s)
unmannered (adj.) Old form(s): Vnmanner'd
ill-mannered, rude, insolent Headword location(s)
unmannerly (adv.) Old form(s): Vnmannerly
inappropriately, improperly, insultingly Headword location(s)
unmastered (adj.) Old form(s): vnmastred
uncontrolled, unrestrained Headword location(s)
unmeet (adj.) Old form(s): vnmeet , vnmeete
unfitting, unsuitable, improper see also meet (adj.) Headword location(s)
unmeet (adj.) Old form(s): vnmeet
unready, unfit, ill-equipped Headword location(s)
unmellowed (adj.) Old form(s): vn-mellowed
not matured in age, showing no grey hairs Headword location(s)
unmeritable (adj.) Old form(s): Vnmeritable
unworthy, undeserving, lacking in merit Headword location(s)
unmitigable (adj.) Old form(s): vnmittigable
implacable, unappeasable, uncompromising Headword location(s)
unnatural (adj.) Old form(s): vnnaturall
against natural feeling, not in accord with kinship Headword location(s)
unnatural (adj.) Old form(s): vnnaturall
abnormal, monstrous, aberrant Headword location(s)
unnaturally (adv.) Old form(s): vnnaturally
illegitimately, against normal practice Headword location(s)
unnaturalness (n.)
conduct against natural feeling, behaviour not in accord with kinship Headword location(s)
unnerved (adj.) Old form(s): vnnerued
weak, drained of strength Headword location(s)
unnoble (adj.) Old form(s): vnnoble
ignoble, dishonourable, disgraceful Headword location(s)
unnoted (adj.) Old form(s): vnnoted
hardly noticeable, not particularly observed Headword location(s)
unnumbered (adj.) Old form(s): vnnumbred
innumerable, countless, uncountable Headword location(s)
unordinate (adj.)
[Q variant] inordinate, excessive, intemperate see also inordinate (adj.) Headword location(s)
unowed (adj.) Old form(s): vn-owed
unowned, vacant Headword location(s)
unpanged (adj.)
undistracted by pain, untormented Headword location(s)
unparagoned (adj.) Old form(s): vnparagon'd
unsurpassable, matchless, not able to be excelled Headword location(s)
unpartial (adj.) Old form(s): vnpartiall
impartial, detached, neutral Headword location(s)
unpathed (adj.) Old form(s): vnpath'd
uncharted, unexplored, untravelled Headword location(s)
unpaved (adj.) Old form(s): vnpaued
without stones [testicles], castrated Headword location(s)
unpeaceable (adj.) Old form(s): vnpeaceable
quarrelsome, contentious, noisily argumentative Headword location(s)
unpeople (v.) Old form(s): vnpeople , vn-people , vnpeopled
empty of people, depopulate Headword location(s)
unpeopled (adj.) Old form(s): Vn-peopel'd , vnpeopled
devoid of people, lacking retinue, without servants Headword location(s)
unperfect (adj.) Old form(s): vnperfect
imperfect; not word perfect, unskilled Headword location(s)
unperfectness (n.) Old form(s): vnperfectnesse
imperfection, defect, flaw Headword location(s)
unpicked (adj.) Old form(s): vnpickt
not gathered, unenjoyed Headword location(s)
unpinked (adj.) Old form(s): vnpinkt
unadorned, lacking ornamentation Headword location(s)
unpitied (adj.) Old form(s): vnpittied
pitiless, ruthless, unmerciful Headword location(s)
unplausive (adj.) Old form(s): vnplausiue
disapproving, displeased, censurious Headword location(s)
unpolicied (adj.) Old form(s): vnpolicied
outwitted in intrigue, diminished in statecraft Headword location(s)
unpolished (adj.) Old form(s): vnpolisht
primitive, rudimentary, defective Headword location(s)
unpossessing (adj.) Old form(s): vnpossessing
unable to inherit property Headword location(s)
unpossible (adj.)
impossible Headword location(s)
unpractised (adj.) Old form(s): vnpractis'd
inexperienced, naive, innocent Headword location(s)
unpregnant (adj.) Old form(s): vnpregnant
unready, uninclined, unreceptive Headword location(s)
unpregnant of (adj.) Old form(s): vnpregnant
unresponsive to, unmoved by Headword location(s)
unprepared (adj.) Old form(s): vnprepared
unplanned, introduced without special preparation Headword location(s)