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UNDERSTAND', v. a. & v.n. Sax. under UNDERVAL'UE, v. a. & n. s. Under and UNDERSTAND'ING, n. s. & adj. standan; Goth. UNDERVAL'UER, n. 8.

value. To rate UNDERSTAND'INGLY, adv. S understandu. UNDERVALUATION.

Slow or lightly; Pret. understood. To conceive with adequate treat as of little worth : little worth; low price : ideas; to have full knowledge of; comprehend; one who so rates things or persons : undervaluainterpret; suppose to mean : as a verb neuter to tion is a rate not equal to worth have the use of intellectual faculties; to have Her name is Portia, nothing undervalued learning: the noun substantive corresponding: To Cato's daughter.

Shakspeare. understanding is knowing; skilful : understand There is often failing by an undervaluation ; for in ingly, with knowledge.

divers children their ingenerate powers are of slow disclosure.

Wotton. I named them as they passed, and understood

An undervaluer of money was Sir Henry Wotton. Their nature, with such knowledge God endued

Walton. My sudden apprehension.

Milton. I write not this with the least intention to undervalue Sundays may be understandingly spent in theology.

the other parts of poetry.

Dryden. id.

Schooling Luther, an undervaluing term, would make Amorous intent, well understood

one think that Erasmus had a mean opinion of him. Of Eve, whose eye darted contagious fire. Id.

Atterbury. His sin might have been greater in that respect : but UN'DERWOOD, n. s. Under and wood. The that it was not so to be understood appears by the oppo- low trees that grow among the timber. sition.

Stillingfleet. . When did his pen on learning fix a brand,

When you fell underwood, sow haws and sloes. Or rail at arts he did not understand ? Dryden.

Mortimer. The most learned interpreters understood the words UNDERWORK,,n. S. & r.a.) Under and of sin, and not of Abel." Locke. UN'DERWORKMAN, n. s.

work. SuborHe hopes you will your foreign taste command, dinate business; petty affairs : to work at a low To bear for once with what you understand. Addison. price or by scanty means: an inferior or subordiThe present physician is a very understanding man. nate workman.

Id. Nor would they hire under-workmen to employ their UN'DERSTRAPPER, n. s. Under and strap. parts and learning to disarm their mother of all. A petty fellow; an inferior agent.

Thou from loving England art so far, Every understrapper perked up, and expected a regi- That thou hast underwrought its lawful king, ment, or his son must be a major.

Swift. To cut off the sequence of posterity. Shakspeare. UNDERTAKE', v. a. & v. n. Under and Those that are proper for war, fill up the laborious UNDERTAK'ER, N. S.

Stake. Pret. un- part of life, and carry on the underwork of the nation. UNDERTAK'ING. ) dertook; part.

Addison. pass. undertaken. To attempt ; engage in or with; UNDERWRITE', v.a. Under and write. To assume; have the charge of; venture; hazard; write under something else. promise: the noun substantives both correspond: What addition and change I have made, I have here

Sanderson. an undertaker is also used particularly for one who underwritten.

UNDESCRIBʻED, adj. Not described. engages to build, or to conduct a funeral.

They urge, that God left nothing in his word undeO Lord, I am oppressed, undertake for me.

Isaiah xxxviii. 34. scribed, whether it concerned the worship of God, or The task he undertakes outward polity.

Hooker. Is numbering sands, and drinking oceans dry. Shak.

UNDESERV'ED, adj.) Not, merited; not His name and credit shall you undertake,

UNDESERV'EDLY, ddv. Lobtained by merit, or And in my house you shall be friendly lodged. Id. UNDESER'VER, n. s. (default : the adverb and To the waterside I must conduct your grace,

UNDESERVING, adj. other derivatives corThen give my charge up to Sir Nicholas Vaux, respond. Wbo undertakes you to your end. Id. Henry VIII. This victory obtained with great, and truly not un

Mighty men they are called; which sheweth a deserved, honour to the two princes, the whole estates, strength 'surpassing others : and men of renown, that with one consent, gave the crown to Musidorus. is, of great undertaking and adventurous actions.

Sidney. Raleigh's History of the World. I was carried to mislike, then to hate ; lastly, to Antrim was naturally a great undertaker. Clar. destroy this son, undeserving of destruction. Id. I undertook alone to wing the abyss. Milton. He which speaketh no more than edifieth is unde

If this seem too great an undertaking for the humour servedly reprehended for much speaking. Hooker. of our age, then such a sum of money ought to be You see how men of merit are sought after ; the unready for taking off all such pieces of cloth as shall be deserver may sleep, when the man of action is called on. brought in. Temple.

Shakspeare. Fiercer than cannon, and than rocks more hard, It exerts itself promiscuously towards the deserving The English undertake the unequal war. Dryden. and the undeserving, if it relieves alike the idle and the If the curious search the hills after rains, I dare un- indigent.

Addison. dertake they will not lose their labour.

UNDESIGN'ED, adj. 7 Not intended; not Woodward's Natural History

UNDESICN'ING. S purposed : not acting While rival undertakers hover round,

ind with set purpose, or with f.aud. And with his spade the sexton marks the ground.


He looks upon friendship, gratitude, and sense of ho

nour, as terms to impose upon weak, undesigning minds. UNDERTEN'ANT, n. s. Under and tenant. A

South. secondary tenant; one who holds from him that

Where you conduct find, holds from the owner.

Use and convenience; will you not agree, Settle and secure the undertenants; to the end there That such effects could not be undesigned, may be a repose and establishment of every subject's Nor could proceed but from a knowing mind ? estate, lord and tenant. Davies.


UNDESIR'ABLE, adj.) Not to be wished; Sergius, who a band cause bravely tried,

not pleasing: not wish. All of a piece, and undiminished died. Dryden, UNDESIR'ING. Sed: not wishing.

The deathless inuse, with undiminished rays,
To add what wants
Through distant times the lovely dame conveys.

In female sex, the more to draw his love,
And render me more equal ; and perhaps,

UNDINT'ED, adj. Not impressed by a blow. A thing not undesirable, some time

I must rid all the sea of pirates : this 'greed upon, Superior ; for inferior, who is free ?

Milton. To part with unhackt edges, and bear back

Our barge undinted. Shaksp. Antony und Cleopatra. O goddess-mother, give me back to fate; Your gift was undesired, and came too late. Dryden.

UNDIPPED, adj. Un and dip. Not dipped ; The baits of gifts and money to despise,

not plunged. And look on wealth with undesiring eyes :

I think thee When thou canst truly call these virtues thine,

Impenetrably good; but, like Achilles, Be wise, and free, by heaven's consent and mine. Id. Thou hadst a soft Egyptian heel undipped UNDESTROY'ABLE, adj. Indestructible; not And that has made thee mortal.

Dryden. susceptive of destruction. Not in use.

UNDIRECTED, adj. Not directed.

Could atoms, which, with undirected flight, Common glass, once made, so far resists the violence

Roamed through the void, and ranged the realms of of the fire, that most chymists think it a body more undestroyable than gold itself.

night, Boyle.

of reason destitute, without inten , The essences of those species are preserved whole

In order march?

Blackmore on the Creation. and undestroyed, whatever changes happen to any, or all of the individuals.


UNDISCERN'ED, adj. Not observed ; not UNDETER'MINATE, adj.) Not settled ; not

UNDISCERN'EDLY, adv. discovered; not desUNDETER'MINABLE,

decided; contin

UNDISCERN'IBLE, adj. cried : the adverb fol


gent; indetermi. UNDETER'MINATENESS, n. s.

(lowing corresponds : UNDISCERN'Ing, adj.

nate: undetermiUNDETERMINATION,

undiscernible, not to UNDETER'MINED, adj. nateness and un

be discovered or descried : the adverb corresponddetermination correspond : undeterminable, impos

ing: undiscerning is injudicious; not capable of sible to be decided : undetermined, unsetiled;

. distinguishing.

I should be guiltier than my guiltiness,
On either side the fight was fierce, and surely unde-

To think I should be undiscernible,
When I perceive your grace.

Shakspeare. terminable without the death of one of the chiefs.


His long experience informed him well of the state

of England; but of foreign transactions he was entirely Extended wide

Clarendon. In circuit, undetermined, square or round.

undiscerning and ignorant. Milton.

Our profession, though it leadeth us into many truths It is difficult to conceive that any such thing should be as matter, undetermined by something called form.

undiscerned by others, yet doth disturb their communiHale. cations.

Browne's Vulgar Errours.

Some associated particles of salt-petre, by lurking He is not left barely to the undetermination, incertainty and unsteadiness of the operation of his faculties,

undiscernedly in the fixed nitre, had escaped the anawithout a certain, secret, predisposition of them to what

lyzing violence of the fire.


" Many secret indispositions will undiscernibly steal is right.

Id. Fluid, slippery, and undeterminate it is of itself.

We upon the soul, and it will require time and close appliMore cation to recover it to the spiritualities of religion.

uch. The idea of a free agent is undeterminaleness to one

UNDISCIPLINED, adj. Not subdued to repart before he has made choice.


gularity and order. UNDEVOTED, adj. Not devoted.

A gallant man had rather fight to great disadvantages The lords Say and Brooke, two popular men, and in the field, in an orderly way, than skuffle with an unmost undevoted to the church, positively refused to make disciplined rabble.

king Charles, any such protestation.

Clarendon. Divided from those climes where art prevails, UNDIA'PIIANOUS, adj. Not pellucid; not Undisciplined by precepts of the wise, transparent.

Our inborn passions will not brook controul ; When the materials of glass, melted with calcined We follow nature. tin, have composed a mass undiaphanous and white, this UNDISCORD'ING, adj. Not disagreeing ; not white enamel is the basis of all concretes that golde jarring in music. smiths employ in enamelling. Boyle on Colours. We on earth, with undiscording voice,

UNDIGESTED. adj. Not concocted; not May rightly answer that melodious noise ; subdued by the stomach.

As once we did, till disproportioned sin


Jarred against nature's chime.
Ambition, the disease of virtue, bred
Like surfeits from an undigested fulness,

UNDISCOVERED, adj. 1 Not seen; not Meets death in that which is the means of life.

UNDISCOV'ERABLE. I descried; not found

Denham. out: not to be found out. Meat remaining in the stomach undigested, dejection Coming into the falling of a way, which led us into a of appetite, wind coming upwards, are signs of a phleg. place, of each side whereof men might easily keep themmatick constitution.

Arbuihnoi. selves undiscovered, I was encompassed suddenly by a UNDIGHT', preterite. Put off. It is ques. great troop of enemies.

Sidney. tionable whether it have a present tense. Obsolete.

Time glides with undiscovered haste;

The future but å length behind the past. From her fair head her fillets she undight,

Dryden, And laid her stole aside.

He was to make up his accounts, and by an easy, Spenser.

undiscoverable cheat, he could provide against the inUNDIMIN'ISHED, adj. Not impaired; not pending distress.

Rogers. lessened.

UNDISCREET', adj. Not wise ; imprudent. I still account myself undiminished of my largest con If thou be among the undiscreet, observe the time. cessions. King Charles.

Ecclus. xxvii.



UNDISGUISED, adj. Open; artless; plain; No idea can be undistinguishable from another from exposed to view.

which it ought to be different.

Id. If thou art Venus,

Undistinguishing complaisance will vitiate the taste of Disguised in habit, undisguised in shape;

the readers.

Garth. O help us captives from our chains t'escape. Dryden. UNDISTRAC'TED, adj.) Not perplexed

If once they can dare to appear openly and undis UndistRAC'TEDLY, adv. by contrariety of guised, when they can turn the ridicule upon seriousness UNDISTRAC'TEDNESS, n. s. ) thoughts or desires : and piety, the contagion spreads like a pestilence.

the adverb and noun substantive corresponding.

Rogers. UNDISHONORED, adj. Not dishonored.

When Enoch had walked with God, he was so far Keep then fair league and truce with thy true bed :

from being tired with that lasting assiduity, that he adI live distained, thou undishonoured.

mitted him to a more immediate and more undistracted Shakspeare. communion with himself.

Boyle. UNDISMAY'ED, adj. Not discouraged; not St. Paul tells us that there is difference betwixt mardepressed with fear.

ried and single persons; the affections of the latter being Though oft repulsed, again

at liberty to devote themselves more undistractedly to They rally undismayed. Philips. God.

Id. He aimed a blow against his undismayed adversary. The strange confusions of this nation disturb that

Arbuthnot. calmness of mind, and undistractedness of thoughts. Id. UNDISOBLIGʻING, adj. Inoffensive.

UNDISTURB’ED, adj. 1 All this he would have expatiated upon, with con

Free from perturbanexions of the discourses, and the most easy, undisoblig

UNDISTURBʻEDLY, adv. S tion; calm; tranquil; ing transitions.

Broome. placid : the adverb corresponding. UNDISPERS'ED, adj. Not scattered.

To our high raised phantasy present We have all the redolence of the perfumes we burn

That undisturbed song of pure content. Milton. upon his altars; the smoke doth vanish ere it can reach

Our minds are so weak, that they have need of all the sky; and, whilst it is undispersed, it but clouds it.

the assistances that can be procured to lay before them

undisturbedly the thread and coherence of any discourse. UNDISPOS'ED, adj. Not bestowed.


A state where our imitation of God shall end in the The employments were left undisposed of, to keep alive

e undisturbed fruition of him to all eternity. the hopes of impatient candidates. Swift.


UNDIVI'DED, adj. 1 UNDISPUTED, adj. Incontrovertible; evi

Unbroken; whole; not dent.

UNDIVI'DABLE. parted : not to be parted

or divided. You, by an undisputed title, are the king of poets.


in The best actors in the world for tragedy, pastoral, That virtue and vice tend to make those men happy

e scene undividuble, or poem unlimited. Shakspeare. or miserable, who severally practise them, is a proposi

Love is not divided between God and God's enemy : tion of undoubted, and by me undisputed, truth.

we must love God with all our heart; that is, give him Atterbury. a whole and undivided affection.

Taylor. UNDISSEM'BLED, adj. Openly declared; UNDIVULGʻED, adj. Secret; not promulhonest.

gated. Yet are the sons of a clergy, whose undissembled and

Let the great gods unlimited veneration for the holy scriptures hath not find out their enemies now. Tremble, thou wretch, hindered them from paying an inferiour, but profound That hast within thee undivulged crimes regard, to the best interpreters of it, the primitive wri. Unwhipped of justice. terz. Atterbury. UNDO', v.a.

Pret. undid; part. UNDIS'SIPATED, adj. Not scattered; not UNDO'ING, adj. & n. s. pass. undone. From do. dispersed.

UNDONE', adj. To ruin; bring to destrucSuch little primary masses as our proposition men- tion; loose; unravel; reveal : undoing is ruining; tions may remain undissipated.

Boyle destructive : also the destruction or ruin incurred: UNDISSOLV'ING, adj. Never melting. undone, not done or performed ; ruined. Not cold Scythia's undissolving snows

They false and fearful do their hands undo; Nor the parched Lybian sands thy husband bore, Brother, his brother; friend doth friend forsake. Sidney. But mild Parthenope.

Addison. To the utter undoing of some, many things by strict. UNDISTEM'PERED, adj. Free from disease,

ness of law may be done, which equity and honest or perturbation.

meaning forbiddeth.


Do you smell a fault?-I cannot wish the fault unSome such laws may be considered, in some parlia

* done, the issue of it being so proper. Shakspeare. ment that shall be at leisure from the urgency of more"

We seem ambitious God's whole work t' undo; pressing affairs, and shall be cool and undistempered.

Of nothing he made us, and we strive, too,

Temple. UNDISTINGUISHED, adj.) Not marked so

To bring ourselves to nothing back.


Where, with like haste, through several ways they UNDISTINGUISHABLE,

as to be known


from each other: Some to undo, and some to be undone. Denham. not to be clearly seen : not seeing or discriminating Were men so dull, they could not see

That Lyce painted ; should they flee,
These things seem small and undistinguishable, Like simple birds, into a net
Like far off mountains turned into clouds. Shakspeare. So grossly woven and ill-set;
Sleep to those empty lids

Her own teeth would undo the knot,
Is grown a stranger : and day and night

And let all go that she had got.

Waller. As undistinguished by my sleep as sight. Denham. The great and undoing mischief which befalls men, Tis longer since the creation of angels than of the is by their being misrepresented.

South, world, by seven hundred years: whereby we would Now will this woman, with a single glance, mark out so much of that undistinguished duration'as we Undo what I've been labouring all this while. Addison. suppose would have admitted seven hundred annual False lustre could dazzle my poor daughter to her revolutions of the sun. Locke. undoing.

Id. Guurdian. Vol. XXII.

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UNDOUBTED, adj.) Indubitable; indis- UN'DULATE, v.a. &c. v.n.) Lat. undulo. To UNDOUBT'EDLY, udv. putable; unquestion UNDULA'TION, N. s.

drive backward and UNDOUBT'Ixe, auj. Sable: the adverb corres- UNDULARY, adj.

(forward; make to ponding: undoubting, admitling no doubt.


play as waves : to "Some fault undoubtedly there is in the very resemblance play, or curl, like waves : the noun substantive corof idolaters.

Hooker. responds : undulary and undulatory mean movin; His fact, till now, came not to an undoubted proof in the manner of waves.

Shakspeure. The blasts and undulary breaths thereof maintain no They to whom all this is revealed, and received with certainty in their course.

Brmune. an undoubting faith, if they do not presently set about so Worms and leeches will move both ways; and so will easy and so happy a task, inust acknowledge themselves most of those animals whose bodies consist of round and in the number of the blind.


annulary fibres, and move by undulation, that is, libe Thou, Spirit, who led'st this glorious eremite

the waves of the sea.

Id. Into the desert, his victorious field,

Breath vocalized, i.e. vibrated and undulated, may Against the spiritual foe, and brought'st him thence, in a different manner affect the lips, or tongue, or palate, By proof the undoubted Son of God, inspire. Milton. and impress a

and impress a swift, tremulous motion, which breath UNDRAWN', adj. Not pulled by any external alone passing smooth doth not.

Holler. force.

A constant undulatory motion is perceived by looking Forth rushed through telescopes.

Arbuthnoi on dir. The chariot of paternal deity,

Through undulating air the sounds are sent, Flashing thick flames, wheel within wheel undrawn ; And spread o'er all the fluid element.

Pope, Itself instinct with spirit, but convoyed

UNDU’TEOUS, adj. Not performing duty;
By four cherubick shapes. Milton's Paradise Lost. irreverent; disobedieni.
UNDREAD'ED, udj. Not feared.

This deceit loses the name of craft,
Better far,

Of disobedience, or unduteous title. Shakspeare. Than still at hell's dark threshold t' have sat watch,

In Latium sale he lay, Unnamed, undreaded, and thyself half-starved. Milton. From his unduteous son, and his usurping sway. UNDREAM'ED, adj. Not thought on.

Dryden. A course more promising,

UNDU'TIFUL, adj. Nor obedient; no Than a wild dedication of yourselves

UNDU'TIFULLY, adv. reverent: the adverb To unpath'd waters, undreamed shores ; most certain UNDU'TIFULNESS, n. s.) and noun substantive To miseries enough. Shakspeare. Winter's Tale. correspond.

UNDRESS', v.a.& n. s.) From dress. To England thinks it no great policy to have that realm UNDRESS'ED, adj. S divest of

of clothes. planted with English, lest they should grow so unduti

clothes; planted wi strip; divest of ornaments : a loose or negligent ju

ful as the Irish, and become more dangerous

Spenser's Ireland, dress : the adjective corresponding, and also sig

Forbidding undutifulness to superiors, sedition and nifying not prepared or cultivated.

rebellion against magistracy. Undress you, and come now to bed.


The fish had long in Cæsar's ponds been fed,
Reform her into ease,

And from its lord undutifully fled. Dryden's Juvenal.
And put her in undress to make her please. Dryden.
Thy vineyard lies half pruned, and half undressed. Id.

UNDY'ING, adj. Not destroyed; not perishUNDRI'ED, adj. Not dried.

ing; immortal. Four pounds of undried hops, thorough ripe, will To chains of darkness, and the undying worm

Driven down make one of dry.

Mortimer's Husbandry. Their titles in the field were tried :

UNEARNÄED, adj. Not obtained by labor or Witness the fresh laments, and funeral tears undried. UNDRIV'EN, adj. Not impelled any way.

Our work is brought to little, though begun As wintery winds contending in the sky,

Early, and the hour of supper comes unearned. With equal force of lungs their titles try :

Milton. The doubtful rack of heaven,

UNEARTH'ED, adj.) Driven from a den in Stands without motion, and the tide undriven. Dryden. UNEARTH'LY. I the ground: not of the

UNDROSS'Y. adj. Free from recrement. earth.
Of heaven's undrossy gold, the gods' array

The sacrifice
Refulgent, flashed intolerable day. Pope's Homer. How ceremonious, solemn, and unearthly
UNDU'BITABLE, adj. Not admitting doubt;

down. It was i' th' offering! Shakspeare. Winter's Tale.

The robber of the fold' unquestionable.

then Is from his craggy winding haunts unearthed. Let that principle, that all is matter, and that there

Thomson. is nothing else, be received for certain and undubitable, and it will be easy to be seen what consequences it will

wii UNEA'SY, adj. 1 Painful; giving disturblead us into.


UNEA'SINESS, n. s. ance; disturbed ; constrainUNDUE', adj.) Fr. indrië. Not right; not ed; peevish: the noun substantive corresponding. UNDUʻLY, adv. Š legal; contrary to duty: the ad

Happy low! lie down; verb corresponding.

Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.

Shakspeare That proceeding being at that time taxed for rigorous and undue, in matter and manner, makes it very proba

On a tottering pinnacle the standing is uneasy, and ble there was some greater matter against her. Bacon.

the fall deadly.

Decay of Piety.

Some servile imitators Men undulu exercise their zeal against persons ; not only against evil persons, but against those that are the

Prescribe at first such strict, uneasy rules, most venerable.

Sprat's Sermons. As they must ever slavishly observe. Roscommon. He will not prostitute his power to mean and undue

The soul, uneasy and confined from home,

Pope. ends, nor stoop to little and low arts of courting the Bests and expatiales in a life to come. people.


UNEAT’EN, adj. Not devoured.






Though they had but two horses left uneaten, they

This loss, bad never suffered a surmons to be sent to them. Thus far at least recovered, hath much more

Clarendon. Established in a safe, unenvied throne, UNEATH', adv. From eath. Saxon ead, easy. Yielded with full consent.

Miltor.. Not easily. Out of use.

UNE'QUAL, adj. Lat. inæqualis. Not ever A roaring, hideous sound,

UNE'QUALABLE, (or equal ; inferior; partial ; That all the air with terror filled wide,

UNEQUALLED, (ill matched : unequable is And seemed uneath to shake the stedfast ground.

UNEQUALLY, adv. ) diverse ; different from it

Spenser. UNED'IFYING, adj. Not improving in good

self: the other adjective and adverb follow the

sense of unequal. Our practical divinity is as sound and affecting as

There sits deformity to mock my body;

To shape my legs of an unequal size. Shakspeare. that of our popish neighbours is flat and unedifying.

Milton. Among unequals, what society ?

UNELECTED, adj. Not chosen.

Dorinda came, divested of the scorn,
Putting him to rage,
Which the unequalled maid so long had worn.

Roscommon. You should have ta'en the advantage of his choler,

Christ's love to God is filial and unequalable. Boyle. And passed him unelected. Shakspeare. Coriolanus. UNEL'IGIBLE, adj. Not proper to be chosen.

March and September, the two equinoxes, are the

ni most unsettled and unequable of seasons. Bentley. Both extremes, above or below the proportion of our

When we view some well-proportioned dome, character are dangerous ; and 'tis hard to determine


No single parts

No single parts unequally surprize; which is most uneligible,

Rogers. All comes united to the admiring eyes. Pope. UNEMPLOY'ED, adj. Not busy; at leisure ;

UNEQ'UITABLE, adj. Not equitable; not idle. Other creatures all day long

We foree him to stand to those measures which we Rove idle, unemployed, and less need rest. Milton.

think too unequitable to press upon a murderer. Pales unhonoured, Ceres unemployed,

Decay of Piety. Dryden. Were all forgot.

UNEQUIV'OCAL, adj. Not equivocal. Men soured with poverty, and unemployed, easily

This conceit is erroneous, making putrefactive genegive into any prospect of change.


rations correspondent unto seminal productions, and UNEMPTIABLE, adj. Not to be emptied ; conceiving

conceiving unequivocal effects, and univocal conformity inexhaustible. Obsolete.

unto the efficient.

Browne. Whatsoever men or angels know, it is as a drop of UNER'RABLENESS, n. s. Incapacity of error. that unemptiable fountain of wisdom which hath di. The many innovations of that church witness the versely imparted her treasures.


danger of presuming upon the unerrableness of a guide. UÑENDOW'ED, adj. Not invested; not

Decay of Piety. graced.

UNER'RING, adj. 7 A man rather unadorned with any parts of quickness,

Latin inerrans. Comand unendowed with any notable virtues, than notorious

UNER'RINGLY, adv.) mitting no mistake; capafor any defect of understanding.

Clarendon. ble of no mistake : the adverb corresponding. Aspiring, factious, fierce and loud,

The king a mortal shaft lets fly
With grace and learning unendowed.
Swift. From his unerring hand.

Denham. UNENGAGʻED, adj. Not engaged; not ap- .

Is this the' unerring power ? the ghost replied ;

Nor Phæbus flattered; nor his answers lied. Dryden. propriated. When we have sunk the only unengaged revenues left,

The irresistible informities of our nature make a perfect

and unerring obedience impossible. our incumbrances must remain perpetual. Swift.

Rogers. UNENJOYED, adj. Not obtained ; not pose cally adapted to fall so unerringly into regular compo

What those figures are, which should be mechanisessed.

sitions, is beyond our faculties to conceive. Glanville. The more we have, the meaner is our store ;

UNESCHEWABLE, adj. Inevitable; unaThe unenjoying, craving wretch is poor. Creech, Each day's a mistress unenjoyed before ;

voidable; not to be escaped. Not in use. Like travellers, we're pleased with seeing more.

He gave the mayor sufficient warning to shift for

Dryden. safety, if an uneschewable destiny had not altered him. UNENLARGʻED, adj. Not enlarged; narrow;

Carew. contracted.

UNESPI'ED, adj. Not seen; undiscovered ; Unenlarged souls are disgusted with the wonders undescried. which the microscope has discovered concerning the Treachery, guile, and deceit, are things which may shape of little animals, which equal not a pepper-corn. for a while, but do not long, go unespied. Hooker.

""Watts. Nearer to view his prey, and unespied UNENLIGHTENED, adi. Not illuminated. To mark what of their ståte he more might learn. Mil. Moral virtue, natural reason, unenlightened by reve

UNESSEN’TIAL, adj. Not being of the last lation, prescribes.

Atterbury importance; not constituting essence.
UNENSLAVÄED, adj. Free; not enthralled.

The void profound
By thee

Of unessential night receives him next. Milton. She sits a sov'reign, unenslaved and free. Addison. Tillotson was moved rather with pity than indigna

UNENTERTAINʻING, adj. Giving no de. tion, towards the persons of those who differed from light; giving no entertainment.

him in the unessential parts of Christianity. Addison. It was not unentertaining to observe by what degrees UNEʻVEN, adj. Unequal in surface; not. I ceased to be a witty writer.

Pope. Une'veNNESS, n.s. I level; not suitable: the noun UNENTOMB’ED, adj. Unburied; uninterred. substantive corresponding. Think'st thou unentombed to cross the floods?

Some said that it was best to fight with the Turks in

Dryden. that uneven, mountain country, where the Turk's chief UNEN VIED, adj. Exempt from envy. strength consisting in the multitude of his horsemen The fortune which nobody sees makes a man happy should stand him in small stead.

Knolles. and unenvied. Bacon. The Hebrew verse consists of uneven feet. Peacham,

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