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UNSKI'LFULNESS. n. s. Want of art; our end desired, whom when time hath made want of knowledge.
unsociable to others, we become a burden to our. The sweetness of her countenance did give
Raleigh. such a grace to what she did, that it did make
Such a behaviour deters men from a religious handsome the unhandsomeness, and make the life, by representing it as an unsociable state, thac eye force the mind to believe that there was a
extinguishes all joy.
Addison praise in that unskilfulness.
UNSO'CIABLY. adv. Not kindly; withLet no prices be heightened by the necessity out good-nature. or unskilfulness of the contractor.
Taylor. These are pleased with nothing that is not une UNSKI'LLED, adj. Wanting skill; want.
sociably sour, ill-natured, and troublesome. ing knowledge : with in before a noun, Unsoʻlled. adj. Not polluted; not
L'Estrange. and to before a verb.
Unskilld in hellebore, if thou shouldst try tainted; not stained. To mix it, and mistake the quantity,
Who will believe thee, Isabel? The rules of physick would against thee cry. My unsoil'd name, th' austereness of my life,
Dryden. Will your accusation overweigh. Sbakspeare. Unskilld and young, yet something still I writ The humours are transparent, to let in the Of Ca’ndish beauty join’d to Cecil's wit. Prior. light, unsoiled and unsophisticated by any inward Not eastern monarchs, on their nuptial day, tincture,
Ray. In dazzling gold and purple shine so gay
Her Arethusian stream remains unsoild, As the bright natives of th' unlabour'd field, Unmix'd with foreign filth, and undefil'd. Unvers'd in spinning, and in looms unskill'd.
Dryden. Blackmore. UnsO'LD. adj. Not exchanged for money. Poets, like painters, thus unskilld to trace The naked nature, and the living grace,
Mopsus the sage, who future things foretold,
And t' other seer, yec by his wife unsolt.
Adieu, my children! better thus expire
Unstail'd, unsold; thus glorious mount in fire. UxSLA'ın. adj. Not killed. If there were any who felt a pity of so great UNSO'LDIERLIKE. adj. Unbecoming a
Pope. a fall, and had yet any sparks of unslain duty
soldier. left in them towards me, yet durst they not shew it.
Sidney. Perhaps they had sentinels waking while they Not hecatomb unslain, nor vows unpaid,
slept; but even this would be unsoldierlike in our On Greeks accurs'd this dire contagion bring,
Broome. Dryden. Unsoʻlid. adj. Fluid ; not coherent. UNSLA'KED. adi. Not quenched.
The extension of body is nothing but the coHer desires new rous'd,
hesion of solid, separable, moveable parts; and And yet unslak'd, will kindle in her fancy, the extension of space, the continuity of unsolid, And make her eager to renew the feast. Dryden. inseparable, and unmoveable parts. Locke.
Wheat steeped in brine, drawing the brine UrsoʻLVED. adj. Not explicated. from it, they mix with unslacked lime beat to
Mortimer. powder, and so sow it.
Why may not a sincere searcher of truth, by
labour and prayer, find out the solution of those UNSLE E'PING, adj. Ever wakeful.
perplexities which have hitherto been unsolved! And roseate dews dispos'd
Watts, All but th' unsleeping eyes of God to rest.
As Virgil propounds a riddle which he leaves
Milton. unsolved, so I will give you another, and leave UNSLI'PPING. adj. Not liable to slip; the exposition to your acute judgment. Dryden. fast.
UNSOO'T, for unsweet.
Spenser. To knit your hearts
UNSOPHISTICATED. adj. Not adulteWith an unslipping knot, take, Antony,
Sbukspeare. Octavia to wite,
rated; not counterfeit.
The humour and tunicles are purely transpa. UNSMI'RCHED. adj. Unpolluted; not rent, to let in light and colours, unfouled and stained.
unsophisticated by any inward tincture. More. That drop of blood that's calm proclaims me
Blue vitriol, how venereal and unsophisticated bastard;
soever, rubbed upon the whetted blade of a Cries cuckold to my father; brands the harlot knife, will not impart its latent colour. Boyle.
If authors will not keep close to truth by unEv'n here, between the chaste and unsmircb'd brow
varied terms, and plain, insophisticated argue Of my true mother.
ments; yet it concerns readers not to be imposed Sbakspeare. on by fallacies.
Locke. UNSMO'KE D. adj. Not smoked.
UNSO'RTED. adj. Not distributed by proHis ancient pipe in sable dy'd, And half unsmoak’d, lay by his side. Swift. per separation.
Their ideas, ever indifferent and repugnant, UNSMOʻOTH. adj. Rough ; not even; not lie in the brain inserted, and thrown together level. Not used.
Watts. Those blossoms, and those dropping gums
Mad man, that does seek
Occasion of wrath, and cause of strife; UNSOCIABLE. adj. [insociabilis, Latin.]
She comes unsought; and shunned, follows eke. Not kind, not communicative of good;
Spenser. not suitable to society.
Her virtue, and the conqcience of her worth, By how much the more we are accompanied That would be woo'd, and not unsougbt be won. with plenty, by so much the wore greedily is
Milton. VOL. IV.
They new hope resume,
Orpheus' lute was strung with poets sinews, To find whom at the first they found unsought. Whose golden touch could soften steel and
Milton. The sea o'er-fraught would swell, and th’un Make tygers tame, and huge leviathans sougbt diamond's
Forsake unsounded deeps to dance on sands.
orthoWhen called before to come, now came unsought.
1. Erroneousness of belief; want Milton.
doxy: If some foreign and unsougbt ideas offer them
If this be unsound, wherein doth the point of
Hooker, Selves, reject them, and keep them from taking
unsoundness lie ? off our minds from its present pursuit. Locke. 2. Corruptness of any kind.
Thou that art ne'er from velvet slipper free, Neither is it to all men apparent, which comWhence comes this unsought honour unto me? plain of unsound parts, with what kind of are
Fenton soundness every such part is possessed. Hooker. e. Not searched ; not explored.
3. Want of strength ; want of solidity. Hopeless to find, yet loth to leave unsought,
The unsoundness of this principle has been ofOr that, or any place that harbours men.
Addison UNSO'UND. adj.
UNSO'URED, adj. 1. Sickly; wanting health.
1. Not made sour. Intemp'rate youth Ends in an age imperfect, and unsound. Denbam.
Meat and drink last longer unputrified and
Bacar. An animal whose juices are unsound can ne
unsoured in winter than in summer. ver be duly nourished; for unsound juices can
2. Not made morose. never duly repair the fluids and solids. Arbutbrot.
Secure these golden early joys, 2. Not free from cracks.
That youth unsour'd with sorrow bears. Dryder. .3. Rotten ; corrupted.
Unso'wn. adj. Not propagated by scat4. Not orthodox.
tering seed. These arguments being sound and good, it
Mushrooms come up hastily in a night, and cannot be unsound or evil to hold still the same yet are unsown. assertion.
If the ground lie fallow and unsowa, cornEatyches of sound belief, as touching their
flowers will not come.
Bacest true personal copulation, become unsound, by de The fow'rs unsown in fields and meadow's nying the difference which still continueih be
reign'd, tween the one and the other nature. Hooker, And western winds immortal spring maintain'd s. Not honest; not upright.
Dryden. Do not tempt my misery,
UNSPA'RED. adj. Not spared. Lest it should make me so unsound a man,
Whatever thing As to upbraid you with those kindnesses The scythe of time'mows down, deyour unspared
. That I have done for you. Sbakspeare.
Milta. 4. Not true; not certain ; not solid.
1. Not parsimonious. With fruitless follies and unsound delights.
She gathers tribute large, and on the board
Spanser. Heaps with unsparing hand. 7. Not fast; not calm.
2. Not merciful. The now sad king,
To UNSPE'AK. v.a. To retract; to re. Toss'd here and there, his quiet to confound,
I put myself to thy direction, and
Unspeab mine own detraction; here abjure 8. Not close ; not compact.
The taints and blames I laid upon myself
. Some lands make unsound cheese, notwith- UNSPEAKABLE. adj. Not to be express
Sbakspeare. standing all the care of the good housewife.
Mortimer. ed; incffable; unutterable. Not sincere ; not faithful.
A thing, which uttered with true devotion and This Boobyclod soon drops upon the ground, zeal of heart, affordeth to God himself that glory, A certain token that his love's unsound;
that aid to the weakest sort of men, to the most While Lubberkin sticks firmly.
Goy. perfect that solid comfort, which is unspeakab... lo. Not solid; not material. Of such subtle substance and unsound,
A heavier task could not have been impos'd, That like a ghost he seem'd, whose grave-cloaths
Than I to speak my grief unspeakable.
Sbakspears are unbound.
Both addrest for fighe 11. Erroneous; wrong.
Unspeakable: for who, though with the tongue What fury, what conceit unsound,
Of angels, can relate? Presentech lere to death so sweet a child?
The comfort it conveys is something bigger
Fairfax. than the capacities of mortality; mighty, and o** H s puissance, trusting in th' Almighty's aid, I mean to try, whose reason I have try'd
speakable; and not to be understood, will it comes
to be felt. Unsound and false.
This fills the minds of weak men with groundj 2. Not fast under foot.
less fears, and unspeakable rage towards their felUNSC'UNDED. adj. Not tried by the plum
low subjects. met.
UNSPEAKABLY. adv. Inexpressibly ; inGlo'ster is
effably. I'nsounded yet, and full of deep deceit.
When nature is in her dissolution, and preSbekspart.
sents us with pothing but bleak and barrea prea
speca, there is something unspeakably chearful Unspoild shall be her arms, and unprofan'd in a spot of ground which is covered with trees, Her holy limbs.
Drydor. that smile amidst all the rigours of winter. Spect. 2. Not marred; not hurt; not made use. UNSPECIFIED. adj. Not particularly
less; not corrupted. mentioned.
Bathurst, yet unspoil'd by wealth.
Pope . Were it not requisite that it should be con
UNSPOTTED. adj. cealed, it had not passed unspecified. Brown. 1. Not marked with any stain.
A milk-white hind, UNSPE'CULATIVE. adj. Not theoretical.
Without unspotled, innocent within. Dryden. Some unspeculative men may not have the
Seven bullocks yet unyok'd for Phæbuts chuse, skill to examine their assertions.
And for Diana seven unspotted ewes.
Dryden. UNSPE'D. adj. Not dispatched; not per:
2. Immaculate ; not tainted with guilt.
Satyran bid him other business ply, formed.
Than hunt the steps of pure, unspotted maid.
Spenser. Unsped the service of the common cause. Gartb. A heart unspotted is not easily daunted. Sbaks. UNS PE'NT. adj. Not wasted; not dimi
There is no king, be his cause never so spotnished ; not weakened ; not exhausted.
less, if it come to the arbitrement of swords, can The sound inclosed within the sides of the
try it out with all unspotted soldiers. Shakspeare. bell corneth forth at the holes unspent and more
Pure religion and undefiled is this, to visit the strong.
fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to
Bacon. Thy fame, not circumscrib'd with English
keep himself unspotted from the world. James. ground,
Wisdom is the grey hair to men, and an unFlies like the nimble journeys of the light,
spotted life is old age.
Make her his eternal bride; And is, like that, unspent too in its fight.
And from her fair unspotted side
Two blissful twins are to be born. Milton, To UNSPHE'RE. v. a. To remove from
Thou wilt not leave me in the loathsome its orb.
grave You put me off with limber vows; but I, His prey, nor suffer my unspoiled soul Though you would seek t'unspbere the stars with
For ever with corruption there to dwell. Milton. oaths,
Vindicate the honour of religion, by a pure Should yet say, Sir, no going. Sbakspeare. and unspotted obedience to its precepts. Rogers, Let my lamp at midnight hour
UNSQUARED. adj. Not formed; irregular. Be seen in some high lonely tow'r,
When he speaks, Where I may oft out-watch the bear,
'T is like a chime a-mending, with terms una With thrice great Hermes; or unspabere
squar'd; The spirit of Plato, to unfold
Which, from the tongue of roaring Typhon What worlds or what vast ragions hold
dropt, Th' immortal mind.
Would seem hyperboles.
Shakspeares UNSPI'ED. adj.
UNSTA'BLE. adj. [instabilis, Latin.] 1. Not searched; not explored.
1. Not fixed; not fast. With narrow search I must walk round
A popular state not founded on the general This garden, and no corner leave urspy'd. interests of the people is of all others the inose
Miltan. uncertain, unstable, and subject to the most ersy 2. Not seen; not discovered.
Tenola Resolv'd to find some fault, before unspy'd; Thus air was void of light, and earth unstabi.. And disappointed, if but satisfy'd. Tickn.
See barness'd steeds desert the stony town, UNSPI'LT. adj.
And wander roads unstabie, not their own. Gay. 1. Not shed.
2. Inconstant; irresolute. That blood which thou and thy great grand
Where gentry, title, wisdom, sire shed,
Cannot conclude by the yea and no And all that since these sister nations bled,
Oi gen’ral ignorance, it must omit Had been unspilt, had happy Edward known
Real necessities, and give way the while That all the blood he spilt had been his own. I'unstable slightness.
A double-minded man is unstable. Basnes. 2. Not spoiled; not marred.
UNSTA'ID. adj. Not cool; not prudent; To borrow to-daie, and to-morrow to mis,
not settled into discretion ; not steady; For lender or borrower noiance it is;
mutable. Then have of thine owne, without lending, use spilt.
Tusser. His instayed youth had long wandered in the
common labyrints of love; in which time, to To UNSPI'RIT. via. To dispirit; to de
warn young people of his unfortunate folly, he press; to deject.
compiled these cuelve oeglegues. Spanser. Denmark has continued ever since weak and unspirited, bent only upon safety. Temple.
To the gay gardens his unstaid desire
Him wholly carried, to refresh bis sprights. Could it be in the power of any temporal loss,
Sponsen. so much to discompose and unspirit my soul?
Will the king come, that I may breathe my Norris.
last UNSPOILED. adi.
In wholesome counsel to his, unstaid youth? .. 1. Not plundered ; not pillaged.
Sbakspeare, All the way that they fied, for very despight, Tell me, how will the world repute nie, in their return they utterly was.ed whatscever For undertaking so unstaid a journey? they had before left unspoiled.
i fear it will make me scandalized. Sbaks-sare. The English searched ine rivers in such sort,
Wo to that land, as they left few ships unspoiled or untaken. Which gasps beneath a child's wrastaid command! Hayward
UNSTA'IDNESS, N. S.
the same blindness, and obstinacy, and unsteadi1. Indiscretion; volatile mind.
Swift. 2. Uncertain motion.
UNSTE'ADY. adj. The oft changing of his colour, with a kind 1. Inconstant ; irresolute. of shaking unstaidness over all his body, he might And her unsteady hand hath often plac'd see in his countenance some great determina Men in high pow's, but seldom holds them fast. tion mixed with fear. Sidney.
No measures can be taken of an unsteady UNSTA’INED. adj. Not stained; not died;
mind; still 't is too much, or too little. not discoloured ; not dishonoured; not
While choice remains, he will be still unsteady, Pure and unstained religion ought to be the And nothing but necessity can fix him. Rowe. highest of all cares appertaining to public regi 2. Mutable; variable ; changeable.
Hooker. If the inotion of the sun were as unequal as Ne let her waves with any filth be dy'd, that of a ship driven by unsteady winds, it would But ever, like herself, unstained hath been try'd. not at all help us to measure time.
Locke, Spenser. 3. Not fixed; not settled. I do commit into your hand Th'ustained sword that you have us'd to bear,
UNSTE E'PED. adj. Not soaked. With this remembrance, that you use the same
Other wheat was sown unsteeped, but watered With a like bold, just, and impartial spirit
twice a day.
Bacte. As you have done 'gainst me. Sbakspeare. To UNSTI'NG. v. a. To disarm of a
'I will do it without fear or doubt, To live an unstair'd wife to my sweet love.
He has disarmed his afflictions, unstung his
m series; and though he has not the proper hapAnd the true blood which peeps forth faintly
piness of the world, yet he has the greatest tha:
Seatá. through it,
is to be enjoyed in it. Do plainly give you out an unstain’d shepherd. UNSTINTED. adj. Not limited.
Sbakspeare. In the works of nature is unstinted goodness The hooked chariot stood
shewn us by their author.
Skelter. Unstain'd with hostile blood. Milton. UNSTIRRED. adj. Not stirred; not agiThat good earl, once president
tated. of England's council, and her treasury; Who liv'd in both unstain'd with gold or fee,
Such seeming milks suffered to stand uxstir.
red let fall to the bottom a resinous substance. And left them both, more in himself content. Milton,
To UNSTI'TCH. v. a. To open by pickHer people guiltless, and her fields uxstain'd.
ing the stitches. These, of the garter call’d, of faith unstain'd, Cato well observes, though in the phrase of a In fighting fields the laurel have obtain'd.
taylor, friendship ought not to be unripped, but Dryden. uristitched.
Cellier T. UNSTA'TE. v. a. To put out of dig- U'NSTO'OPING. adj. Not bending; not nity.
yielding: High-battled Cæsar will
Such neighbour nearness to our sacred blood Unstate his happincss, and be stag'd to th' shew Should nothing priv'lege him, nor partialize Against a sworder.
Th’unstwping firmness of my upright soul. i would unstate myself, to be in a due resolu
Sbakspeare. To UNSTO'P. v. a. To free from stop or UNSTA'TUTABLE. adj. Contrary to sta obstruction ; to open. tute.
Such white fumes have been afforded, by usThat plea did not avail, although the lease were
stopping a liquor diaphanous and red. notoriously unstatutable, the rent reserved being 'The eyes of the blind shall be opened, and not a seventh part of the real value. Swifi. the cars of the deaf unstopped.
Isaist. UNSTA'UNCHED. adj. Not stopped; not One would wonder to find such a multitude of stayed.
Addises, With the issuing blood
UNSTO'PPED. adj. Stifle the villain, whose unstaunched thirst
Meeting no resist York and young Rutland could not satisfy.
The flame unstopp'd, at first more fury gains, UNSTE'ADFAST. adj. Not fixed ; not
And Vulcan rides at large with loosen'd reins.
Dryden. fast; not resolute. I'll read you matter,
UNSTRA'INED. adj. Easy; not forced. As full of peril and advent'rous spirit,
By an easy and instrained derivation, it im
Hakrwill. As to o'erwalk a current, roaring loud,
plies the breath of God. On the unsteadfast footing of a spear.
UNSTRAITENED. adj. Not contracted. UNSTEADILY. adv.
The eternal wisdom, from which we derive 1. Without any certainty.
our beings, enriched us with all these ennoble
ments that were suitable to the measures of an 2. Inconstantly; not consistently.
unstraitered goodness, and the capacity of such a He that uses his words loosely and unsteadily
Glanz ille. will nui be minded, or not understood. Locke. UNSTRE'NGTHENED. adj. Not supporto UNSTE'ADINESS. n.
n. s. Want of con ed'; not assisted. stancy; irresolution ; mutability.
The church of God is neither of capacity so A prince of this character will instruct us, by weak, nor so wnstrangibened with authority from his can pie, lo fix ilie unsteadiness of our poli. above, but that her laws may exact obedience at ticks.
Horia. Svilic result, we find the same spirit of cruelty, To UXSTRI'NG. v. 4.
1. To relax any thing strung; to deprive pursuit after fame, who are more desirous of obe of strings.
Addison. My tongue's use is to me no more
Leave dang’rous truths to unsuccessful satire. Than an unstringed viol or harp. Sbakspeare.
Popa. Eternal structures let them raise
UNSUCCE'SSFULLY. adv. UnfortunateOn William and Maria's praise;
ly: without success. Nor fear they can exhaust the store,
The humble and contented man pleases him.' Till nature's musick lies unstrung:
Prior. self innocently; while the ambitious man ate His idle horn on fragrant myrtles hung; tempts to please others sinfully, and, perhaps, His arrows scatter'd, and his bow unstrung: in the issue insuccessfully too.
UNSUCCE'SSFULNESS. n. s. Want of suc2. To loose ; to untie. Invaded thus, for want of better bands
cess ; event contrary to wish. His garland they unstring, and bind his hands. Admonitions, fraternal or paternal, then more
Dryden. publick reprehensions, and, upon the unsuccesso UNSTRU'CK. adj. Not moved'; not af fulness of all these milder medicaments, the fected.
censures of the church.
Hammond. Over dank and dry,
UNSUCCESSIVE. adj. Not proceeding by They journey toilsome, unfatigu'd with length
flux of parts. Of march, unstruck with horror at the sight
We cannot sum up the unsuccessive and stable Of Alpine ridges bleak. Pbilips. direction of God.
Brown. UNSTU'died. adj. Not premeditated;
The unsuccessive duration of God with relanot laboured.
tion to himself, doth not communicate unto
other created beings the same manner of duraIn your conversation I could observe a clear.
Hale. ness of notion, expressed in ready and unstudied words.
UNSU'CKED. adj. Not having the breasts UNSTU'PFED. adj. Unfilled; not crowded.
drawn. Care keeps his watch in every old man's eye; Unsuck'd of lamb or kid, that tend their play. And where care lodgeth, sleep will never lie:
Milton. But where unbruised youth with unstuft brain UNSU'FFERABLE, adj. Not supportable; Doth couch his limbs, there golden sleep doth intolerable ; not to be endured. reign.
Sbakspears. The irksome deformities, whereby, through UNSUBSTANTIAL. adj.
endless and senseless effusions of indigested 1. Not solid ; not palpable.
prayers, they oftentimes disgrace, in most une Welcome, thou unsubstantial air that I em sufferable manner, the worthiest part of christian brace!
duty towards Gud.
Hooker. The wretch that thou hast blown unto the That glorious form, that light unsufferable, worst,
And that far-beaming blaze of majesty, Owes nothing to thy blasts.
Wherewith he woni at heav'n's high council Darkness now rose,
table As daylight sunk, and brought in low'ring night, To sit the midst of trinal unity, Her shadowy offspring, insubstantial both,
He laid aside.
Milton. Privation mere of light and absent day. Milton. A stinking breath, and twenty ill smells be2. Not real.
sides, are more unsufferable by her nacural slutIf empty unsubstantial beings may be ever
Stvift. made use of on this occasion, there were never UNSUFFICIENCE. n. s. [insuffisance, Fr.] any more nicely imagined and employed.
Inability to answer the end proposed. Addison
The error and unsufficience of the arguments, UNSUCCEE'DE D. adj. Not succeeded. doth make it on the contrary side against them, Unjust equal o'er equals to let reign;
a strong presumption that God hath not moved One over all, with unsucceeded power. Milion.
their hearts to think such things as he hath not UNSUCCE'SSFUL. adj. Not having the
enabled them to prove.
Hooker. wished event; not fortunate.
UNSUFFICIENT. adi. [insuffisant, Fr.] the sad fate of unsuccessful sin!
Unable ; inadequate. You see yon heads without: There's worse with Malebranche having shewed the difficulties of
the other ways, and how unsufficient they are, to Ye pow'rs return'd
give a satisfactory account of the ideas we have, From unsuccessful charge! be not dismay'd.
erects this, of seeing all things in God, upon Milton. their ruin, as the true.
Locke. Hence appear the many mistakes, which UNSU'GARED. adj. Not sweetened with have made learning generally so unpleasing and sugar. so unsuccessful.
Milton. Try it with sugar put into water formerly My counsels may be unsuccessful, but my sugared, and into other water unsugared. Bacon.
pray’rs Shall wait on all your actions. Denbam.
UNSU'ITABLE, adj. Not congruous; not The corruption, perverseness, and vitiosity of equal; not proportionate. man's will, he charges as the only cause that Virginity, like an old courtier, wears her cap rendered all the arguments his doctrine came out of fashion; richly suited, but unsuitable, just cloathed with unsuccessful.
South. like the brooch and the tooth-pick, which we Had Portius been the unsuccessful lover,
Sbakspeare. The same compassion would have fallen on him. He will smile upon her; which will now be
Addison. so unsuitable to her disposition, being addicted to Successful authors do what they can to ex a melancholy, that it cannot but turn him into clude a competitor; while the unsuccessful, with contempt.
Sbakspeare. as much eagerness, lay their claim to him as That would likeliest render contempt instead; their brother.
Addison. Hard recompence, unsuitable return Those are generally more unsuccessful in their For so much good.
wear not now.