un-cyst
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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un-cyst
e: -cyste, an; f. A vice, defect, fault. I. of the body, a disorder Wið wífa earfoðnyssum; ðás uncyste Grécas hátaþ hystem cepnizam, Lchdm. i. 334, 18. Tó eallum uncystum ðe on gómum beóð ácenned, 348, 12. II. of diction, a fault, solecism Ðære uncyste sylocismi, laudacismi, ða uncyste barbarismi (the passage is: Inter Scillam soloecismi et barbarismi baratrum ... scopulosas lautacismi collisiones, Ald. 80), Wrt. Voc. ii. 88, 27-33: 52, 49. III. of morals, a vice, fault Ðæt on ús ne sý geméted nǽnigu stów ǽmetig gástlícra mægena, ðæt ðǽr mæge yfelu uncyst on eardian, Blickl. Homl. 37, l0. Ðeós deáþberende uncyst (envy ), 65, 13. Hé bær ða wǽtan ðære uncystan (-cyste, Bd. M. 82, 13) in ðam telgan portat in ramo humorem vitii, Bd. 1, 27; S. 495, 26. Ða uncyste ðære ánwielnesse vitio obstinationis, Past. 6; Swt. 47, 16. Gif ðú nán gód dón nelt Gode tó wurðmynte, ðonne geswutelast ðú mid ðære uncyste ðíne yfelnysse, Homl. Th. i. 142, 2. Fýr ǽleþ uncyste,Exon. Th. 233, 17; Ph. 526: 81, 27; Cri. 1330. Gif hwylce uncysta on biscopum gemétte sýn si qua sunt in episcopis vitia, Bd. 1, 27; S. 492, 17. Ða unsýfernysse uncysta rudera vitiorum, 4, 3; S. 569, 32: 1, 27; S. 495, 32. Uncysta passionum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 77, 33. Ða men ðe ðyssum uncystum (covetousness, envy, lust ) fylgaþ, Blickl. Homl. 25, 9. Hwá ongyt his uncysta delicta quis intelligit? Ps. Th. 18, 11. Sume wealdaþ ealle uncysta and leahtras on him sylfum, Homl. Th. i. 344, 35. III a. the vice of avarice, niggardliness, parsimony, want of liberality. v. un-cystig :-- Ðises mannes (the rich span who gave nothing to Lazarus ) uncyst and upáhefednys hine besencte on cwicsúsle, Homl. Th. i. 328, 22. Spærnesse ł uncyste frugalitatis, Hpt. Gl. 425, 66. Ne hé uncysta ná begange nec avaritie studeat, R. Ben. 55, 3. [O. H. Ger. un-kust vitium, scelus, dolus. Cf. Icel. ú-kostr a fault.]
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