un-gemet
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
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un-gemet
es; n. I. immensity, an immense number Ealles his heres wæs swelc ungemet ðæt mon eáðe cweþan mehte ðæt hit wundor wǽre hwǽr hié wæteres hæfden ðæt hié mehten him þurst of ádrincan ut exercitui immensaeque classi vix ad potum flumina suffecisse memoratum sit, Ors. 2, 5; Swt. 80. 7. Hé heora ungemet ofslóg; be ðæm mon mehte witan, ðá hé and ða consulas hié átellan ne mehton quot millia hominum interfecta ipse consul ostendit; qui numerum explicare non potuit, 3, 10; Swt. 140, 29. II. immoderation, excess Of ungemete ǽlces þinges, wiste and wǽda, wíngedrinces, Met. 25, 38. Ðæt hé ne wilnige wynsumran wyrðe ðonne hit gemetlíc sié, ne aft tó réþre; for ðæm hé ne mæg náþres ungemet ádrióhan, Bt. 40, 3; Fox 238, 22. II a. adverbial uses of cases, ungemetes, (mid) ungemete, ungemetum, to excess, without measure, excessively, immensely, very :-- Ungemetes wel, Beo. Th. 3589; B. 1792. Wese ðín esne on ðé ungemete blíðe servus tuus laetabitur, Ps. Th. 108, 27: 115, 2: 141, 7: 143, 17: Beo. Th. 5436; B. 2721. Ic bidde ðínre ansýne ungemete georne, mid ealre gehygde heortan mínre deprecatus sum faciem tuam in toto corde meo, Ps. Th. 118, 58: 108, 3: 115, 1. Ungemete neáh, Beo. Th. 4832; B. 2420: 5450: B. 2728. Hió wile weahsan mid ungemete sine mensura dilatatur, Past. 11; Swt. 71, 17. Mid ungemete (cf. ungemetlíce, Bt. 38, 1; Fox 194, 25), Met. 26, 62. Se mid ungemete geonde anwalda ofer óþre ardens cupiditate dominandi, Ors. 3, 11; Swt. 148. 29: 4, 5; Swt. 166, 25: 6, 3; Swt. 256, 28. Ða folc bútú on feferádle mid ungemete swulton gravissima pestilentia uterque exercitus angebatur, 4, 10; Swt. 198, 35. Ðá ongon se cealc mid ungemete stincan, 6, 32; Swt. 288, 1: Homl. Skt. i. 23, 230. Ungemetum réðe, Runic pm. Kmbl. 341, 2; Rún. 3: 341, 15; Rún. 11. Ungemettan fæste mid cludum ymbweaxen mirae asperitatis, Ors. 3, 9; Swt. 132, 10. Ungemetum georne, Ps. Th. 118, 107: 142, 1. Ungemetum swíðe, 118, 67. Eágan ungemetum wépaþ, Dóm. L. 12, 193. [From mesure into unimete, A. R. 74, 28. O. H. Ger. un-gimez.]
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