un-gewiss
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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un-gewiss
adj. Uncertain Ungewis incerta, Wrt. Voc. ii. 48, 17. I. of persons, not having knowledge, ignorant Gif hé hit nát, hwelce gesǽlþa hæfþ hé æt ðam welan, gif hé biþ swá dysig and swá ungewiss ðæt hé ðæt witan ne mæg si nescit, quaenam beata sors esse potest ignorantiae caecitate? Bt. 11, 2; Fox 34, 26. Ungewiss com se deófol tó Criste, and ungewiss hé eode áweig; for ðan ðe se Hǽlend ne geswutelode ná him his mihte, Homl. Th. i. 176, 9-11. Ðá ðá ic ðǽr lange stód ungewis mínes færeldes, ii. 350, 26. II. of things, a. not known, of which there is not certain knowledge On ðínes lífes ryne ðe ðé is ungewiss, Basil admn. 8; Norm. 52, 8. Ungewisse þingc and dýgelnyssa wísdomes ðínes incerta et occulta sapientiae tuae, Ps. Lamb. 50, 8. b. not conveying certain knowledge Ðú stunta, on hwilce wísan sceole wé ðé gelýfan and ðínum ungewissum wordum? Homl. Skt. i. 23, 697. III. ignominious. v. preceding word, III:Ungewis ignominiosus, Kent. Gl. 715. [O. H. Ger. un-giwiss incertus, inexpertus, fortuitus.]
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