un-gewit
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
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un-gewit
un-gewitt, es; n. I. madness, insanity Nán unhál cild, ne deáf, ne blind, ne ungewittes, Homl. Ass. 179, 322. Hié sindon suá micle wætlícor tó oferbúgánne suá mon ongiet ðæt hié on máran ungewitte beóð tanto caute declinandi sunt, quanto et insane rapiuntur, Past. 40; Swt. 295, 22. Gif hwylc man of his gewitte feólle ... Gif man hine ofsleá on ðam ungewitte, L. Ecg. P. addit. 29; Th. ii. 236, 31. Se yfela gást on ungewitte his (Saul's ) mód áwende, Homl. Skt. i. 18, 11. Sende ðé Drihten on ungewitt and blindnysse percutiat te Dominus amentia et coecitate, Deut. 28, 28. II. folly, stupidity Ðý læs ðe ǽnig ungecyrred woroldman mid nytnesse and ungewitte regules geboda ábrǽce, and ðære tale brúce, ðæt hé misfénge ðý hé hit sélre nyste. Lchdm. iii. 442, 2. Hí mid heora gedwolsprǽce eall folc ámyrdon. And Theodosius, ðá hé swilce ungewitt ǽlce dæge gehýrde, hé wearð sárig, Homl. Skt. i. 23, 370. [O. H. Ger. un-giwizzi insipientia.]
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