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un-lust

  • noun [ masculine ]
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un-lust, es; m.
absence of desire, disgust, disinclination.
want of appetite
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  • Lǽcedóm gif men unlust (cf.

    Ger.

    Unlust zum Essen) sié getenge,
      Lchdm. ii. 16, 15: 150, 17.
  • Wiþ metes unluste,

      184, 15: 28, 5.
  • Wiþ unluste and wlætan þe of magan cymð,

      158, 12.
  • Wiþ sáre and unluste ðæs magan, se ðe ne mæg ne mid mete ne mid drincan beón gelácnod,

      158, 17.
  • Hié þrowiaþ ormǽtne þurst and metes unlust,

      230, 19.
  • Ungemetlíca metesócna and ungemetlíce unlustas and císnessa, 174, 28. [Þi mahe wið unlust warpeð hit (

    food

    ) eft ut,
      H. M. 35, 31.
  • Icel. ú-lyst a bad appetite.]
disinclination to action, listlessness
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  • Hé (the slothful servant) ðolaþ neádunge þeóstra ðurh wrace, se ðe ǽr lustlíce forbær his unlustes (

    or under

      III? cf. 552, 12) þeóstra, Homl. Th. ii. 556, 22.
    [ȝæn unnlusst and forrswundennleȝȝc, Orm. 4562.
  • He doth alle thing with slaknes and excusacioun, and with ydelnes and unlust, Chauc. Pers. T. (de accidia). Goth. wairþan in unlustau άθωμεîν.]
want ofpleasure, joylessness, weariness
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  • For unluste

    pros taedio,

      Ps. Spl. T. 118, 28.
  • Hé wylleþ hine on ðam wíte, wunaþ unlustum (cf. lustum, on lustum),

      Salm. Kmbl. 538; Sal. 268.
  • [O. H. Ger. un-lust taedium, fastidium.]
an evil pleasure, lust
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  • Ne unlust on hire mód ne becom,

      Homl. Th. ii. 10, 10.
  • Ðá gestód hine micel líchamlíc costung ... hé áwende ðone unlust tó sárnysse,

      156, 32.
  • Unlusta

    voluptatum,

      Scint. 106, 10.
  • Ealle hyra unlustas hí sceolon gebétan sylfwylles on ðyssum lífe, oððe unþances æfter ðyssum lífe,

      Homl. Th. i. 148, 27.
  • Þurh unlustas

    libidinibus,

      L. Ecg. C. 5, tit.; Th. ii. 128, 15.
  • Winnan wið leahtras and unlustas forseón,

      L. Ælfc. P. 12; Th. ii. 368, 19.
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  • un-lust, n.