un-stillness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
un-stillness
e; f. I. absence of rest, motion Unstilnis agitatio, Wrt. Voc. ii. 99, 55. II. disturbance, noisiness, clamour Gif hé ðurhwunaþ cnucigeode, ðonne áríst se hírédes ealdor for ðæs óðres onhrópe, and him getíðaþ ðæs ðe hé bitt, ná for freóndrǽdene, ac for his unstilnysse, Homl. Th. i. 248, 33. Lǽrð ús se deófol unstilnesse and ungemetlíce hleahtras, and unnytte sprǽce, Wulfst. 233, 18. III. tumult, bustle, commotion Hé ne mihte ða unstillnesse ðara onfeallendra menigeo áberan tumultus inruentium turbarum non ferret, Bd. 3, 19; S. 549, 32. IV. disturbance, breach of peace On ðæs wífes gebǽrum oufundon ðæs cyninges þegnas ða unstilnesse (the king had been attacked and killed ), Chr. 755; Erl. 50, 3. Læcedemonie hæfdon máran unstillnessa ðonne hié mægenes hæfdon Lacedaemonii, inquieti magis quam strenui, Ors. 3, 1; Swt. 98, 34. V. restlessness, unruliness Hé geteah ðæt hig niorwedon mid fæstenum and mid gebedum hiora líchaman unstilnesse, Shrn. 37, 3. VI. disquietude, disturbance of mind, trouble Se ðe his bróðor hataþ, hé hæfð unstilnesse and swýðe drófi mód, Basil admn. 4; Norm. 44, 16.
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