un-wís
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Wordclass: Adjective
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un-wís
adj. I. unwise, foolish, stupid Unwís insipiens, Wrt. Voc. i. 76, 11: Ps. Spl. 91, 6: Ps. Th. 73, 17: Deut. 32, 6. Se unwísa, Ps. Spl. 13, 1: 52, 1. Ðú wást ðæt ic eom unwís hyges tu scis insipientiam meam, Ps. Th. 68, 6. Unwís glebo, Wrt. Voc. ii. 109, 81. Hié sealdon ánum unwísum cyninges þegne Miercna ríce tó haldanne, Chr. 874; Erl. 76, 27. Unwíse on folce and dysige insipientes in populo et stulti, Ps. Spl. 93, 8: Ps. Th. 73, 21: Blickl. Homl. 59, 22: Homl. Skt. i. 17, 70. Monige men bióð ðe noldon ðone hlísan habban ðæt hié unwíse (-wiése, Hatt. MS.) sién sunt nonnulli, qui aestimari hebetes nolunt, Past. 11; Swt. 66, 3. Earfoðtǽcne unwísra gehwæm (cf. dysgum monnum, Bt. 33, 4; Fox 130, 28), Met. 20, 148. Þeáh hió unwísum wídgel þince, 10, 10. Neátum ðǽm unwísum jumentis insipientibus, Ps. Surt. 48, 13: Blickl. Homl. 89, 9. Ic lǽre ge snottre ge unwíse, 107, 12. On ðæs unwísestan láre, L. Alf. 41; Th. i. 54, 8. Gé ðe on folce unwíseste ealra syndon qui insipientes estis in populo, Ps. Th. 93, 8. II. ignorant Gif hé hit nát, hwelce gesǽlþa hæfþ hé æt ðam welan, gif hé biþ swá dysig and swá unwís ðæt hé ðæt witan ne mæg? si nescit, quaenam beata sors esse potest ignorantiae caecitate? Bt. 11, 2; Fox 34, 26 note. Unwíse láreówas cumaþ for ðæs folces synnum. Forðon oft for ðæs láreówes unwísdóme misfaraþ ða hiéremenn, and oft for ðæs láreówes wísdóme unwísum hiéremonnum bið geborgen. Gif ðonne ǽgðer bið unwís pastorum saepe imperitia meritis congruit subjectorum: quia quamvis lumen scientiae sea culpa exigente non habeant; districto tamen judicio agitur, ut per eorum ignorantiam hi etiam, qui sequuntur, offendant, Past. 1; Swt. 29, 3-6. Wénaþ unwíse lǽcas ðæt ðæt sié lendenádl, ac hit ne bið swá, Lchdm. ii. 232, 8. Unwísum ignaris, Wrt. Voc. ii. 44, 23: imperitis, Mt. Kmbl. p. 2, 1. II a. with gen. ignorant of something :-- Hé wæs ðære godcundan ǽfestnysse unwís divinae erat religionis ignarus, Bd. 1, 34; S. 499, 22: 2, 20; S. 521, 22: 4, 13; S. 581, 18. Wé ðæs londes ungleáwe and unwíse wǽron, Nar. 10, 7. [Goth. un-weis idiota; un-weis bi ignorant of: O. Sax. un-wís foolish: O. H. Ger. un-wís insipiens, brutus, hebes, fatuus: Icel. ú-víss foolish.] v. on-unwís.
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