un-wrǽst
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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un-wrǽst
-wrǽste; adj. Weak, poor, sorry, miserable, wretched Forcúðlíc ł unwrǽste absurdum, Hpt. Gl. 455, 50. Eálá hú leás and hú unwrést is ðysses middaneardes wela, Chr. 1086; Erl. 220, 40. Hé wearð him on ánum unwrǽstum (unwrǽste, Th. 321, 10) scipe (cf. uneáðe ætburstan, p. 320, col. 2) and férde ofer sǽ, Chr. 1051; Th. 319, 3. Hí hí selfe léton ǽgþer ge for heáne ge for unwrǽste, Ors. 3, 1; Swt. 98, 23. [Gif þær wære hure an unwreste wrenc (a miserable trick) he mihte get beswicen anes Crist, Chr. 1131; Erl. 260, 4. Ur lif wes unwreast ... his lif was haliȝe, O. E. Homl. i. 237, 12. Ðe unwreste herde iners pastor, ii. 39, 17. Þenne þat hæfd is unwræst þe hælp (hæp? heop, 2nd MS.) is þæ wurse, Laym. 16307. Þatt tu unnorneliȝ off þe sellfenn læte, and halde þe forr unnwræsste, Orm. 4889. Giff þu tellesst all þin witt unnwresste, 4909. Ge muwen icnowen þet he is eruh and unwrest, A. R. 274; 16 (cf. Heo beoð to woke and tó unwreste iheorted, 268, 7). Hwet nu, unwreste men and wacre þen eni wake quid vos ignavi et degeneres, Kath. 1260. To binden faste upon an asse swiþe unwraste, Havel. 2820. Hit schal beo a thyng unwreste, heved of cok, breost of man, crop as best, Alis. 620.] v. next word.
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