12 letter words whose second letter is N

Anabaptistic (a.) Alt. of Anabaptistical

Anabaptistry (n.) The doctrine, system, or practice, of Anabaptists.

Anacathartic (a.) Producing vomiting or expectoration.

Anacathartic (n.) An anacathartic medicine; an expectorant or an emetic.

Anachronical (a.) Characterized by, or involving, anachronism; anachronistic.

Anaerobiotic (a.) Related to, or of the nature of, anaerobies.

Anaesthetize (v. t.) To render insensible by an anaesthetic.

Anaglyphical (a.) Pertaining to the art of chasing or embossing in relief; anaglyptic; -- opposed to diaglyptic or sunk work.

Anagrammatic (a.) Alt. of Anagrammatical

Anallagmatic (a.) Not changed in form by inversion.

Analogically (adv.) In an analogical sense; in accordance with analogy; by way of similitude.

Analytically (adv.) In an analytical manner.

Anamorphosis (n.) A distorted or monstrous projection or representation of an image on a plane or curved surface, which, when viewed from a certain point, or as reflected from a curved mirror or through a polyhedron, appears regular and in proportion; a deformation of an image.

Anamorphosis (n.) Same as Anamorphism, 2.

Anamorphosis (n.) A morbid or monstrous development, or change of form, or degeneration.

Anaphrodisia (n.) Absence of sexual appetite.

Anaphroditic (a.) Produced without concourse of sexes.

Anapodeictic (a.) Not apodeictic; undemonstrable.

Anarthropoda (n. pl.) One of the divisions of Articulata in which there are no jointed legs, as the annelids; -- opposed to Arthropoda.

Anastomosing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Anastomose

Anathematism (n.) Anathematization.

Anathematize (v. t.) To pronounce an anathema against; to curse. Hence: To condemn publicly as something accursed.

Anatomically (adv.) In an anatomical manner; by means of dissection.

Anchoretical (a.) Pertaining to an anchoret or hermit; after the manner of an anchoret.

Anchovy pear () A West Indian fruit like the mango in taste, sometimes pickled; also, the tree (Grias cauliflora) bearing this fruit.

Androphagous (a.) Anthropophagous.

Anemographic (a.) Produced by an anemograph; of or pertaining to anemography.

Anencephalic (a.) Alt. of Anencephalous

Angiocarpous (a.) Having fruit inclosed within a covering that does not form a part of itself; as, the filbert covered by its husk, or the acorn seated in its cupule.

Angiocarpous (a.) Having the seeds or spores covered, as in certain lichens.

Angiosporous (a.) Having spores contained in cells or thecae, as in the case of some fungi.

Angiostomous (a.) With a narrow mouth, as the shell of certain gastropods.

Anguilliform (a.) Eel-shaped.

Animadversal (n.) The faculty of perceiving; a percipient.

Animadverted (imp. & p. p.) of Animadvert

Animadverter (n.) One who animadverts; a censurer; also [Obs.], a chastiser.


Animalculism (n.) The theory which seeks to explain certain physiological and pathological phenomena by means of animalcules.

Animalculist (n.) One versed in the knowledge of animalcules.

Animalculist (n.) A believer in the theory of animalculism.

Anisodactyla (n. pl.) Alt. of Anisodactyls

Anisodactyls (n. pl.) A group of herbivorous mammals characterized by having the hoofs in a single series around the foot, as the elephant, rhinoceros, etc.

Anisodactyls (n. pl.) A group of perching birds which are anisodactylous.

Anisosthenic (a.) Of unequal strength.

Anisotropous (a.) Anisotropic.

Annihilating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Annihilate

Annihilation (n.) The act of reducing to nothing, or nonexistence; or the act of destroying the form or combination of parts under which a thing exists, so that the name can no longer be applied to it; as, the annihilation of a corporation.

Annihilation (n.) The state of being annihilated.

Annihilative (a.) Serving to annihilate; destructive.

Annihilatory (a.) Annihilative.

Annomination (n.) Paronomasia; punning.

Annomination (n.) Alliteration.

Announcement (n.) The act of announcing, or giving notice; that which announces; proclamation; publication.

Annumeration (n.) Addition to a former number.

Annunciating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Annunciate

Annunciation (n.) The act of announcing; announcement; proclamation; as, the annunciation of peace.

Annunciation (n.) The announcement of the incarnation, made by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary.

Annunciation (n.) The festival celebrated (March 25th) by the Church of England, of Rome, etc., in memory of the angel's announcement, on that day; Lady Day.

Annunciative (a.) Pertaining to annunciation; announcing.

Annunciatory (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, announcement; making known.

Anorthoscope (n.) An optical toy for producing amusing figures or pictures by means of two revolving disks, on one of which distorted figures are painted.

Anseriformes (n. pl.) A division of birds including the geese, ducks, and closely allied forms.

Antagonistic (a.) Alt. of Antagonistical

Antagonozing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Antagonize

Antanaclasis (n.) A figure which consists in repeating the same word in a different sense; as, Learn some craft when young, that when old you may live without craft.

Antanaclasis (n.) A repetition of words beginning a sentence, after a long parenthesis; as, Shall that heart (which not only feels them, but which has all motions of life placed in them), shall that heart, etc.

Antarchistic (a.) Alt. of Antarchistical

Antarthritic (a.) Counteracting or alleviating gout.

Antarthritic (n.) A remedy against gout.

Antasthmatic (a.) Opposing, or fitted to relieve, asthma.

Antasthmatic (n.) A remedy for asthma.

Antecedently (adv.) Previously; before in time; at a time preceding; as, antecedently to conversion.

Antediluvial (a.) Before the flood, or Deluge, in Noah's time.

Antediluvian (a.) Of or relating to the period before the Deluge in Noah's time; hence, antiquated; as, an antediluvian vehicle.

Antediluvian (n.) One who lived before the Deluge.

Antemeridian (a.) Being before noon; in or pertaining to the forenoon. (Abbrev. a. m.)

Antephialtic (a.) Good against nightmare.

Antephialtic (n.) A remedy nightmare.

Antepileptic (a.) Good against epilepsy.

Antepileptic (n.) A medicine for epilepsy.

Anteposition (n.) The placing of a before another, which, by ordinary rules, ought to follow it.

Anteprandial (a.) Preceding dinner.

Anthelmintic (a.) Good against intestinal worms.

Anthelmintic (n.) An anthelmintic remedy.

Antherozooid (n.) One of the mobile male reproductive bodies in the antheridia of cryptogams.

Anthocarpous (a.) Having some portion of the floral envelopes attached to the pericarp to form the fruit, as in the checkerberry, the mulberry, and the pineapple.

Anthological (a.) Pertaining to anthology; consisting of beautiful extracts from different authors, especially the poets.

Anthophagous (a.) Eating flowers; -- said of certain insects.

Anthophorous (a.) Flower bearing; supporting the flower.

Anthraconite (n.) A coal-black marble, usually emitting a fetid smell when rubbed; -- called also stinkstone and swinestone.

Anthropogeny (n.) The science or study of human generation, or the origin and development of man.

Anthropoglot (n.) An animal which has a tongue resembling that of man, as the parrot.

Anthropoidal (a.) Anthropoid.

Anthropoidea (n. pl.) The suborder of primates which includes the monkeys, apes, and man.

Anthropolite (n.) A petrifaction of the human body, or of any portion of it.

Anthropology (n.) The science of the structure and functions of the human body.

Anthropology (n.) The science of man; -- sometimes used in a limited sense to mean the study of man as an object of natural history, or as an animal.

Anthropology (n.) That manner of expression by which the inspired writers attribute human parts and passions to God.

Anthropotomy (n.) The anatomy or dissection of the human body; androtomy.

Antialbumose (n.) See Albumose.

Antibacchius (n.) A foot of three syllables, the first two long, and the last short (#).

Antibrachial (a.) Of or pertaining to the antibrachium, or forearm.

Antibrachium (n.) That part of the fore limb between the brachium and the carpus; the forearm.

Anticausodic (a. & n.) Same as Anticausotic.

Anticausotic (a.) Good against an inflammatory fever.

Anticausotic (n.) A remedy for such a fever.

Antichronism (n.) Deviation from the true order of time; anachronism.

Antichthones (pl. ) of Antichthon

Anticipating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Anticipate

Anticipation (n.) The act of anticipating, taking up, placing, or considering something beforehand, or before the proper time in natural order.

Anticipation (n.) Previous view or impression of what is to happen; instinctive prevision; foretaste; antepast; as, the anticipation of the joys of heaven.

Anticipation (n.) Hasty notion; intuitive preconception.

Anticipation (n.) The commencing of one or more tones of a chord with or during the chord preceding, forming a momentary discord.

Anticipative (a.) Anticipating, or containing anticipation.

Anticipatory (a.) Forecasting; of the nature of anticipation.

Anticlinoria (pl. ) of Anticlinorium

Antifriction (n.) Something to lessen friction; antiattrition.

Antifriction (a.) Tending to lessen friction.

Antigalastic (a.) Causing a diminution or a suppression of the secretion of milk.

Antihydropic (a.) Good against dropsy.

Antihydropic (n.) A remedy for dropsy.

Antihypnotic (a.) Tending to prevent sleep.

Antihypnotic (n.) An antihypnotic agent.

Antihysteric (a.) Counteracting hysteria.

Antihysteric (n.) A remedy for hysteria.

Antilegomena (n. pl.) Certain books of the New Testament which were for a time not universally received, but which are now considered canonical. These are the Epistle to the Hebrews, the Epistles of James and Jude, the second Epistle of Peter, the second and third Epistles of John, and the Revelation. The undisputed books are called the Homologoumena.

Antimacassar (n.) A cover for the back or arms of a chair or sofa, etc., to prevent them from being soiled by macassar or other oil from the hair.

Antimalarial (a.) Good against malaria.

Antimephitic (a.) Good against mephitic or deleterious gases.

Antimephitic (n.) A remedy against mephitic gases.

Antimetabole (n.) A figure in which the same words or ideas are repeated in transposed order.

Antimoniated (a.) Combined or prepared with antimony; as, antimoniated tartar.

Antinational (a.) Antagonistic to one's country or nation, or to a national government.

Antiorgastic (a.) Tending to allay venereal excitement or desire; sedative.

Antiparallel (a.) Running in a contrary direction.

Antipathetic (a.) Alt. of Antipathetical

Antiperiodic (n.) A remedy possessing the property of preventing the return of periodic paroxysms, or exacerbations, of disease, as in intermittent fevers.

Antipetalous (a.) Standing before a petal, as a stamen.

Antiphrastic (a.) Alt. of Antiphrastical

Antiphthisic (a.) Relieving or curing phthisis, or consumption.

Antiphthisic (n.) A medicine for phthisis.

Antiphysical (a.) Contrary to nature; unnatural.

Antiphysical (a.) Relieving flatulence; carminative.

Antipodagric (a.) Good against gout.

Antipodagric (n.) A medicine for gout.

Antirachitic (a.) Good against the rickets.

Antiscoletic (a.) Alt. of Antiscolic

Antisepalous (a.) Standing before a sepal, or calyx leaf.

Antiseptical (a.) Counteracting or preventing putrefaction, or a putrescent tendency in the system; antiputrefactive.

Antistrophic (a.) Of or pertaining to an antistrophe.

Antistrophon (n.) An argument retorted on an opponent.

Antistrumous (a.) Good against scrofulous disorders.

Antithetical (a.) Pertaining to antithesis, or opposition of words and sentiments; containing, or of the nature of, antithesis; contrasted.

Antivenereal (a.) Good against venereal poison; antisyphilitic.

Antonomastic (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, antonomasia.

Enaliosauria (n. pl.) An extinct group of marine reptiles, embracing both the Ichthyosauria and the Plesiosauria, now regarded as distinct orders.

Enantiopathy (n.) An opposite passion or affection.

Enantiopathy (n.) Allopathy; -- a term used by followers of Hahnemann, or homeopathists.

Encephalitis (n.) Inflammation of the brain.

Enclitically (adv.) In an enclitic manner; by throwing the accent back.

Encomberment (n.) Hindrance; molestation.

Encompassing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Encompass

Encountering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Encounter

Encrinitical (a.) Pertaining to encrinites; encrinal.

Encroachment (n.) The act of entering gradually or silently upon the rights or possessions of another; unlawful intrusion.

Encroachment (n.) That which is taken by encroaching on another.

Encroachment (n.) An unlawful diminution of the possessions of another.

Encumberment (n.) Encumbrance.

Encumbrancer (n.) Same as Incumbrancer.

Encyclopedia (n.) Alt. of Encyclopaedia

Encyclopedic (a.) Alt. of Encyclopedical

Endamageable (a.) Capable of being damaged, or injured; damageable.

Endamagement (n.) Damage; injury; harm.

Endangerment (n.) Hazard; peril.

Endearedness (n.) State of being endeared.

Endeavorment (n.) Act of endeavoring; endeavor.

Endecagynous (a.) Having eleven pistils; as, an endecagynous flower.

Endenization (n.) The act of naturalizing.

Endermically (adv.) By the endermic method; as, applied endermically.

Endocarditis (n.) Inflammation of the endocardium.

Endochondral (a.) Growing or developing within cartilage; -- applied esp. to developing bone.

Endogenously (adv.) By endogenous growth.

Endometritis (n.) Inflammation of the endometrium.

Endoparasite (n.) Any parasite which lives in the internal organs of an animal, as the tapeworms, Trichina, etc.; -- opposed to ectoparasite. See Entozoon.

Endophragmal (a.) Of or pertaining to the endophragma.

Endophyllous (a.) Wrapped up within a leaf or sheath.

Endoplastica (n. pl.) A group of Rhizopoda having a distinct nucleus, as the am/ba.

Endoplastule (n.) See Nucleolus.

Endopleurite (n.) The portion of each apodeme developed from the interepimeral membrane in certain crustaceans.

Endoskeletal (a.) Pertaining to, or connected with, the endoskeleton; as, endoskeletal muscles.

Endoskeleton (n.) The bony, cartilaginous, or other internal framework of an animal, as distinguished from the exoskeleton.

Endosmometer (n.) An instrument for measuring the force or amount of endosmotic action.

Endosternite (n.) The part of each apodeme derived from the intersternal membrane in Crustacea and insects.

Enfeeblement (n.) The act of weakening; enervation; weakness.

Enfranchised (imp. & p. p.) of Enfranchise

Enfranchiser (n.) One who enfranchises.

Engastrimuth (n.) An ventriloquist.

Engine-sized (a.) Sized by a machine, and not while in the pulp; -- said of paper.

Englishwomen (pl. ) of Englishwoman

Englishwoman (n.) Fem. of Englishman.

Engraftation (n.) Alt. of Engraftment

Enharmonical (a.) Of or pertaining to that one of the three kinds of musical scale (diatonic, chromatic, enharmonic) recognized by the ancient Greeks, which consisted of quarter tones and major thirds, and was regarded as the most accurate.

Enharmonical (a.) Pertaining to a change of notes to the eye, while, as the same keys are used, the instrument can mark no difference to the ear, as the substitution of A/ for G/.

Enharmonical (a.) Pertaining to a scale of perfect intonation which recognizes all the notes and intervals that result from the exact tuning of diatonic scales and their transposition into other keys.

Enigmatizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enigmatize

Enigmatology (n.) The art of making or of solving enigmas.

Enkerchiefed (a.) Bound with a kerchief; draped; hooded; covered.

Enormousness (n.) The state of being enormous.

Enorthotrope (n.) An optical toy; a card on which confused or imperfect figures are drawn, but which form to the eye regular figures when the card is rapidly revolved. See Thaumatrope.

Enravishment (n.) The state of being enravished or enraptured; ecstasy; rapture.

Enslavedness (n.) State of being enslaved.

Enswathement (n.) The act of enswathing, or the state of being enswathed.

Entanglement (n.) State of being entangled; intricate and confused involution; that which entangles; intricacy; perplexity.

Enterography (n.) A treatise upon, or description of, the intestines; enterology.

Enterprising (a.) Having a disposition for enterprise; characterized by enterprise; resolute, active or prompt to attempt; as, an enterprising man or firm.

Entertaining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entertain

Entertaining (a.) Affording entertainment; pleasing; amusing; diverting.

Entertissued (a.) Same as Intertissued.

Enthelmintha (n. pl.) Alt. of Enthelminthes

Enthrallment (n.) The act of enthralling, or state of being enthralled. See Inthrallment.

Enthronement (n.) The act of enthroning, or state of being enthroned.

Enthronizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enthronize

Enthusiastic (a.) Alt. of Enthusiastical

Enthusiastic (n.) An enthusiast; a zealot.

Enthymematic (a.) Alt. of Enthymematical

Entobronchia (pl. ) of Entobronchium

Entocuniform (n.) One of the bones of the tarsus. See Cuneiform.

Entomologist (n.) One versed in entomology.

Entomologize (v. i.) To collect specimens in the study of entomology.

Entomologies (pl. ) of Entomology

Entomophagan (a.) Relating to the Entomophaga.

Entomophagan (n.) One of the Entomophaga.

Entomostraca (n. pl.) One of the subclasses of Crustacea, including a large number of species, many of them minute. The group embraces several orders; as the Phyllopoda, Ostracoda, Copepoda, and Pectostraca. See Copepoda, Phyllopoda, and Cladocera.

Entomotomist (n.) One who practices entomotomy.

Entoplastron (n.) The median plate of the plastron of turtles; -- called also entosternum.

Entrancement (n.) The act of entrancing, or the state of trance or ecstasy.

Entreatingly (adv.) In an entreating manner.

Entrepreneur (n.) One who creates a product on his own account; whoever undertakes on his own account an industrial enterprise in which workmen are employed.

Envisagement (n.) The act of envisaging.

Gnathopodite (n.) Any leglike appendage of a crustacean, when modified wholly, or in part, to serve as a jaw, esp. one of the maxillipeds.

GnathothecAe (pl. ) of Gnathotheca

Gnomological (a.) Pertaining to, of the nature of, or resembling, a gnomology.

Gnomonically (adv.) According to the principles of the gnomonic projection.

Inabstinence (n.) Want of abstinence; indulgence.

Inabstracted (a.) Not abstracted.

Inaccessible (a.) Not accessible; not to be reached, obtained, or approached; as, an inaccessible rock, fortress, document, prince, etc.

Inaccuracies (pl. ) of Inaccuracy

Inaccurately (adv.) In an inaccurate manner; incorrectly; inexactly.

Inadaptation (n.) Want of adaptation; unsuitableness.

Inadequation (n.) Want of exact correspondence.

Inadmissible (a.) Not admissible; not proper to be admitted, allowed, or received; as, inadmissible testimony; an inadmissible proposition, or explanation.

Inadvertence (n.) Alt. of Inadvertency

Inadvertency (n.) The quality of being inadvertent; lack of heedfulness or attentiveness; inattention; negligence; as, many mistakes proceed from inadvertence.

Inadvertency (n.) An effect of inattention; a result of carelessness; an oversight, mistake, or fault from negligence.

Inaffability (n.) Want of affability or sociability; reticence.

Inaniloquent (a.) Alt. of Inaniloquous

Inaniloquous (a.) Given to talking inanely; loquacious; garrulous.

Inanitiation (n.) Inanition.

Inappealable (a.) Not admitting of appeal; not appealable.

Inappeasable (a.) Incapable of being appeased or satisfied; unappeasable.

Inappellable (a.) Inappealable; final.

Inapplicable (a.) Not applicable; incapable of being applied; not adapted; not suitable; as, the argument is inapplicable to the case.

Inarticulate (a.) Not uttered with articulation or intelligible distinctness, as speech or words.

Inarticulate (a.) Not jointed or articulated; having no distinct body segments; as, an inarticulate worm.

Inarticulate (a.) Without a hinge; -- said of an order (Inarticulata or Ecardines) of brachiopods.

Inarticulate (a.) Incapable of articulating.

Inartificial (a.) Not artificial; not made or elaborated by art; natural; simple; artless; as, an inartificial argument; an inartificial character.

Inaudibility (n.) The quality of being inaudible; inaudibleness.

Inaugurating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inaugurate

Inauguration (n.) The act of inuagurating, or inducting into office with solemnity; investiture by appropriate ceremonies.

Inauguration (n.) The formal beginning or initiation of any movement, course of action, etc.; as, the inauguration of a new system, a new condition, etc.

Inauguratory (a.) Suitable for, or pertaining to, inauguration.

Inauspicious (a.) Not auspicious; ill-omened; unfortunate; unlucky; unfavorable.

Incalculable (a.) Not capable of being calculated; beyond calculation; very great.

Incalescence (n.) The state of being incalescent, or of growing warm.

Incalescency (n.) Incalescence.

Incameration (n.) The act or process of uniting lands, rights, or revenues, to the ecclesiastical chamber, i. e., to the pope's domain.

Incandescent (a.) White, glowing, or luminous, with intense heat; as, incandescent carbon or platinum; hence, clear; shining; brilliant.

Incapability (n.) The quality of being incapable; incapacity.

Incapability (n.) Want of legal qualifications, or of legal power; as, incapability of holding an office.

Incapacitate (v. t.) To deprive of capacity or natural power; to disable; to render incapable or unfit; to disqualify; as, his age incapacitated him for war.

Incapacitate (v. t.) To deprive of legal or constitutional requisites, or of ability or competency for the performance of certain civil acts; to disqualify.

Incapacities (pl. ) of Incapacity

Incarcerated (imp. & p. p.) of Incarcerate

Incarcerator (n.) One who incarcerates.

Incatenation (n.) The act of linking together; enchaining.

Incendiarism (n.) The act or practice of maliciously setting fires; arson.

Incendiaries (pl. ) of Incendiary

Incensurable (a.) Not censurable.

Inchambering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inchamber

Incharitable (a.) Uncharitable; unfeeling.

Incinerating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incinerate

Incineration (n.) The act of incinerating, or the state of being incinerated; cremation.

Incito-motor (a.) Inciting to motion; -- applied to that action which, in the case of muscular motion, commences in the nerve centers, and excites the muscles to contraction. Opposed to excito-motor.

Incivilities (pl. ) of Incivility

Inclemencies (pl. ) of Inclemency

Inclinnation (n.) The act of inclining, or state of being inc

Inclinnation (n.) A direction or tendency from the true vertical or horizontal direction; as, the inclination of a column, or of a road bed.

Inclinnation (n.) A tendency towards another body or point.

Inclinnation (n.) The angle made by two

Inclinnation (n.) A leaning or tendency of the mind, feelings, preferences, or will; propensity; a disposition more favorable to one thing than to another; favor; desire; love.

Inclinnation (n.) A person or thing loved or admired.

Inclinnation (n.) Decantation, or tipping for pouring.

Incoagulable (a.) Not coagulable.

Incogitantly (adv.) In an incogitant manner.

Incogitative (a.) Not cogitative; not thinking; wanting the power of thought; as, a vegetable is an incogitative being.

Incognizable (a.) Not cognizable; incapable of being recognized, known, or distinguished.

Incognizance (n.) Failure to cognize, apprehended, or notice.

Incoherently (adv.) In an incoherent manner; without due connection of parts.

Incoincident (a.) Not coincident; not agreeing in time, in place, or principle.

In commendam () See Commendam, and Partnership in Commendam, under Partnership.

Incommixture (n.) A state of being unmixed; separateness.

Incommodated (imp. & p. p.) of Incommodate

Incommodious (a.) Tending to incommode; not commodious; not affording ease or advantage; unsuitable; giving trouble; inconvenient; annoying; as, an incommodious seat; an incommodious arrangement.

Incommutable (a.) Not commutable; not capable of being exchanged with, or substituted for, another.

Incomparable (a.) Not comparable; admitting of no comparison with others; unapproachably eminent; without a peer or equal; matchless; peerless; transcendent.

Incompassion (n.) Want of compassion or pity.

Incompatible (a.) Not compatible; so differing as to be incapable of harmonious combination or coexistence; inconsistent in thought or being; irreconcilably disagreeing; as, persons of incompatible tempers; incompatible colors, desires, ambition.

Incompatible (a.) Incapable of being together without mutual reaction or decomposition, as certain medicines.

Incompatible (n.) An incompatible substance; esp., in pl., things which can not be placed or used together because of a change of chemical composition or of opposing medicinal qualities; as, the incompatibles of iron.

Incompatibly (adv.) In an incompatible manner; inconsistently; incongruously.

Incompetence (n.) Alt. of Incompetency

Incompetency (n.) The quality or state of being incompetent; want of physical, intellectual, or moral ability; insufficiency; inadequacy; as, the incompetency of a child hard labor, or of an idiot for intellectual efforts.

Incompetency (n.) Want of competency or legal fitness; incapacity; disqualification, as of a person to be heard as a witness, or to act as a juror, or of a judge to try a cause.

Incompetible (a.) See Incompatible.

Incompletely (adv.) In an incomplete manner.

Incompletion (n.) Want of completion; incompleteness.

Incompliable (a.) Not compliable; not conformable.

Incompliance (n.) The quality or state of being incompliant; unyielding temper; obstinacy.

Incompliance (n.) Refusal or failure to comply.

Incomputable (a.) Not computable.

Inconcerning (a.) Unimportant; trifling.

Inconcinnity (n.) Want of concinnity or congruousness; unsuitableness.

Inconcinnous (a.) Not concinnous; unsuitable; discordant.

Inconcludent (a.) Not inferring a conclusion or consequence; not conclusive.

Inconcluding (a.) Inferring no consequence.

Inconclusive (a.) Not conclusive; leading to no conclusion; not closing or settling a point in debate, or a doubtful question; as, evidence is inconclusive when it does not exhibit the truth of a disputed case in such a manner as to satisfy the mind, and put an end to debate or doubt.

Inconcoction (n.) The state of being undigested; unripeness; immaturity.

Inconcurring (a.) Not concurring; disagreeing.

Inconformity (n.) Want of conformity; nonconformity.

Inconfutable (a.) Not confutable.

Incongruence (n.) Want of congruence; incongruity.

Inconnection (n.) Disconnection.

Inconnexedly (adv.) Not connectedly; without connection.

Inconsequent (a.) Not following from the premises; not regularly inferred; invalid; not characterized by logical method; illogical; arbitrary; inconsistent; of no consequence.

Inconsistent (a.) Not consistent; showing inconsistency; irreconcilable; discordant; at variance, esp. as regards character, sentiment, or action; incompatible; incongruous; contradictory.

Inconsistent (a.) Not exhibiting uniformity of sentiment, steadiness to principle, etc.; unequal; fickle; changeable.

Inconsisting (a.) Inconsistent.

Inconsolable (a.) Not consolable; incapable of being consoled; grieved beyond susceptibility of comfort; disconsolate.

Inconsonance (n.) Alt. of Inconsonancy

Inconsonancy (n.) Want of consonance or harmony of sound, action, or thought; disagreement.

Inconstantly (adv.) In an inconstant manner.

Incomsumable (a.) Not consumable; incapable of being consumed, wasted, or spent.

Inconsummate (a.) Not consummated; not finished; incomplete.

Incontiguous (a.) Not contiguous; not adjoining or in contact; separate.

Incontinence (n.) Alt. of Incontinency

Incontinency (n.) Incapacity to hold; hence, incapacity to hold back or restrain; the quality or state of being incontinent; want of continence; failure to restrain the passions or appetites; indulgence of lust; lewdness.

Incontinency (n.) The inability of any of the animal organs to restrain the natural evacuations, so that the discharges are involuntary; as, incontinence of urine.

Incontracted (a.) Uncontracted.

Inconvenient (a.) Not becoming or suitable; unfit; inexpedient.

Inconvenient (a.) Not convenient; giving trouble, uneasiness, or annoyance; hindering progress or success; uncomfortable; disadvantageous; incommodious; inopportune; as, an inconvenient house, garment, arrangement, or time.

Inconversant (a.) Not conversant; not acquainted; not versed; unfamiliar.

Incoordinate (a.) Not coordinate.

Incorporally (adv.) Incorporeally.

Incorporated (imp. & p. p.) of Incorporate

Incorporated (a.) United in one body; formed into a corporation; made a legal entity.

Incorporator (n.) One of a number of persons who gets a company incorporated; one of the original members of a corporation.

Incorporeity (n.) The quality of being incorporeal; immateriality.

Incorrection (n.) Want of correction, restraint, or discip

Incorrigible (a.) Not corrigible; incapable of being corrected or amended; bad beyond correction; irreclaimable; as, incorrigible error.

Incorrigible (n.) One who is corrigible; especially, a hardened criminal; as, the perpetual imprisonment of incorrigibles.

Incorrigibly (adv.) In an incorrigible manner.

Incorrodible (a.) Incapable of being corroded, consumed, or eaten away.

Incorruption (n.) The condition or quality of being incorrupt or incorruptible; absence of, or exemption from, corruption.

Incorruptive (a.) Incorruptible; not liable to decay.

Incrassating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incrassate

Incrassation (n.) The act or process of thickening or making thick; the process of becoming thick or thicker.

Incrassation (n.) The state of being incrassated or made thick; inspissation.

Incrassative (a.) Having the quality of thickening; tending to thicken.

Incrassative (n.) A substance which has the power to thicken; formerly, a medicine supposed to thicken the humors.

Increasement (n.) Increase.

Increasingly (adv.) More and more.

Incriminated (imp. & p. p.) of Incriminate

Incrustation (n.) The act of incrusting, or the state of being incrusted.

Incrustation (n.) A crust or hard coating of anything upon or within a body, as a deposit of lime, sediment, etc., from water on the inner surface of a steam boiler.

Incrustation (n.) A covering or inlaying of marble, mosaic, etc., attached to the masonry by cramp irons or cement.

Incrustation (n.) Anything inlaid or imbedded.

Incultivated (a.) Uncultivated.

Incumbencies (pl. ) of Incumbency

Incumbrancer (n.) One who holds an incumbrance, or some legal claim, lien, or charge on an estate.

Incurability (n.) The state of being uncurable; irremediableness.

Indebtedness (n.) The state of being indebted.

Indebtedness (n.) The sum owed; debts, collectively.

Indecisively (adv.) Without decision.

Indecorously (adv.) In an indecorous manner.

Indefeasible (a.) Not to be defeated; not defeasible; incapable of being annulled or made void; as, an indefeasible or title.

Indefectible (a.) Not defectible; unfailing; not liable to defect, failure, or decay.

Indefeisible (a.) Indefeasible.

Indefensible () Not defensible; not capable of being defended, maintained, vindicated, or justified; unjustifiable; untenable; as, an indefensible fortress, position, cause, etc.

Indefensibly (adv.) In an indefensible manner.

Indeficiency (n.) The state or quality of not being deficient.

Indefinitely (adv.) In an indefinite manner or degree; without any settled limitation; vaguely; not with certainty or exactness; as, to use a word indefinitely.

Indefinitude (n.) Indefiniteness; vagueness; also, number or quantity not limited by our understanding, though yet finite.

Indehiscence (n.) The property or state of being indehiscent.

Indelectable (a.) Not delectable; unpleasant; disagreeable.

Indeliberate (a.) Done without deliberation; unpremeditated.

Indelibility (n.) The quality of being indelible.

Indelicacies (pl. ) of Indelicacy

Indemnifying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indemnify

Indenization (n.) The act of naturalizing; endenization.

Indenizening (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indenizen

Independence (n.) The state or quality of being independent; freedom from dependence; exemption from reliance on, or control by, others; self-subsistence or maintenance; direction of one's own affairs without interference.

Independence (n.) Sufficient means for a comfortable livelihood.

Independency (n.) Independence.

Independency (n.) Doctrine and polity of the Independents.

Indeprecable (a.) Incapable or undeserving of being deprecated.

Indeprivable (a.) Incapable of being deprived, or of being taken away.

Indetermined (a.) Undetermined.

India rubber () See Caoutchouc.

Indicatively (adv.) In an indicative manner; in a way to show or signify.

Indifference (n.) The quality or state of being indifferent, or not making a difference; want of sufficient importance to constitute a difference; absence of weight; insignificance.

Indifference (n.) Passableness; mediocrity.

Indifference (n.) Impartiality; freedom from prejudice, prepossession, or bias.

Indifference (n.) Absence of anxiety or interest in respect to what is presented to the mind; unconcernedness; as, entire indifference to all that occurs.

Indifferency (n.) Absence of interest in, or influence from, anything; unconcernedness; equilibrium; indifferentism; indifference.

Indigestible (a.) Not digestible; not readily soluble in the digestive juices; not easily convertible into products fitted for absorption.

Indigestible (a.) Not digestible in the mind; distressful; intolerable; as, an indigestible simile.

Indigitating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indigitate

Indigitation (n.) The act of pointing out as with the finger; indication.

Indirectness (n.) The quality or state of being indirect; obliquity; deviousness; crookedness.

Indirectness (n.) Deviation from an upright or straightforward course; unfairness; dishonesty.


Indiscretion (n.) The quality or state of being indiscreet; want of discretion; imprudence.

Indiscretion (n.) An indiscreet act; indiscreet behavior.

Indisputable (a.) Not disputable; incontrovertible; too evident to admit of dispute.

Indissipable (a.) Incapable o/ being dissipated.

Indissoluble (a.) Not dissoluble; not capable of being dissolved, melted, or liquefied; insoluble; as few substances are indissoluble by heat, but many are indissoluble in water.

Indissoluble (a.) Incapable of being rightfully broken or dissolved; perpetually binding or obligatory; firm; stable, as, an indissoluble league or covenant.

Indissolubly (adv.) In an indissoluble manner.

Indistinctly (adv.) In an indistinct manner; not clearly; confusedly; dimly; as, certain ideas are indistinctly comprehended.

Indivertible (a.) Not to be diverted or turned aside.

Individually (adv.) In an individual manner or relation; as individuals; separately; each by itself.

Individually (adv.) In an inseparable manner; inseparably; incommunicably; indivisibly; as, individuallyhe same.

Individuator (n.) One who, or that which, individuates.

Indo-Chinese (a.) Of or pertaining to Indo-China (i. e., Farther India, or India beyond the Ganges).

Indocibility (n.) The state of being indocible; indocibleness; indocility.

Indoctrinate (v. t.) To instruct in the rudiments or principles of learning, or of a branch of learning; to imbue with learning; to instruct in, or imbue with, principles or doctrines; to teach; -- often followed by in.

Indo-English (a.) Of or relating to the English who are born or reside in India; Anglo-Indian.

Inductometer (n.) An instrument for measuring or ascertaining the degree or rate of electrical induction.

Inductoriums (pl. ) of Inductorium

Indulgential (a.) Relating to the indulgences of the Roman Catholic Church.

Industrially (adv.) With reference to industry.

Ineffability (n.) The quality or state of being ineffable; ineffableness; unspeakableness.

Ineffaceable (a.) Incapable of being effaced; indelible; ineradicable.

Ineffaceably (adv.) So as not to be effaceable.

Ineffectible (a.) Ineffectual; impracticable.

Inefficiency (n.) The quality of being inefficient; want of power or energy sufficient; want of power or energy sufficient for the desired effect; inefficacy; incapacity; as, he was discharged from his position for inefficiency.

Inelasticity (n.) Want of elasticity.

Inelegancies (pl. ) of Inelegancy

Ineloquently (adv.) Without eloquence.

Inembryonate (a.) Not embryonate.

Inernarrable (a.) Incapable of being narrated; indescribable; ineffable.

Inequalities (pl. ) of Inequality

Inequilobate (a.) Unequally lobed; cut into lobes of different shapes or sizes.

Ineradicable (a.) Incapable of being /radicated or rooted out.

Ineradicably (adv.) So as not to be eradicable.

Inerrability (n.) Freedom or exemption from error; infallibility.

Inescutcheon (n.) A small escutcheon borne within a shield.

Inexactitude (n.) Inexactness; uncertainty; as, geographical inexactitude.

Inexecutable (a.) Incapable of being executed or performed; impracticable; infeasible.

Inexhaustive (a.) Inexhaustible.

Inexpansible (a.) Incapable of expansion, enlargement, or extension.

Inexpectable (a.) Not to be expected or anticipated.

Inexpectedly (adv.) Unexpectedly.

Inexpedience (n.) Alt. of Inexpediency

Inexpediency (n.) The quality or state of being inexpedient; want of fitness; unsuitableness to the end or object; impropriety; as, the inexpedience of some measures.

Inexperience (n.) Absence or want of experience; lack of personal and experimental knowledge; as, the inexperience of youth.

Inexpertness (n.) Want of expertness or skill.

Inexplicable (a.) Not explicable; not explainable; incapable of being explained, interpreted, or accounted for; as, an inexplicable mystery.

Inexplicably (adv.) In an inexplicable manner.

Inexplorable (a.) Incapable of being explored, searched out, or discovered.

Inexpressive (a.) Inexpressible.

Inexpressive (a.) Without expression or meaning; not expressive; dull; unintelligent; as, an inexpressive countenance.

Inexpugnable (a.) Incapable of being subdued by force; impregnable; unconquerable.

Inexpugnably (adv.) So as to be inexpugnable; in an inexpugnable manner.

Inextensible (a.) Not capable of being extended; not elastic; as, inextensible fibers.

Inextirpable (a.) Not capable of being extirpated or rooted out; ineradicable.

Inextricable (a.) Incapable of being extricated, untied, or disentangled; hopelessly intricate, confused, or obscure; as, an inextricable knot or difficulty; inextricable confusion.

Inextricable (a.) Inevitable.

Inextricably (adv.) In an inextricable manner.

Infabricated (a.) Not fabricated; unwrought; not artificial; natural.

Infamousness (n.) The state or quality of being infamous; infamy.

Infanticidal (a.) Of or pertaining to infanticide; engaged in, or guilty of, child murder.

Infectiously (adv.) In an infectious manner.

Infelicitous (a.) Not felicitous; unhappy; unfortunate; not fortunate or appropriate in application; not well said, expressed, or done; as, an infelicitous condition; an infelicitous remark; an infelicitous description; infelicitous words.

Infelicities (pl. ) of Infelicity

Infesttation (n.) The act of infesting or state of being infested; molestation; vexation; annoyance.

Infibulation (n.) The act of clasping, or fastening, as with a buckle or padlock.

Infibulation (n.) The act of attaching a ring, clasp, or frame, to the genital organs in such a manner as to prevent copulation.

Infidelities (pl. ) of Infidelity

Infiltrating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infiltrate

Infiltration (n.) The act or process of infiltrating, as if water into a porous substance, or of a fluid into the cells of an organ or part of the body.

Infiltration (n.) The substance which has entered the pores or cavities of a body.

Infiltrative (a.) Of or pertaining to infiltration.

Infiniteness (n.) The state or quality of being infinite; infinity; greatness; immensity.

Inflammation (n.) The act of inflaming, kindling, or setting on fire; also, the state of being inflamed.

Inflammation (n.) A morbid condition of any part of the body, consisting in congestion of the blood vessels, with obstruction of the blood current, and growth of morbid tissue. It is manifested outwardly by redness and swelling, attended with heat and pain.

Inflammation (n.) Violent excitement; heat; passion; animosity; turbulence; as, an inflammation of the mind, of the body politic, or of parties.

Inflammative (a.) Inflammatory.

Inflammatory (a.) Tending to inflame, kindle, or irritate.

Inflammatory (a.) Tending to excite anger, animosity, tumult, or sedition; seditious; as, inflammatory libels, writings, speeches, or publications.

Inflammatory (a.) Accompanied with, or tending to cause, preternatural heat and excitement of arterial action; as, an inflammatory disease.

Inflationist (n.) One who favors an increased or very large issue of paper money.

Inflectional (a.) Of or pertaining to inflection; having, or characterized by, inflection.

Informidable (a.) Not formidable; not to be feared or dreaded.

Inframundane (a.) Lying or situated beneath the world.

Infraorbital (a.) Below the orbit; as, the infraorbital foramen; the infraorbital nerve.

Infraspinate (a.) Alt. of Infraspinous

Infraspinous (a.) Below the spine; infraspinal; esp., below the spine of the scapula; as, the infraspinous fossa; the infraspinate muscle.

Infrasternal (a.) Below the sternum; as, the infrasternal depression, or pit of the stomach.

Infrequently (adv.) Not frequently; rarely.

Infringement (n.) The act of infringing; breach; violation; nonfulfillment; as, the infringement of a treaty, compact, law, or constitution.

Infringement (n.) An encroachment on a patent, copyright, or other special privilege; a trespass.

Infundibular (a.) Alt. of Infundibulate

Infundibulum (n.) A funnel-shaped or dilated organ or part; as, the infundibulum of the brain, a hollow, conical process, connecting the floor of the third ventricle with the pituitary body; the infundibula of the lungs, the enlarged terminations of the bronchial tubes.

Infundibulum (n.) A central cavity in the Ctenophora, into which the gastric sac leads.

Infundibulum (n.) The siphon of Cephalopoda. See Cephalopoda.

Infusibility (n.) Capability of being infused, pouredin, or instilled.

Infusibility (n.) Incapability or difficulty of being fused, melted, or dissolved; as, the infusibility of carbon.

Ingeminating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ingeminate

Ingemination (n.) Repetition; reduplication; reiteration.

Ingenerating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ingenerate

Ingeneration (n.) Act of ingenerating.

Ingloriously (adv.) In an inglorious manner; dishonorably; with shame; ignominiously; obscurely.

Ingratiating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ingratiate

Inhabitation (n.) The act of inhabiting, or the state of being inhabited; indwelling.

Inhabitation (n.) Abode; place of dwelling; residence.

Inhabitation (n.) Population; inhabitants.

Inharmonical (a.) Not harmonic; inharmonious; discordant; dissonant.

Inharmonious (a.) Not harmonious; unmusical; discordant; dissonant.

Inharmonious (a.) Conflicting; jarring; not in harmony.

Inhospitable (a.) Not hospitable; not disposed to show hospitality to strangers or guests; as, an inhospitable person or people.

Inhospitable (a.) Affording no shelter or sustenance; barren; desert; bleak; cheerless; wild.

Inhumanities (pl. ) of Inhumanity

Inimaginable (a.) Unimaginable; inconceivable.

Inimicitious (a.) Inimical; unfriendly.

Iniquitously (adv.) In an iniquitous manner; unjustly; wickedly.

Inirritative (a.) Not accompanied with excitement; as, an inirritative fever.

Innutritious (a.) Not nutritious; not furnishing nourishment.

Inobservable (a.) Not observable.

Inobservance (a.) Want or neglect of observance.

Inoccupation (n.) Want of occupation.

Inofficially (adv.) Without the usual forms, or not in the official character.

Inoperculate (a.) Having no operculum; -- said of certain gastropod shells.

Inoppressive (a.) Not oppressive or burdensome.

Inordination (n.) Deviation from custom, rule, or right; irregularity; inordinacy.

Inosculating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inosculate

Inosculation (n.) The junction or connection of vessels, channels, or passages, so that their contents pass from one to the other; union by mouths or ducts; anastomosis; intercommunication; as, inosculation of veins, etc.

Inoxidizable (a.) Incapable of being oxidized; as, gold and platinum are inoxidizable in the air.

Inquartation (n.) Quartation.

Inquietation (n.) Disturbance.

Inreristered (imp. & p. p.) of Inregister

Insalivation (n.) The mixing of the food with the saliva and other secretions of the mouth in eating.

Insalubrious (a.) Not salubrious or healthful; unwholesome; as, an insalubrious air or climate.

Insanability (n.) The state of being insanable or incurable; insanableness.

Insanitation (n.) Lack of sanitation; careless or dangerous hygienic conditions.

Inscriptible (a.) Capable of being inscribed; inscribable.

Insculptured (p. a.) Engraved.

Insectivores (pl. ) of Insectivore

Insectologer (n.) An entomologist.

Insecureness (n.) Insecurity.

Insecurities (pl. ) of Insecurity

Insemination (n.) A sowing.

Inseparately (adv.) Inseparably.

Insolubility (n.) The quality or state of being insoluble or not dissolvable, as in a fluid.

Insolubility (n.) The quality of being inexplicable or insolvable.

Insolvencies (pl. ) of Insolvency

Insomnolence (n.) Sleeplessness.

Inspectorate (n.) Inspectorship.

Inspectorial (a.) Of or pertaining to an inspector or to inspection.

Inspissating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inspissate

Inspissation (n.) The act or the process of inspissating, or thickening a fluid substance, as by evaporation; also, the state of being so thickened.

Instableness (n.) Instability; unstableness.

Installation (n.) The act of installing or giving possession of an office, rank, or order, with the usual rites or ceremonies; as, the installation of an ordained minister in a parish.

Installation (n.) The whole of a system of machines, apparatus, and accessories, when set up and arranged for practical working, as in electric lighting, transmission of power, etc.

Instaurating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Instaurate

Instauration (n.) Restoration after decay, lapse, or dilapidation; renewal; repair; renovation; renaissance.

Instillation (n.) The of instilling; also, that which is instilled.

Instilllator (n.) An instiller.

Instratified (a.) Interstratified.

Instructible (a.) Capable of being instructed; teachable; docible.

Instructress (n.) A woman who instructs; a preceptress; a governess.

Instrumental (a.) Acting as an instrument; serving as a means; contributing to promote; conductive; helpful; serviceable; as, he was instrumental in conducting the business.

Instrumental (a.) Pertaining to, made by, or prepared for, an instrument, esp. a musical instrument; as, instrumental music, distinguished from vocal music.

Instrumental (a.) Applied to a case expressing means or agency; as, the instrumental case. This is found in Sanskrit as a separate case, but in Greek it was merged into the dative, and in Latin into the ablative. In Old English it was a separate case, but has disappeared, leaving only a few anomalous forms.

Insubjection (n.) Want of subjection or obedience; a state of disobedience, as to government.

Insubmission (n.) Want of submission; disobedience; noncompliance.

Insufferable (a.) Incapable of being suffered, borne, or endured; insupportable; unendurable; intolerable; as, insufferable heat, cold, or pain; insufferable wrongs.

Insufferable (a.) Offensive beyond endurance; detestable.

Insufferably (adv.) In a manner or to a degree beyond endurance; intolerably; as, a blaze insufferably bright; a person insufferably proud.

Insufficient (a.) Not sufficient; not enough; inadequate to any need, use, or purpose; as, the provisions are insufficient in quantity, and defective in quality.

Insufficient (a.) Wanting in strength, power, ability, capacity, or skill; incompetent; incapable; unfit; as, a person insufficient to discharge the duties of an office.

Insufflation (n.) The act of breathing on or into anything

Insufflation (n.) The breathing upon a person in the sacrament of baptism to symbolize the inspiration of a new spiritual life.

Insufflation (n.) The act of blowing (a gas, powder, or vapor) into any cavity of the body.

Insupposable (a.) Incapable of being supposed; not supposable; inconceivable.

Insurrection (n.) A rising against civil or political authority, or the established government; open and active opposition to the execution of law in a city or state.

Insurrection (n.) A rising in mass to oppose an enemy.

Insusceptive (a.) Not susceptive or susceptible.

Integumation (n.) That part of physiology which treats of the integuments of animals and plants.

Intellection (n.) A mental act or process; especially: (a) The act of understanding; simple apprehension of ideas; intuition. Bentley. (b) A creation of the mind itself.

Intellective (a.) Pertaining to, or produced by, the intellect or understanding; intellectual.

Intellective (a.) Having power to understand, know, or comprehend; intelligent; rational.

Intellective (a.) Capable of being perceived by the understanding only, not by the senses.

Intellectual (a.) Belonging to, or performed by, the intellect; mental; as, intellectual powers, activities, etc.

Intellectual (a.) Endowed with intellect; having the power of understanding; having capacity for the higher forms of knowledge or thought; characterized by intelligence or mental capacity; as, an intellectual person.

Intellectual (a.) Suitable for exercising the intellect; formed by, and existing for, the intellect alone; perceived by the intellect; as, intellectual employments.

Intellectual (a.) Relating to the understanding; treating of the mind; as, intellectual philosophy, sometimes called "mental" philosophy.

Intellectual (n.) The intellect or understanding; mental powers or faculties.

Intelligence (n.) The act or state of knowing; the exercise of the understanding.

Intelligence (n.) The capacity to know or understand; readiness of comprehension; the intellect, as a gift or an endowment.

Intelligence (n.) Information communicated; news; notice; advice.

Intelligence (n.) Acquaintance; intercourse; familiarity.

Intelligence (n.) Knowledge imparted or acquired, whether by study, research, or experience; general information.

Intelligence (n.) An intelligent being or spirit; -- generally applied to pure spirits; as, a created intelligence.

Intelligency (n.) Intelligence.

Intelligible () Capable of being understood or comprehended; as, an intelligible account or description; intelligible pronunciation, writing, etc.

Intelligibly (adv.) In an intelligible manner; so as to be understood; clearly; plainly; as, to write or speak intelligibly.

Intemerament (n.) A bad state; as, the intemperament of an ulcerated part.

Intemperance (n.) The act of becoming, or state of being, intemperate; excess in any kind of action or indulgence; any immoderate indulgence of the appetites or passions.

Intemperance (n.) Specifically: Habitual or excessive indulgence in alcoholic liquors.

Intemperancy (n.) Intemperance.

Intempestive (a.) Out of season; untimely.

Intendancies (pl. ) of Intendancy

Intenerating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intenerate

Inteneration (n.) The act or process of intenerating, or the state of being intenerated; softening.

Intensifying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intensify

Interanimate (v. t.) To animate or inspire mutually.

Intercalated (imp. & p. p.) of Intercalate

Intercarotid (a.) Situated between the external and internal carotid arteries; as, an intercarotid ganglion.

Intercedence (n.) The act of interceding; intercession; intervention.

Intercentral (a.) Between centers.

Intercentrum (n.) The median of the three elements composing the centra of the vertebrae in some fossil batrachians.

Intercepting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intercept

Interception (n.) The act of intercepting; as, interception of a letter; interception of the enemy.

Interceptive (a.) Intercepting or tending to intercept.

Intercession (n.) The act of interceding; mediation; interposition between parties at variance, with a view to reconcilation; prayer, petition, or entreaty in favor of, or (less often) against, another or others.

Intercessory (a.) Pertaining to, of the nature of, or characterized by, intercession; interceding; as, intercessory prayer.

Interchained (imp. & p. p.) of Interchain

Interchanged (imp. & p. p.) of Interchange

Interchapter (n.) An intervening or inserted chapter.

Intercidence (n.) The act or state of coming or falling between; occurrence; incident.

Intercipient (a.) Intercepting; stopping.

Intercipient (n.) One who, or that which, intercepts or stops anything on the passage.

Intercluding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interclude

Interclusion (n.) Interception; a stopping / obstruction.


Intercommune (v. i.) To intercommunicate.

Intercommune (v. i.) To have mutual communication or intercourse by conservation.

Interconnect (v. t.) To join together.

Intercrossed (imp. & p. p.) of Intercross

Intercurrent (a.) Running between or among; intervening.

Intercurrent (a.) Not belonging to any particular season.

Intercurrent (a.) Said of diseases occurring in the course of another disease.

Intercurrent (n.) Something intervening.

Interdashing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interdash

Interdicting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interdict

Interdiction (n.) The act of interdicting; prohibition; prohibiting decree; curse; interdict.

Interdictive (a.) Having the power to prohibit; as, an interdictive sentence.

Interdictory (a.) Belonging to an interdiction; prohibitory.

Interdigital (a.) Between the fingers or toes; as, interdigital space.

Interference (n.) The act or state of interfering; as, the stoppage of a machine by the interference of some of its parts; a meddlesome interference in the business of others.

Interference (n.) The mutual influence, under certain conditions, of two streams of light, or series of pulsations of sound, or, generally, two waves or vibrations of any kind, producing certain characteristic phenomena, as colored fringes, dark bands, or darkness, in the case of light, silence or increased intensity in sounds; neutralization or superposition of waves generally.

Interference (n.) The act or state of interfering, or of claiming a right to the same invention.

Interfoliate (v. t.) To interleave.

Interfretted (a.) Interlaced; linked together; -- said of charges or bearings. See Fretted.

Interfulgent (a.) Shining between.

Intergraving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intergrave

Interjacence (n.) Alt. of Interjacency

Interjacency (n.) The state of being between; a coming or lying between or among; intervention; also, that which lies between.

Interjecting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interject

Interjection (n.) The act of interjecting or throwing between; also, that which is interjected.

Interjection (n.) A word or form of speech thrown in to express emotion or feeling, as O! Alas! Ha ha! Begone! etc. Compare Exclamation.

Interjoining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interjoin

Interlaminar (a.) Between lammellae or laminae; as, interlamellar spaces.

Interlarding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interlard

Interleaving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interleave



Interlobular (a.) Between lobules; as, the interlobular branches of the portal vein.

Interlocutor (n.) One who takes part in dialogue or conversation; a talker, interpreter, or questioner.

Interlocutor (n.) An interlocutory judgment or sentence.

Intermaxilla (n.) See Premaxilla.

Intermeation (n.) A flowing between.

Intermeddler (n.) One who meddles with, or intrudes into, the affairs of others.

Intermediacy (n.) Interposition; intervention.

Intermediary (a.) Lying, coming, or done, between; intermediate; as, an intermediary project.

Intermediary (n.) One who, or that which, is intermediate; an interagent; a go-between.

Intermediate (a.) Lying or being in the middle place or degree, or between two extremes; coming or done between; intervening; interposed; interjacent; as, an intermediate space or time; intermediate colors.

Intermediate (v. i.) To come between; to intervene; to interpose.

Intermedious (a.) Intermediate.

Intermediums (pl. ) of Intermedium

Intermembral (a.) Between members or limbs; as, intermembral homology, the correspondence of the limbs with each other.

Intermention (v. t.) To mention among other things, or casually or incidentally.

Interminable (a.) Without termination; admitting no limit; boundless; endless; wearisomely protracted; as, interminable space or duration; interminable sufferings.

Interminably (adv.) Without end or limit.

Interminated (a.) Interminable; interminate; endless; unending.

Intermission (n.) The act or the state of intermitting; the state of being neglected or disused; disuse; discontinuance.

Intermission (n.) Cessation for a time; an intervening period of time; an interval; a temporary pause; as, to labor without intermission; an intermission of ten minutes.

Intermission (n.) The temporary cessation or subsidence of a fever; the space of time between the paroxysms of a disease. Intermission is an entire cessation, as distinguished from remission, or abatement of fever.

Intermission (n.) Intervention; interposition.

Intermissive (a.) Having temporary cessations; not continual; intermittent.

Intermitting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intermit

Intermittent (a.) Coming and going at intervals; alternating; recurrent; periodic; as, an intermittent fever.

Intermittent (n.) An intermittent fever or disease.

Intermixedly (adv.) In a mixed manner.

Intermixture (n.) A mass formed by mixture; a mass of ingredients mixed.

Intermixture (n.) Admixture; an additional ingredient.

Intermontane (a.) Between mountains; as, intermontane soil.

Intermundane (a.) Being, between worlds or orbs.

Intermundian (a.) Intermundane.

Interneciary (a.) Alt. of Internecinal

Internecinal (a.) Internecine.

Internection (n.) Intimate connection.

Internuncial (a.) Of or pertaining to an internuncio.

Internuncial (a.) Communicating or transmitting impressions between different parts of the body; -- said of the nervous system.

Internuncios (pl. ) of Internuncio

Internuncius (n.) Internuncio.

Interoceanic (a.) Between oceans; connecting oceans; as, interoceanic communication; an interoceanic canal.

Interorbital (a.) Between the orbits; as, the interorbital septum.

Interosseous (a.) Situated between bones; as, an interosseous ligament.

Interpellant (a.) Interpelling; interrupting.

Interpellant (n.) One who, or that which, interpels.

Interpellate (v. t.) To question imperatively, as a minister, or other executive officer, in explanation of his conduct; -- generally on the part of a legislative body.

Interpleader (n.) One who interpleads.

Interpleader (n.) A proceeding devised to enable a person, of whom the same debt, duty, or thing is claimed adversely by two or more parties, to compel them to litigate the right or title between themselves, and thereby to relieve himself from the suits which they might otherwise bring against him.

Interpolable (a.) That may be interpolated; suitable to be interpolated.

Interpolated (imp. & p. p.) of Interpolate

Interpolated (a.) Inserted in, or added to, the original; introduced; foisted in; changed by the insertion of new or spurious matter.

Interpolated (a.) Provided with necessary interpolations; as, an interpolated table.

Interpolated (a.) Introduced or determined by interpolation; as, interpolated quantities or numbers.

Interpolator (n.) One who interpolates; esp., one who inserts foreign or spurious matter in genuine writings.

Interpreting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interpret

Interpretive (a.) Interpretative.

Interreceive (v. t.) To receive between or within.

Interregency (n.) An interregnum.

Interregnums (pl. ) of Interregnum

Interrelated (a.) Having a mutual or reciprocal relation or parallelism; correlative.

Interrogatee (n.) One who is interrogated.

Interrogator (n.) One who asks questions; a questioner.

Interrupting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interrupt

Interruption (n.) The act of interrupting, or breaking in upon.

Interruption (n.) The state of being interrupted; a breach or break, caused by the abrupt intervention of something foreign; intervention; interposition.

Interruption (n.) Obstruction caused by breaking in upon course, current, progress, or motion; stop; hindrance; as, the author has met with many interruptions in the execution of his work; the speaker or the argument proceeds without interruption.

Interruption (n.) Temporary cessation; intermission; suspension.

Interruptive (a.) Tending to interrupt; interrupting.

Interscinded (imp. & p. p.) of Interscind

Interscribed (imp. & p. p.) of Interscribe

Intersecting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intersect

Intersection (n.) The act, state, or place of intersecting.

Intersection (n.) The point or

Interserting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intersert

Interspersed (imp. & p. p.) of Intersperse

Interspinous (a.) Between spines; esp., between the spinous processes of the vertebral column.

Interstellar (a.) Between or among the stars; as, interstellar space.

Intersternal (a.) Between the sternal; -- said of certain membranes or parts of insects and crustaceans.

Interstitial (a.) Of or pertaining to interstices; intermediate; within the tissues; as, interstitial cavities or spaces in the tissues of animals or plants.

Interstition (n.) An intervening period of time; interval.

Intertexture (n.) The act of interweaving, or the state of being interwoven; that which is interwoven.

Intertissued (a.) Interwoven.

Intertraffic (n.) Mutual trade of traffic.

Intertubular (a.) Between tubes or tubules; as, intertubular cells; intertubular substance.

Interungular (a.) Alt. of Interungulate

Intervallums (pl. ) of Intervallum

Intervenient (a.) Being or coming between; intercedent; interposed.

Intervention (n.) The act of intervening; interposition.

Intervention (n.) Any interference that may affect the interests of others; especially, of one or more states with the affairs of another; mediation.

Intervention (n.) The act by which a third person, to protect his own interest, interposes and becomes a party to a suit pending between other parties.

Interviewing (n.) The act or custom of holding an interview or interviews.

Intervisible (a.) Mutually visible, or in sight, the one from the other, as stations.

Intervolving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intervolve

Interweaving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interweave

Interworking (n.) The act of working in together; interweaving.

Interwreathe (v. t.) To weave into a wreath; to intertwine.

Inthrallment (n.) Act of inthralling, or state of being inthralled; servitude; bondage; vassalage.

Intimidating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intimidate

Intimidation (n.) The act of making timid or fearful or of deterring by threats; the state of being intimidated; as, the voters were kept from the polls by intimidation.

Intimidatory (a.) Tending or serving to intimidate.

Intinctivity (n.) The want of the quality of coloring or tingeing other bodies.

Intolerantly (adv.) In an intolerant manner.

Intolerating (a.) Intolerant.

Intoleration (n.) Intolerance; want of toleration; refusal to tolerate a difference of opinion.

Intoxicating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intoxicate

Intoxicating (a.) Producing intoxication; fitted to intoxicate; as, intoxicating liquors.

Intoxication (n.) A poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance.

Intoxication (n.) The state of being intoxicated or drunk; inebriation; ebriety; drunkenness; the act of intoxicating or making drunk.

Intoxication (n.) A high excitement of mind; an elation which rises to enthusiasm, frenzy, or madness.

Intracranial (a.) Within the cranium or skull.

Intralobular (a.) Within lobules; as, the intralobular branches of the hepatic veins.

Intramundane (a.) Being within the material world; -- opposed to extramundane.

Intranssient (a.) Not transient; remaining; permanent.

Intransigent (a.) Refusing compromise; uncompromising; irreconcilable.

Intransitive (a.) Not passing farther; kept; detained.

Intransitive (a.) Not transitive; not passing over to an object; expressing an action or state that is limited to the agent or subject, or, in other words, an action which does not require an object to complete the sense; as, an intransitive verb, e. g., the bird flies; the dog runs.

Intranuclear (a.) Within the nucleus of a cell; as. the intranuclear network of fibrils, seen in the first stages of karyokinesis.

Intrauterine (a.) Within the uterus or womb; as, intrauterine hemorrhage.

Intrenchment (n.) The act of intrenching or the state of being intrenched.

Intrenchment (n.) Any defensive work consisting of at least a trench or ditch and a parapet made from the earth thrown up in making such a ditch.

Intrenchment (n.) Any defense or protection.

Intrenchment (n.) An encroachment or infringement.

Intriguingly (adv.) By means of, or in the manner of, intrigue.

Intrinsicate (a.) Intricate.

Introcession (n.) A depression, or inward sinking of parts.

Introduction (n.) The act of introducing, or bringing to notice.

Introduction (n.) The act of formally making persons known to each other; a presentation or making known of one person to another by name; as, the introduction of one stranger to another.

Introduction (n.) That part of a book or discourse which introduces or leads the way to the main subject, or part; preliminary; matter; preface; proem; exordium.

Introduction (n.) A formal and elaborate preliminary treatise; specifically, a treatise introductory to other treatises, or to a course of study; a guide; as, an introduction to English literature.

Introductive (a.) Serving to introduce; introductory.

Introductory (a.) Serving to introduce something else; leading to the main subject or business; preliminary; prefatory; as, introductory proceedings; an introductory discourse.

Intromission (n.) The act of sending in or of putting in; insertion.

Intromission (n.) The act of letting go in; admission.

Intromission (n.) An intermeddling with the affairs of another, either on legal grounds or without authority.

Intromitting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intromit

Intromittent (a.) Throwing, or allowing to pass, into or within.

Intromittent (a.) Used in copulation; -- said of the external reproductive organs of the males of many animals, and sometimes of those of the females.

Introvenient (a.) Coming in together; entering; commingling.

Introversion (n.) The act of introverting, or the state of being introverted; the act of turning the mind inward.

Introverting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Introvert

Intrusionist (n.) One who intrudes; especially, one who favors the appointment of a clergyman to a parish, by a patron, against the wishes of the parishioners.

Intuitionism (n.) Same as Intuitionalism.

Intuitionist (n.) Same as Intuitionalist.

Intumescence (n.) The act or process of swelling or enlarging; also, the state of being swollen; expansion; tumidity; especially, the swelling up of bodies under the action of heat.

Intumescence (n.) Anything swollen or enlarged, as a tumor.

Inturbidated (imp. & p. p.) of Inturbidate

Inunctuosity (n.) The want of unctuosity; freedom from greasiness or oi

Invagination (n.) The condition of an invaginated organ or part.

Invagination (n.) One of the methods by which the various germinal layers of the ovum are differentiated.

Invalescence (n.) Strength; health.

Invalidating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Invalidate

Invalidation (n.) The act of inavlidating, or the state of being invalidated.

Inveiglement (n.) The act of inveigling, or the state of being inveigled; that which inveigles; enticement; seduction.

Inventorying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inventory

Invertebrata (n. pl.) A comprehensive division of the animal kingdom, including all except the Vertebrata.

Invertebrate (a.) Destitute of a backbone; having no vertebrae; of or pertaining to the Invertebrata.

Invertebrate (n.) One of the Invertebrata.

Investigable (a.) Capable or susceptible of being investigated; admitting research.

Investigable (a.) Unsearchable; inscrutable.

Investigated (imp. & p. p.) of Investigate

Investigator (n.) One who searches diligently into a subject.

Inveterately (adv.) In an inveterate manner or degree.

Inveteration (n.) The act of making inveterate.

Invigorating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Invigorate

Invigoration (n.) The act of invigorating, or the state of being invigorated.

Inviscerated (imp. & p. p.) of Inviscerate

Invisibility (n.) The state or quality of being invisible; also, that which is invisible.

Invitatories (pl. ) of Invitatory

Involucellum (n.) See Involucel.

Involucrated (a.) Having an involucre; involucred.

Involvedness (n.) The state of being involved.

Invulnerable (a.) Incapable of being wounded, or of receiving injury.

Invulnerable (a.) Unanswerable; irrefutable; that can not be refuted or convinced; as, an invulnerable argument.


Know-nothing (n.) A member of a secret political organization in the United States, the chief objects of which were the proscription of foreigners by the repeal of the naturalization laws, and the exclusive choice of native Americans for office.

Onagrarieous (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a natural order of plants (Onagraceae or Onagrarieae), which includes the fuchsia, the willow-herb (Epilobium), and the evening primrose (/nothera).

Oneirocritic (a.) An interpreter of dreams.

Oneirocritic (a.) Alt. of Oneirocritical

Onomatopoeia (n.) The formation of words in imitation of sounds; a figure of speech in which the sound of a word is imitative of the sound of the thing which the word represents; as, the buzz of bees; the hiss of a goose; the crackle of fire.

Onomatopoeic (a.) Onomatopoetic.

Pneumaticity (n.) The state of being pneumatic, or of having a cavity or cavities filled with air; as, the pneumaticity of the bones of birds.

Pneumatocele (n.) A distention of the scrotum by air; also, hernia of the lungs.

Pneumatocyst (n.) A cyst or sac of a siphonophore, containing air, and serving as a float, as in Physalia.

Pneumatogarm (n.) A tracing of the respiratory movements, obtained by a pneumatograph or stethograph.

Pneumatology (n.) The doctrine of, or a treatise on, air and other elastic fluids. See Pneumatics, 1.

Pneumatology (n.) The science of spiritual being or phenomena of any description.

Pneumococcus (n.) A form of micrococcus found in the sputum (and elsewhere) of persons suffering with pneumonia, and thought to be the cause of this disease.

Pneumography (n.) A description of the lungs.

Pneumothorax (n.) A condition in which air or other gas is present in the cavity of the chest; -- called also pneumatothorax.

Snake's-head (n.) The Guinea-hen flower; -- so called in England because its spotted petals resemble the scales of a snake's head.

Snatch block () a kind of block with an opening in one side to receive the bight of a rope.

Snobbishness (n.) Vulgar affectation or ostentation; mean admiration of mean things; conduct or manners of a snob.

Unabsorbable (a.) Not absorbable; specifically (Physiol.), not capable of absorption; unable to pass by osmosis into the circulating blood; as, the unabsorbable portion of food.

Unacceptable (a.) Not acceptable; not pleasing; not welcome; unpleasant; disagreeable; displeasing; offensive.

Unaccessible (a.) Inaccessible.

Unaccustomed (a.) Not used; not habituated; unfamiliar; unused; -- which to.

Unaccustomed (a.) Not usual; uncommon; strange; new.

Unacquainted (a.) Not acquainted.

Unacquainted (a.) Not usual; unfamiliar; strange.

Unactiveness (n.) Inactivity.

Unadmissible (a.) Alt. of Unadmittable

Unadmittable (a.) Inadmissible.

Unadulterate (a.) Alt. of Unadulterated

Unamiability (n.) The quality or state of being unamiable; moroseness.

Unanswerable (a.) Not answerable; irrefutable; conclusive; decisive; as, he have an unanswerable argument.

Unappealable (a.) Not appealable; that can not be carried to a higher tribunal by appeal; as, an unappealable suit or action.

Unappealable (a.) Not to be appealed from; -- said of a judge or a judgment that can not be overruled.

Unapplicable (a.) Inapplicable.

Unauspicious (a.) Inauspicious.

Uncalled-for (a.) Not called for; not required or needed; improper; gratuitous; wanton.

Uncautiously (adv.) Incautiously.

Uncharitable (a.) Not charitable; contrary to charity; severe in judging; harsh; censorious; as, uncharitable opinions or zeal.

Uncharneling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Uncharnel

Unchristened (a.) Not christened; as, an unchristened child.

Uncleansable (a.) Incapable of being cleansed or cleaned.

Uncomeatable (a.) Not to be come at, or reached; inaccessible.

Uncomprehend (v. t.) To fail to comprehend.

Unconcerning (a.) Not interesting of affecting; insignificant; not belonging to one.

Unconcludent (a.) Alt. of Unconcluding

Unconcluding (a.) Inconclusive.

Unconclusive (a.) Inconclusive.

Unconfidence (n.) Absence of confidence; uncertainty; doubt.

Unconformist (n.) A nonconformist.

Unconformity (n.) Want of conformity; incongruity; inconsistency.

Unconformity (n.) Want of parallelism between strata in contact.

Unconfounded (a.) Not confounded.

Unconsecrate (v. t.) To render not sacred; to deprive of sanctity; to desecrate.

Unconsidered (a.) Not considered or attended to; not regarded; inconsiderable; trifling.

Unconstraint (n.) Freedom from constraint; ease.

Unconsummate (a.) Not consummated; not accomplished.

Unconvenient (a.) Inconvenient.

Unconversion (n.) The state of being unconverted; impenitence.

Uncorrigible (a.) Incorrigible; not capable of correction.

Uncorruption (n.) Incorruption.

Uncovenanted (a.) Not covenanted; not granted or entered into under a covenant, agreement, or contract.

Uncovenanted (a.) Not having joined in a league, or assented to a covenant or agreement, as to the Solemn League and Covenant of the Scottish people in the times of the Stuarts.

Uncovenanted (a.) Not having entered into relationship with God through the appointed means of grace; also, not promised or assured by the divine promises or conditions; as, uncovenanted mercies.

Uncreditable (a.) Discreditable.

Uncustomable (a.) Not customable, or subject to custom duties.

Undefeasible (a.) Indefeasible.

Undepartable (a.) Incapable of being parted; inseparable.

Underbuilder (n.) A subordinate or assistant builder.

Underchanter (n.) Same as Subchanter.

Underclothes (n. pl.) Clothes worn under others, especially those worn next the skin for warmth.

Underconduct (n.) A lower conduit; a subterranean conduit.

Undercurrent (n.) A current below the surface of water, sometimes flowing in a contrary direction to that on the surface.

Undercurrent (n.) Hence, figuratively, a tendency of feeling, opinion, or the like, in a direction contrary to what is publicly shown; an unseen influence or tendency; as, a strong undercurrent of sentiment in favor of a prisoner.

Undercurrent (a.) Running beneath the surface; hidden.

Underdealing (n.) Crafty, unfair, or underhand dealing; unfair practice; trickery.

Underdressed (a.) Not dresses enough.

Underfaction (n.) A subordinate party or faction.

Underfaculty (n.) An inferior or subordinate faculty.

Underfilling (n.) The filling below or beneath; the under part of a building.

Underfurnish (v. t.) To supply with less than enough; to furnish insufficiently.

Underhangman (n.) An assistant or deputy hangman.

Underkingdom (n.) A subordinate or dependent kingdom.

Underlaborer (n.) An assistant or subordinate laborer.

Undermoneyed (a.) Bribed.

Underofficer (n.) A subordinate officer.

Underpeopled (a.) Not fully peopled.

Underpinning (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Underpin

Underpinning (n.) The act of one who underpins; the act of supporting by stones, masonry, or the like.

Underpinning (n.) That by which a building is underpinned; the material and construction used for support, introduced beneath a wall already constructed.

Underpinning (n.) The foundation, esp. of a frame house.

Underservant (n.) An inferior servant.

Undersetting (n.) Something set or built under as a support; a pedestal.

Undersheriff (n.) A sheriff's deputy.

Undershrieve (n.) A low shrub; a woody plant of low stature.

Underskinker (n.) Undertapster.

Undersparred (a.) Having spars smaller than the usual dimension; -- said of vessels.

Understanded () of Understand

Understander (n.) One who understands, or knows by experience.

Understratum (n.) The layer, or stratum, of earth on which the mold, or soil, rests; subsoil.

Undertakable (a.) Capable of being undertaken; practicable.

Undertapster (n.) Assistant to a tapster.

Undertenancy (n.) Tenancy or tenure under a tenant or lessee; the tenure of an undertenant.

Underwrought () of Underwork

Underworking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Underwork

Underwritten (p. p.) of Underwrite

Underwriting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Underwrite

Underwriting (n.) The business of an underwriter,

Undigestible (a.) Indigestible.

Undiscerning (n.) Want of discernment.

Undisputable (a.) Indisputable.

Undistinctly (adv.) Indistinctly.

Unelasticity (n.) Inelasticity.

Unexperience (n.) Inexperience.

Unexpressive (a.) Not expressive; not having the power of utterance; inexpressive.

Unexpressive (a.) Incapable of being expressed; inexpressible; unutterable; ineffable.

Unextricable (a.) Not extricable; inextricable.

Unfrequented (a.) Rarely visited; seldom or never resorted to by human beings; as, an unfrequented place or forest.

Unfriendship (n.) The state or quality of being unfriendly; unfriend


Ungenerously (adv.) In an ungenerous manner.

Ungovernable (a.) Not governable; not capable of being governed, ruled, or restrained; licentious; wild; unbridled; as, ungovernable passions.

Unguiculated (a.) Furnished with nails, claws, or hooks; clawed. See the Note under Nail, n., 1.

Unguiculated (n.) Furnished with a claw, or a narrow stalklike base, as the petals of a carnation.

Unharmonious (a.) Inharmonious; unsymmetrical; also, unmusical; discordant.

Unhospitable (a.) Inhospitable.

Unicarinated (a.) Having one ridge or keel.

Unifollilate (a.) Having only one leaflet, as the leaves of the orange tree.

Unimpairable (a.) That can not be impaired.

Unimportance (n.) Want of importance; triviality.

Unincumbered (a.) Not incumbered; not burdened.

Unincumbered (a.) Free from any temporary estate or interest, or from mortgage, or other charge or debt; as, an estate unincumbered with dower.

Uninteressed (a.) Uninterested; unaffected.

Uninterested (a.) Not interested; not having any interest or property in; having nothing at stake; as, to be uninterested in any business.

Uninterested (a.) Not having the mind or the passions engaged; as, uninterested in a discourse or narration.

Uninucleated (a.) Possessed of but a single nucleus; as, a uninucleated cell.

Unitarianism (n.) The doctrines of Unitarians.

Unitarianize (v. t. & i.) To change or turn to Unitarian views.

Universalian (a.) Of or pertaining to Universalism; Universalist.

Universalism (n.) The doctrine or belief that all men will be saved, or made happy, in the future state.

Universalist (n.) One who believes in Universalism; one of a denomination of Christians holding this faith.

Universalist (n.) One who affects to understand all the particulars in statements or propositions.

Universalist (a.) Of or pertaining to Unversalists of their doctrines.

Universality (n.) The quality or state of being universal; unlimited extension or application; generality; -- distinguished from particularity; as, the unversality of a proposition; the unversality of sin; the unversality of the Deluge.

Universalize (v. t.) To make universal; to generalize.

Universities (pl. ) of University

Universology (n.) The science of the universe, and the relations which it involves.


Unknowledged (<

Unlikelihood (n.) Absence of likelihood.


Unliquidated (a.) Not liquidated; not exactly ascertained; not adjusted or settled.

Unlooked-for (a.) Not looked for; unexpected; as, an unlooked-for event.

Unmagistrate (v. t.) To divest of the office or authority of a magistrate.

Unmasterable (a.) Incapable of being mastered or subdued.

Unmeasurable (a.) Immeasurable.

Unmechanized (a.) Not mechanized.

Unmistakable (a.) Incapable of being mistaken or misunderstood; clear; plain; obvious; evident.

Unmonopolize (v. t.) To recover or release from the state of being monopolized.

Unnaturalize (v. t.) To make unnatural.

Unneighbored (a.) Being without neigbors.

Unneighborly (a.) Not neighborly; distant; reserved; solitary; exclusive.

Unneighborly (adv.) Not in a neighborly manner.

Unobservance (n.) Want or neglect of observance; inobservance.

Unoriginated (a.) Not originated; existing from all eternity.

Unoriginated (a.) Not yet caused to be, or to be made; as, possible inventions still unoriginated.

Unparalleled (a.) Having no parallel, or equal; unequaled; unmatched.

Unpassionate (a.) Not passionate; dispassionate.

Unpenetrable (a.) Impenetrable.

Unperfection (n.) Want of perfection; imperfection.

Unperishable (a.) Imperishable.

Unperishably (adv.) Imperishably.

Unpersuasion (n.) The state of not being persuaded; disbelief; doubt.

Unpleasantry (n.) Want of pleasantry.

Unpleasantry (n.) A state of disagreement; a falling out.

Unprejudiced (a.) Not prejudiced; free from undue bias or prepossession; not preoccupied by opinion; impartial; as, an unprejudiced mind; an unprejudiced judge.

Unprejudiced (a.) Not warped or biased by prejudice; as, an unprejudiced judgment.

Unprincipled (a.) Being without principles; especially, being without right moral principles; also, characterized by absence of principle.

Unprudential (a.) Imprudent.

Unquestioned (a.) Not called in question; not doubted.

Unquestioned (a.) Not interrogated; having no questions asked; not examined or examined into.

Unquestioned (a.) Indisputable; not to be opposed or impugned.

Unreasonable (a.) Not reasonable; irrational; immoderate; exorbitant.

Unregeneracy (n.) The quality or state of being unregenerate.

Unregenerate (a.) Alt. of Unregenerated

Unrepentance (n.) Impenitence.

Unresistance (n.) Nonresistance; passive submission; irresistance.

Unresistible (a.) Irresistible.

Unreverently (adv.) Irreverently.

Un-Romanized (a.) Not subjected to Roman arms or customs.

Un-Romanized (a.) Not subjected to the principles or usages of the Roman Catholic Church.

Unsaturation (n.) The quality or state of being unsaturated.

Unscrupulous (a.) Not scrupulous; unprincipled.

Unsearchable (a.) Not searchable; inscrutable; hidden; mysterious.

Unseasonable (a.) Not seasonable; being, done, or occurring out of the proper season; ill-timed; untimely; too early or too late; as, he called at an unseasonable hour; unseasonable advice; unseasonable frosts; unseasonable food.

Unsecularize (v. t.) To cause to become not secular; to detach from secular things; to alienate from the world.


Unsensualize (v. t.) To elevate from the domain of the senses; to purify.

Unsettlement (n.) The act of unsettling, or state of being unsettled; disturbance.

Unsimplicity (n.) Absence of simplicity; artfulness.

Unstockinged (a.) Destitute of stockings.

Unstockinged (a.) Deprived of stockings.

Unstratified (a.) Not stratified; -- applied to massive rocks, as granite, porphyry, etc., and also to deposits of loose material, as the glacial till, which occur in masses without layers or strata.

Unsuccessful (a.) Not successful; not producing the desired event; not fortunate; meeting with, or resulting in, failure; unlucky; unhappy.

Unsufferable (a.) Insufferable.

Unsufficient (a.) Insufficient.


Unvulnerable (a.) Invulnerable.

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Mark McCracken

Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".

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