9 letter words whose second letter is N
Anabolism (n.) The constructive metabolism of the body, as distinguished from katabolism.
Anacanths (n. pl.) A group of teleostean fishes destitute of spiny fin-rays, as the cod.
Anacardic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, the cashew nut; as, anacardic acid.
Anacharis (n.) A fresh-water weed of the frog's-bit family (Hydrocharidaceae), native to America. Transferred to England it became an obstruction to navigation. Called also waterweed and water thyme.
Anachoret (a.) Alt. of Anachoretical
Anacrotic (a.) Pertaining to anachronism.
Anacrusis (n.) A prefix of one or two unaccented syllables to a verse properly beginning with an accented syllable.
Anaerobic (a.) Relating to, or like, anaerobies; anaerobiotic.
Anagogics (n. pl.) Mystical interpretations or studies, esp. of the Scriptures.
Analectic (a.) Relating to analects; made up of selections; as, an analectic magazine.
Analepsis () Alt. of Analepsy
Analeptic (a.) Restorative; giving strength after disease.
Analeptic (n.) A restorative.
Analgesia (n.) Absence of sensibility to pain.
Analogism (n.) an argument from the cause to the effect; an a priori argument.
Analogism (n.) Investigation of things by the analogy they bear to each other.
Analogist (n.) One who reasons from analogy, or represent, by analogy.
Analogize (v. i.) To employ, or reason by, analogy.
Analogous (a.) Having analogy; corresponding to something else; bearing some resemblance or proportion; -- often followed by to.
Analogies (pl. ) of Analogy
Analytics (n.) The science of analysis.
Analyzing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Analyze
Anamnesis (n.) A recalling to mind; recollection.
Anandrous (a.) Destitute of stamens, as certain female flowers.
Anangular (a.) Containing no angle.
Ananthous (a.) Destitute of flowers; flowerless.
Anapestic (a.) Pertaining to an anapest; consisting of an anapests; as, an anapestic meter, foot, verse.
Anapestic (n.) Anapestic measure or verse.
Anaplasty (n.) The art of operation of restoring lost parts or the normal shape by the use of healthy tissue.
Anaptotic (a.) Having lost, or tending to lose, inflections by phonetic decay; as, anaptotic languages.
Anaptichi (pl. ) of Anaptychus
Anarchism (n.) The doctrine or practice of anarchists.
Anarchist (n.) An anarch; one who advocates anarchy of aims at the overthrow of civil government.
Anarchize (v. t.) To reduce to anarchy.
Anastatic (a.) Pertaining to a process or a style of printing from characters in relief on zinc plates.
Anathemas (pl. ) of Anathema
Anatocism (n.) Compound interest.
Anatomism (n.) The application of the principles of anatomy, as in art.
Anatomism (n.) The doctrine that the anatomical structure explains all the phenomena of the organism or of animal life.
Anatomist (n.) One who is skilled in the art of anatomy, or dissection.
Anatomize (v. t.) To dissect; to cut in pieces, as an animal vegetable body, for the purpose of displaying or examining the structure and use of the several parts.
Anatomize (v. t.) To discriminate minutely or carefully; to analyze.
Anatomies (pl. ) of Anatomy
Anatropal (a.) Alt. of Anatropous
Ancestral (a.) Of, pertaining to, derived from, or possessed by, an ancestor or ancestors; as, an ancestral estate.
Anchoring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Anchor
Anchorage (n.) The act of anchoring, or the condition of lying at anchor.
Anchorage (n.) A place suitable for anchoring or where ships anchor; a hold for an anchor.
Anchorage (n.) The set of anchors belonging to a ship.
Anchorage (n.) Something which holds like an anchor; a hold; as, the anchorages of the Brooklyn Bridge.
Anchorage (n.) Something on which one may depend for security; ground of trust.
Anchorage (n.) A toll for anchoring; anchorage duties.
Anchorage (n.) Abode of an anchoret.
Anchorate (a.) Anchor-shaped.
Anchoress (n.) A female anchoret.
Anchorite (n.) One who renounces the world and secludes himself, usually for religious reasons; a hermit; a recluse.
Anchorite (n.) Same as Anchoret.
Anchylose (v. t. & i.) To affect or be affected with anchylosis; to unite or consolidate so as to make a stiff joint; to grow together into one.
Ankylosis (n.) Stiffness or fixation of a joint; formation of a stiff joint.
Ankylosis (n.) The union of two or more separate bones to from a single bone; the close union of bones or other structures in various animals.
Anciently (adv.) In ancient times.
Anciently (adv.) In an ancient manner.
Ancientry (n.) Antiquity; what is ancient.
Ancientry (n.) Old age; also, old people.
Ancientry (n.) Ancient
Ancillary (a.) Subservient or subordinate, like a handmaid; auxiliary.
Ancipital (a.) Alt. of Ancipitous
Andantino (a.) Rather quicker than andante; between that allegretto.
Androgyne (n.) An hermaphrodite.
Androgyne (n.) An androgynous plant.
Androgyny (n.) Alt. of Androgynism
Androides (n.) A machine or automaton in the form of a human being.
Andromeda (n.) A northern constellation, supposed to represent the mythical Andromeda.
Andromeda (n.) A genus of ericaceous flowering plants of northern climates, of which the original species was found growing on a rock surrounded by water.
Androtomy (n.) Dissection of the human body, as distinguished from zootomy; anthropotomy.
Anecdotal (a.) Pertaining to, or abounding with, anecdotes; as, anecdotal conversation.
Anecdotic (a.) Alt. of Anecdotical
Anemogram (n.) A record made by an anemograph.
Anemology (n.) The science of the wind.
Angelhood (n.) The state of being an angel; angelic nature.
Angelical (a.) Belonging to, or proceeding from, angels; resembling, characteristic of, or partaking of the nature of, an angel; heavenly; divine.
Angellike (a. & adv.) Resembling an angel.
Angiology (n.) That part of anatomy which treats of blood vessels and lymphatics.
Angiotomy (n.) Dissection of the blood vessels and lymphatics of the body.
Anglesite (n.) A native sulphate of lead. It occurs in white or yellowish transparent, prismatic crystals.
Anglewise (adv.) In an angular manner; angularly.
Angleworm (n.) A earthworm of the genus Lumbricus, frequently used by anglers for bait. See Earthworm.
Anglicify (v. t.) To anglicize.
Anglicism (n.) An English idiom; a phrase or form language peculiar to the English.
Anglicism (n.) The quality of being English; an English characteristic, custom, or method.
Anglicity (n.) The state or quality of being English.
Anglicize (v. t.) To make English; to English; to anglify; render conformable to the English idiom, or to English analogies.
Anglified (imp. & p. p.) of Anglify
Angriness (n.) The quality of being angry, or of being inc
Anguiform (a.) Snake-shaped.
Anguineal (a.) Anguineous.
Angularly (adv.) In an angular manner; with of at angles or corners.
Angulated (a.) Having angles or corners; angled; as, angulate leaves.
Angustate (a.) Narrowed.
Anhistous (a.) Without definite structure; as, an anhistous membrane.
Anhydride (n.) An oxide of a nonmetallic body or an organic radical, capable of forming an acid by uniting with the elements of water; -- so called because it may be formed from an acid by the abstraction of water.
Anhydrite (n.) A mineral of a white or a slightly bluish color, usually massive. It is anhydrous sulphate of lime, and differs from gypsum in not containing water (whence the name).
Anhydrous (a.) Destitute of water; as, anhydrous salts or acids.
Anientise (v. t.) To frustrate; to bring to naught; to annihilate.
Anileness (n.) Anility.
Animalish (a.) Like an animal.
Animalism (n.) The state, activity, or enjoyment of animals; mere animal life without intellectual or moral qualities; sensuality.
Animality (n.) Animal existence or nature.
Animalize (v. t.) To endow with the properties of an animal; to represent in animal form.
Animalize (v. t.) To convert into animal matter by the processes of assimilation.
Animalize (v. t.) To render animal or sentient; to reduce to the state of a lower animal; to sensualize.
Animastic (a.) Pertaining to mind or spirit; spiritual.
Animastic (n.) Psychology.
Animating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Animate
Animating (a.) Causing animation; life-giving; inspiriting; rousing.
Animation (n.) The act of animating, or giving life or spirit; the state of being animate or alive.
Animation (n.) The state of being lively, brisk, or full of spirit and vigor; vivacity; spiritedness; as, he recited the story with great animation.
Animative (a.) Having the power of giving life or spirit.
Animistic (a.) Of or pertaining to animism.
Animosity (v. t.) Mere spiritedness or courage.
Animosity (v. t.) Violent hatred leading to active opposition; active enmity; energetic dislike.
Anisopoda (n. pl.) A division of Crustacea, which, in some its characteristics, is intermediate between Amphipoda and Isopoda.
Ankylosis (n.) Same as Anchylosis.
Annealing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Anneal
Annealing (n.) The process used to render glass, iron, etc., less brittle, performed by allowing them to cool very gradually from a high heat.
Annealing (n.) The burning of metallic colors into glass, earthenware, etc.
Annectent (a.) Connecting; annexing.
Annelidan (a.) Of or pertaining to the Annelida.
Annelidan (n.) One of the Annelida.
Annellata (n. pl.) See Annelida.
Annexment (n.) The act of annexing, or the thing annexed; appendage.
Anniverse (n.) Anniversary.
Annodated (a.) Curved somewhat in the form of the letter S.
Annotated (imp. & p. p.) of Annotate
Annotator (n.) A writer of annotations; a commentator.
Announced (imp. & p. p.) of Announce
Announcer (n.) One who announces.
Annoyance (n.) The act of annoying, or the state of being annoyed; molestation; vexation; annoy.
Annoyance (n.) That which annoys.
Annualist (n.) One who writes for, or who edits, an annual.
Annuitant (n.) One who receives, or its entitled to receive, an annuity.
Annuities (pl. ) of Annuity
Annulling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Annul
Annularry (adv.) In an annular manner.
Annulated (a.) Furnished with, or composed of, rings; ringed; surrounded by rings of color.
Annulated (a.) Of or pertaining to the Annulata.
Annulment (n.) The act of annulling; abolition; invalidation.
Annuloida (n. pl.) A division of the Articulata, including the annelids and allied groups; sometimes made to include also the helminths and echinoderms.
Annulosan (n.) One of the Annulosa.
Anodynous (a.) Anodyne.
Anointing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Anoint
Anomalism (n.) An anomaly; a deviation from rule.
Anomalous (a.) Deviating from a general rule, method, or analogy; abnormal; irregular; as, an anomalous proceeding.
Anomalies (pl. ) of Anomaly
Anonymity (n.) The quality or state of being anonymous; anonymousness; also, that which anonymous.
Anonymous (a.) Nameless; of unknown name; also, of unknown or unavowed authorship; as, an anonymous benefactor; an anonymous pamphlet or letter.
Anorthite (n.) A mineral of the feldspar family, commonly occurring in small glassy crystals, also a constituent of some igneous rocks. It is a lime feldspar. See Feldspar.
Anserated (a.) Having the extremities terminate in the heads of eagles, lions, etc.; as, an anserated cross.
Answering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Answer
Antalkali (n.) Alt. of Antalka
Antarctic (a.) Opposite to the northern or arctic pole; relating to the southern pole or to the region near it, and applied especially to a circle, distant from the pole 23! 28/. Thus we say the antarctic pole, circle, ocean, region, current, etc.
Ant-eater (n.) One of several species of edentates and monotremes that feed upon ants. See Ant-bear, Pangolin, Aard-vark, and Echidna.
Antecians (n. pl.) See Ant/cians.
Antedated (imp. & p. p.) of Antedate
Antefixes (pl. ) of Antefix
Antelucan (a.) Held or being before light; -- a word applied to assemblies of Christians, in ancient times of persecution, held before light in the morning.
Antemetic (a.) Tending to check vomiting.
Antemetic (n.) A remedy to check or allay vomiting.
Antemural (n.) An outwork of a strong, high wall, with turrets, in front of the gateway (as of an old castle), for defending the entrance.
Antenatal (a.) Before birth.
Antennule (n.) A small antenna; -- applied to the smaller pair of antennae or feelers of Crustacea.
Anthelion (n.) A halo opposite the sun, consisting of a colored ring or rings around the shadow of the spectator's own head, as projected on a cloud or on an opposite fog bank.
Anthemion () A floral ornament. See Palmette
Antheroid (a.) Resembling an anther.
Anthobian (n.) A beetle which feeds on flowers.
Anthodium (n.) The inflorescence of a compound flower in which many florets are gathered into a involucrate head.
Anthokyan (n.) The blue coloring matter of certain flowers. Same as Cyanin.
Antholite (n.) A fossil plant, like a petrified flower.
Anthology (n.) A discourse on flowers.
Anthology (n.) A collection of flowers; a garland.
Anthology (n.) A collection of flowers of literature, that is, beautiful passages from authors; a collection of poems or epigrams; -- particularly applied to a collection of ancient Greek epigrams.
Anthology (n.) A service book containing a selection of pieces for the festival services.
Anthorism (n.) A description or definition contrary to that which is given by the adverse party.
Anthotaxy (n.) The arrangement of flowers in a cluster; the science of the relative position of flowers; inflorescence.
Anthozoan (a.) Pertaining to the Anthozoa.
Anthozoan (n.) One of the Anthozoa.
Anthozoic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Anthozoa.
Anthracic (a.) Of or relating to anthrax; as, anthracic blood.
Anthrenus (n.) A genus of small beetles, several of which, in the larval state, are very destructive to woolen goods, fur, etc. The common "museum pest" is A. varius; the carpet beetle is A. scrophulariae. The larvae are commonly confounded with moths.
Anthropic (a.) Alt. of Anthropical
Antichlor (n.) Any substance (but especially sodium hyposulphite) used in removing the excess of chlorine left in paper pulp or stuffs after bleaching.
Anticivic (n.) Opposed to citizenship.
Anticness (n.) The quality of being antic.
Antidotal (a.) Having the quality an antidote; fitted to counteract the effects of poison.
Antigraph (n.) A copy or transcript.
Antihelix (n.) The curved elevation of the cartilage of the ear, within or in front of the helix. See Ear.
Antiloquy (n.) Contradiction.
Antimason (n.) One opposed to Freemasonry.
Antimeter (n.) A modification of the quadrant, for measuring small angles.
Antimonic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, antimony; -- said of those compounds of antimony in which this element has its highest equivalence; as, antimonic acid.
Antipapal (a.) Opposed to the pope or to popery.
Antipathy (n.) Contrariety or opposition in feeling; settled aversion or dislike; repugnance; distaste.
Antipathy (n.) Natural contrariety; incompatibility; repugnancy of qualities; as, oil and water have antipathy.
Antiphone (n.) The response which one side of the choir makes to the other in a chant; alternate chanting or signing.
Antiphony (n.) A musical response; also, antiphonal chanting or signing.
Antiphony (n.) An anthem or psalm sung alternately by a choir or congregation divided into two parts. Also figuratively.
Antipodal (a.) Pertaining to the antipodes; situated on the opposite side of the globe.
Antipodal (a.) Diametrically opposite.
Antipodes (n.) Those who live on the side of the globe diametrically opposite.
Antipodes (n.) The country of those who live on the opposite side of the globe.
Antipodes (n.) Anything exactly opposite or contrary.
Antiquary (a.) Pertaining to antiquity.
Antiquary (n.) One devoted to the study of ancient times through their relics, as inscriptions, monuments, remains of ancient habitations, statues, coins, manuscripts, etc.; one who searches for and studies the relics of antiquity.
Antiquate (v. t.) To make old, or obsolete; to make antique; to make old in such a degree as to put out of use; hence, to make void, or abrogate.
Antiquely (adv.) In an antique manner.
Antiquist (n.) An antiquary; a collector of antiques.
Antiquity (n.) The quality of being ancient; ancientness; great age; as, a statue of remarkable antiquity; a family of great antiquity.
Antiquity (n.) Old age.
Antiquity (n.) Ancient times; former ages; times long since past; as, Cicero was an eloquent orator of antiquity.
Antiquity (n.) The ancients; the people of ancient times.
Antiquity (n.) An old gentleman.
Antiquity (n.) A relic or monument of ancient times; as, a coin, a statue, etc.; an ancient institution. [In this sense, usually in the plural.]
Antisolar (a.) Opposite to the sun; -- said of the point in the heavens 180! distant from the sun.
Antispast (n.) A foot of four syllables, the first and fourth short, and the second and third long (#).
Antitoxin (n.) Alt. of Antitoxine
Antitypal (a.) Antitypical.
Antizymic (a.) Preventing fermentation.
Antrovert (v. t.) To bend forward.
Anxietude (n.) The state of being anxious; anxiety.
Anxieties (pl. ) of Anxiety
Anxiously (adv.) In an anxious manner; with painful uncertainty; solicitously.
Enactment (n.) The passing of a bill into a law; the giving of legislative sanction and executive approval to a bill whereby it is established as a law.
Enactment (n.) That which is enacted or passed into a law; a law; a decree; a statute; a prescribed requirement; as, a prohibitory enactment; a social enactment.
Enamelled () of Enamel
Enameling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enamel
Enamelist (n.) One who enamels; a workman or artist who applies enamels in ornamental work.
Enamoring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enamor
Enatation (n.) A swimming out.
Enavigate (v. t.) To sail away or over.
Enbattled (a.) Embattled.
Encamping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Encamp
Encaustic (a.) Prepared by means of heat; burned in.
Encaustic (a.) The method of painting in heated wax, or in any way where heat is used to fix the colors.
Enchafing (n.) Heating; burning.
Enchannel (v. t.) To make run in a channel.
Enchanted (imp. & p. p.) of Enchant
Enchanted (a.) Under the power of enchantment; possessed or exercised by enchanters; as, an enchanted castle.
Enchanter (n.) One who enchants; a sorcerer or magician; also, one who delights as by an enchantment.
Encharged (imp. & p. p.) of Encharge
Enchasing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enchase
Enchasten (v. t.) To chasten.
Encheason (n.) Occasion, cause, or reason.
Enchorial (a.) Alt. of Enchoric
Encircled (imp. & p. p.) of Encircle
Encirclet (n.) A small circle; a ring.
Enclitics (n.) The art of declining and conjugating words.
Enclosure (n.) Inclosure. See Inclosure.
Encomiast (n.) One who praises; a panegyrist.
Encomiums (pl. ) of Encomium
Encompass (v. t.) To circumscribe or go round so as to surround closely; to encircle; to inclose; to environ; as, a ring encompasses the finger; an army encompasses a city; a voyage encompassing the world.
Encoubert (n.) One of several species of armadillos of the genera Dasypus and Euphractus, having five toes both on the fore and hind feet.
Encounter (adv.) To come against face to face; to meet; to confront, either by chance, suddenly, or deliberately; especially, to meet in opposition or with hostile intent; to engage in conflict with; to oppose; to struggle with; as, to encounter a friend in traveling; two armies encounter each other; to encounter obstacles or difficulties, to encounter strong evidence of a truth.
Encounter (v. i.) To meet face to face; to have a meeting; to meet, esp. as enemies; to engage in combat; to fight; as, three armies encountered at Waterloo.
Encounter (v. t.) A meeting face to face; a running against; a sudden or incidental meeting; an interview.
Encounter (v. t.) A meeting, with hostile purpose; hence, a combat; a battle; as, a bloody encounter.
Encourage (v. t.) To give courage to; to inspire with courage, spirit, or hope; to raise, or to increase, the confidence of; to animate; enhearten; to incite; to help forward; -- the opposite of discourage.
Encratite (n.) One of a sect in the 2d century who abstained from marriage, wine, and animal food; -- called also Continent.
Encrimson (v. t.) To give a crimson or red color to; to crimson.
Encrinite (n.) A fossil crinoid, esp. one belonging to, or resembling, the genus Encrinus. Sometimes used in a general sense for any crinoid.
Encrisped (a.) Curled.
Encurtain (v. t.) To inclose with curtains.
Endamaged (imp. & p. p.) of Endamage
Endamnify (v. t.) To damnify; to injure.
Endearing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Endear
Endearing (a.) Making dear or beloved; causing love.
Endecagon (n.) A plane figure of eleven sides and angles.
Endeictic (a.) Serving to show or exhibit; as, an endeictic dialogue, in the Platonic philosophy, is one which exhibits a specimen of skill.
Endemical (a.) Peculiar to a district or particular locality, or class of persons; as, an endemic disease.
Endenizen (v. t.) To admit to the privileges of a denizen; to naturalize.
Endlessly (adv.) In an endless manner.
Endoblast (n.) Entoblast; endoplast. See Nucleus,
Endognath (n.) The inner or principal branch of the oral appendages of Crustacea. See Maxilla.
Endolymph (n.) The watery fluid contained in the membranous labyrinth of the internal ear.
Endomorph (n.) A crystal of one species inclosed within one of another, as one of rutile inclosed in quartz.
Endoplasm (n.) The protoplasm in the interior of a cell.
Endoplast (n.) See Nucleus.
Endorhiza (n.) Any monocotyledonous plant; -- so named because many monocotyledons have an endorhizal embryo.
Endorsing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Endorse
Endoscope (n.) An instrument for examining the interior of the rectum, the urethra, and the bladder.
Endoscopy (n.) The art or process of examining by means of the endoscope.
Endosmose (n.) Alt. of Endosmosis
Endosperm (n.) The albumen of a seed; -- limited by recent writers to that formed within the embryo sac.
Endospore (n.) The thin inner coat of certain spores.
Endosteal (a.) Relating to endostosis; as, endosteal ossification.
Endosteum (n.) The layer of vascular connective tissue lining the medullary cavities of bone.
Endostoma (n.) A plate which supports the labrum in certain Crustacea.
Endostome (n.) The foramen or passage through the inner integument of an ovule.
Endostome (n.) And endostoma.
Endostyle (n.) A fold of the endoderm, which projects into the blood cavity of ascidians. See Tunicata.
Endotheca (n.) The tissue which partially fills the interior of the interseptal chambers of most madreporarian corals. It usually consists of a series of oblique tranverse septa, one above another.
Endowment (n.) The act of bestowing a dower, fund, or permanent provision for support.
Endowment (n.) That which is bestowed or settled on a person or an institution; property, fund, or revenue permanently appropriated to any object; as, the endowment of a church, a hospital, or a college.
Endowment (n.) That which is given or bestowed upon the person or mind; gift of nature; accomplishment; natural capacity; talents; -- usually in the plural.
Enduement (n.) Act of enduing; induement.
Endurable (a.) Capable of being endured or borne; sufferable.
Endurably (adv.) In an endurable manner.
Endurance (n.) A state or quality of lasting or duration; lastingness; continuance.
Endurance (n.) The act of bearing or suffering; a continuing under pain or distress without resistance, or without being overcome; sufferance; patience.
Energetic (a.) Alt. of Energetical
Energical (a.) In a state of action; acting; operating.
Energical (a.) Having energy or great power; energetic.
Energized (imp. & p. p.) of Energize
Energizer (n.) One who, or that which, gives energy, or acts in producing an effect.
Energumen (n.) One possessed by an evil spirit; a demoniac.
Enervated (imp. & p. p.) of Enervate
Enfeebled (imp. & p. p.) of Enfeeble
Enfeebler (n.) One who, or that which, weakens or makes feeble.
Enfeloned (a.) Rendered fierce or frantic.
Enfeoffed (imp. & p. p.) of Enfeoff
Enfierced (imp. & p. p.) of Enfierce
Enfiladed (imp. & p. p.) of Enfilade
Enforcing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enforce
Enforcive (a.) Serving to enforce or constrain; compulsive.
Enfreedom (v. t.) To set free.
Enfroward (v. t.) To make froward, perverse, or ungovernable.
Engagedly (adv.) With attachment; with interest; earnestly.
Engallant (v. t.) To make a gallant of.
Engarboil (v. t.) To throw into disorder; to disturb.
Engarland (v. t.) To encircle with a garland, or with garlands.
Enginemen (pl. ) of Engineman
Engineman (n.) A man who manages, or waits on, an engine.
Engirding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Engird
Engiscope (n.) A kind of reflecting microscope.
Englaimed (a.) Clammy.
Englished (imp. & p. p.) of English
Englishry (n.) The state or privilege of being an Englishman.
Englishry (n.) A body of English or people of English descent; -- commonly applied to English people in Ireland.
Englutted (imp. & p. p.) of Englut
Engorging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Engorge
Engrailed (imp. & p. p.) of Engrail
Engrailed (a.) Indented with small concave curves, as the edge of a bordure, bend, or the like.
Engrained (imp. & p. p.) of Engrain
Engrapple (v. t. & i.) To grapple.
Engrasped (imp. & p. p.) of Engrasp
Engraving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Engrave
Engravery (n.) The trade or work of an engraver.
Engraving (n.) The act or art of producing upon hard material incised or raised patterns, characters,
Engraving (n.) That which is engraved; an engraved plate.
Engraving (n.) An impression from an engraved plate, block of wood, or other material; a print.
Engrossed (imp. & p. p.) of Engross
Engrosser (n.) One who copies a writing in large, fair characters.
Engrosser (n.) One who takes the whole; a person who purchases such quantities of articles in a market as to raise the price; a forestaller.
Engulfing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Engulf
Enhancing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enhance
Enhearten (v. t.) To give heart to; to fill with courage; to embolden.
Enhydrous (a.) Having water within; containing fluid drops; -- said of certain crystals.
Enigmatic (a.) Alt. of Enigmatical
Enjailing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enjall
Enjoining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enjoin
Enjoyable (a.) Capable of being enjoyed or of giving joy; yielding enjoyment.
Enjoyment (n.) The condition of enjoying anything; pleasure or satisfaction, as in the possession or occupancy of anything; possession and use; as, the enjoyment of an estate.
Enjoyment (n.) That which gives pleasure or keen satisfaction.
Enkindled (imp. & p. p.) of Enkindle
Enlarging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enlarge
Enlighten (v. t.) To supply with light; to illuminate; as, the sun enlightens the earth.
Enlighten (v. t.) To make clear to the intellect or conscience; to shed the light of truth and knowledge upon; to furnish with increase of knowledge; to instruct; as, to enlighten the mind or understanding.
Enlisting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enlist
Enlivened (imp. & p. p.) of Enliven
Enlivener (n.) One who, or that which, enlivens, animates, or invigorates.
Ennobling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ennoble
Enodation (n.) The act or operation of clearing of knots, or of untying; hence, also, the solution of a difficulty.
Enouncing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enounce
Enquicken (v. t.) To quicken; to make alive.
Enrapture (v. t.) To transport with pleasure; to delight beyond measure; to enravish.
Enriching (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enrich
Enrolling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enroll
Enshedule (v. t.) To insert in a schedule. See Schedule.
Ensconced (imp. & p. p.) of Ensconce
Enshelter (v. t.) To shelter.
Enshrined (imp. & p. p.) of Enshrine
Ensilaged (imp. & p. p.) of Ensilage
Enslaving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enslave
Enstatite (n.) A mineral of the pyroxene group, orthorhombic in crystallization; often fibrous and massive; color grayish white or greenish. It is a silicate of magnesia with some iron. Bronzite is a ferriferous variety.
Entailing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entail
Entangled (imp. & p. p.) of Entangle
Entangler (n.) One that entangles.
Entelechy (n.) An actuality; a conception completely actualized, in distinction from mere potential existence.
Ententive (a.) Attentive; zealous.
Enterdeal (n.) Mutual dealings; intercourse.
Enteritis (n.) An inflammation of the intestines.
Enterlace (v. t.) See Interlace.
Entermete (v. i.) To interfere; to intermeddle.
Entermise (n.) Mediation.
Entertain (v. t.) To be at the charges of; to take or keep in one's service; to maintain; to support; to harbor; to keep.
Entertain (v. t.) To give hospitable reception and maintenance to; to receive at one's board, or into one's house; to receive as a guest.
Entertain (v. t.) To engage the attention of agreeably; to amuse with that which makes the time pass pleasantly; to divert; as, to entertain friends with conversation, etc.
Entertain (v. t.) To give reception to; to receive, in general; to receive and take into consideration; to admit, treat, or make use of; as, to entertain a proposal.
Entertain (v. t.) To meet or encounter, as an enemy.
Entertain (v. t.) To keep, hold, or maintain in the mind with favor; to keep in the mind; to harbor; to cherish; as, to entertain sentiments.
Entertain (v. t.) To lead on; to bring along; to introduce.
Entertain (v. i.) To receive, or provide entertainment for, guests; as, he entertains generously.
Entertain (n.) Entertainment.
Entertake (v. t.) To entertain.
Enthymeme (n.) An argument consisting of only two propositions, an antecedent and consequent deduced from it; a syllogism with one premise omitted; as, We are dependent; therefore we should be humble. Here the major proposition is suppressed. The complete syllogism would be, Dependent creatures should be humble; we are dependent creatures; therefore we should be humble.
Entitling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entitle
Entoblast (n.) The inner germ layer; endoderm. See Nucleolus.
Entoiling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entoil
Entombing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entomb
Entomical (a.) Relating to insects; entomological.
Entomolin (n.) See Chitin.
Entophyte (n.) A vegetable parasite subsisting in the interior of the body.
Entoplasm (n.) The inner granular layer of protoplasm in a developing ovum.
Entoplasm (n.) Endosarc.
Entr'acte (n.) The interval of time which occurs between the performance of any two acts of a drama.
Entr'acte (n.) A dance, piece of music, or interlude, performed between two acts of a drama.
Entrammel (v. t.) To trammel; to entangle.
Entranced (imp. & p. p.) of Entrance
Entrapped (imp. & p. p.) of Entrap
Entreated (imp. & p. p.) of Entreat
Entreater (n.) One who entreats; one who asks earnestly; a beseecher.
Entremets (n. sing. & pl.) A side dish; a dainty or relishing dish usually eaten after the joints or principal dish; also, a sweetmeat, served with a dinner.
Entremets (n. sing. & pl.) Any small entertainment between two greater ones.
Entrochal (a.) Pertaining to, or consisting of, entrochites, or the joints of encrinites; -- used of a kind of stone or marble.
Entropion (n.) Same as Entropium.
Entropium (n.) The inversion or turning in of the border of the eyelids.
Enubilate (v. t.) To clear from mist, clouds, or obscurity.
Enubilous (a.) Free from fog, mist, or clouds; clear.
Enucleate (v. t.) To bring or peel out, as a kernel from its enveloping husks its enveloping husks or shell.
Enucleate (v. t.) To remove without cutting (as a tumor).
Enucleate (v. t.) To bring to light; to make clear.
Enumerate (v. t.) To count; to tell by numbers; to count over, or tell off one after another; to number; to reckon up; to mention one by one; to name over; to make a special and separate account of; to recount; as, to enumerate the stars in a constellation.
Enunciate (v. t.) To make a formal statement of; to announce; to proclaim; to declare, as a truth.
Enunciate (v. t.) To make distinctly audible; to utter articulately; to pronounce; as, to enunciate a word distinctly.
Enunciate (v. i.) To utter words or syllables articulately.
Enveloped (imp. & p. p.) of Envelop
Envenomed (imp. & p. p.) of Envenom
Envermeil (v. t.) To color with, or as with, vermilion; to dye red.
Environed (imp. & p. p.) of Environ
Envisaged (imp. & p. p.) of Envisage
Envoyship (n.) The office or position of an envoy.
Enwombing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enwomb
Enwreathe (v. t.) See Inwreathe.
Gnathidia (pl. ) of Gnathidium
Gnathonic (a.) Alt. of Gnathonical
Gnathopod (n.) A gnathopodite or maxilliped. See Maxilliped.
Gneissoid (a.) Resembling gneiss; having some of the characteristics of gneiss; -- applied to rocks of an intermediate character between granite and gneiss, or mica slate and gneiss.
Gneissose (a.) Having the structure of gneiss.
Gnomology (n.) A collection of, or a treatise on, maxims, grave sentences, or reflections.
Gnomonics (n.) The art or science of dialing, or of constructing dials to show the hour of the day by the shadow of a gnomon.
Gnomonist (n.) One skilled in gnomonics.
Inability (n.) The quality or state of being unable; lack of ability; want of sufficient power, strength, resources, or capacity.
Inactuate (v. t.) To put in action.
Inaffable (a.) Not affable; reserved in social intercourse.
Inaidable (a.) Incapable of being assisted; helpless.
Inamiable (a.) Unamiable.
Inamorata (n.) A woman in love; a mistress.
Inamorate (a.) Enamored.
Inamorato (n.) A male lover.
In-and-in (n.) An old game played with four dice. In signified a doublet, or two dice alike; in-and-in, either two doubles, or the four dice alike.
In and an (a. & adv.) Applied to breeding from a male and female of the same parentage. See under Breeding.
Inangular (a.) Not angular.
Inanimate (v. t.) To animate.
Inanimate (a.) Not animate; destitute of life or spirit; lifeless; dead; inactive; dull; as, stones and earth are inanimate substances.
Inanition (n.) The condition of being inane; emptiness; want of fullness, as in the vessels of the body; hence, specifically, exhaustion from want of food, either from partial or complete starvation, or from a disorder of the digestive apparatus, producing the same result.
Inanities (pl. ) of Inanity
Inarching (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inarch
Inarching (n.) A method of ingrafting. See Inarch.
Inaudible (a.) Not audible; incapable of being heard; silent.
Inaugural (a.) Pertaining to, or performed or pronounced at, an inauguration; as, an inaugural address; the inaugural exercises.
Inaugural (n.) An inaugural address.
Inbeaming (n.) Shining in.
Inbreathe (v. t.) To infuse by breathing; to inspire.
Inburning (a.) Burning within.
Incanting (a.) Enchanting.
Incapable (a.) Wanting in ability or qualification for the purpose or end in view; not large enough to contain or hold; deficient in physical strength, mental or moral power, etc.; not capable; as, incapable of holding a certain quantity of liquid; incapable of endurance, of comprehension, of perseverance, of reform, etc.
Incapable (a.) Not capable of being brought to do or perform, because morally strong or well disposed; -- used with reference to some evil; as, incapable of wrong, dishonesty, or falsehood.
Incapable (a.) Not in a state to receive; not receptive; not susceptible; not able to admit; as, incapable of pain, or pleasure; incapable of stain or injury.
Incapable (a.) Unqualified or disqualified, in a legal sense; as, a man under thirty-five years of age is incapable of holding the office of president of the United States; a person convicted on impeachment is thereby made incapable of holding an office of profit or honor under the government.
Incapable (a.) As a term of disgrace, sometimes annexed to a sentence when an officer has been cashiered and rendered incapable of serving his country.
Incapable (n.) One who is morally or mentally weak or inefficient; an imbecile; a simpleton.
Incapably (adv.) In an incapable manner.
Incarnate (a.) Not in the flesh; spiritual.
Incarnate (a.) Invested with flesh; embodied in a human nature and form; united with, or having, a human body.
Incarnate (a.) Flesh-colored; rosy; red.
Incarnate (v. t.) To clothe with flesh; to embody in flesh; to invest, as spirits, ideals, etc., with a human from or nature.
Incarnate (v. i.) To form flesh; to granulate, as a wound.
Incaution (n.) Want of caution.
Incavated (a.) Made hollow; bent round or in.
Incensant (a.) A modern term applied to animals (as a boar) when borne as raging, or with furious aspect.
Incensing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incense
Incensing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incense
Incension (n.) The act of kindling, or the state of being kindled or on fire.
Incensive (a.) Tending to excite or provoke; inflammatory.
Incensory (n.) The vessel in which incense is burned and offered; a censer; a thurible.
Incentive (a.) Inciting; encouraging or moving; rousing to action; stimulative.
Incentive (a.) Serving to kindle or set on fire.
Incentive (n.) That which moves or influences the mind, or operates on the passions; that which incites, or has a tendency to incite, to determination or action; that which prompts to good or ill; motive; spur; as, the love of money, and the desire of promotion, are two powerful incentives to action.
Inception (n.) Beginning; commencement; initiation.
Inception (n.) Reception; a taking in.
Inceptive (a.) Beginning; expressing or indicating beginning; as, an inceptive proposition; an inceptive verb, which expresses the beginning of action; -- called also inchoative.
Inceptive (n.) An inceptive word, phrase, or clause.
Incertain (n.) Uncertain; doubtful; unsteady.
Incessant (a.) Continuing or following without interruption; unceasing; unitermitted; uninterrupted; continual; as, incessant clamors; incessant pain, etc.
Incession (n.) Motion on foot; progress in walking.
Inchamber (v. t.) To lodge in a chamber.
Incharity (n.) Want of charity.
Incidence (n.) A falling on or upon; an incident; an event.
Incidence (n.) The direction in which a body, or a ray of light or heat, falls on any surface.
Incidency (n.) Incidence.
Incipient (a.) Beginning to be, or to show itself; commencing; initial; as, the incipient stage of a fever; incipient light of day.
Incirclet (n.) A small circle.
Incivilly (adv.) Uncivilly.
Inclement (a.) Not clement; destitute of a mild and kind temper; void of tenderness; unmerciful; severe; harsh.
Inclement (a.) Physically severe or harsh (generally restricted to the elements or weather); rough; boisterous; stormy; rigorously cold, etc.; as, inclement weather.
Inclining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inc
Inclining (a.) Same as Inc
Inclining (n.) Inclination; disposition.
Inclining (n.) Party or side chosen; a following.
Inclosing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inclose
Inclosure (n.) The act of inclosing; the state of being inclosed, shut up, or encompassed; the separation of land from common ground by a fence.
Inclosure (n.) That which is inclosed or placed within something; a thing contained; a space inclosed or fenced up.
Inclosure (n.) That which incloses; a barrier or fence.
Including (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Include
Inclusion (n.) The act of including, or the state of being included; limitation; restriction; as, the
Inclusion (n.) A foreign substance, either liquid or solid, usually of minute size, inclosed in the mass of a mineral.
Inclusive (a.) Inclosing; encircling; surrounding.
Inclusive (a.) Comprehending the stated limit or extremes; as, from Monday to Saturday inclusive, that is, taking in both Monday and Saturday; -- opposed to exclusive.
Incoacted (a.) Not compelled; unconstrained.
Incognita (n.) A woman who is unknown or in disguise.
Incognita (n.) The state of being in disguise; -- said of a woman.
Incognito (a. / adv.) Without being known; in disguise; in an assumed character, or under an assumed title; -- said esp. of great personages who sometimes adopt a disguise or an assumed character in order to avoid notice.
Incognito (a.) One unknown or in disguise, or under an assumed character or name.
Incognito (a.) The assumption of disguise or of a feigned character; the state of being in disguise or not recognized.
Incombine (v. i.) To be incapable of combining; to disagree; to differ.
Incommode (v. t.) To give inconvenience or trouble to; to disturb or molest; to discommode; to worry; to put out; as, we are incommoded by want of room.
Incommode (n.) An inconvenience.
Incompact (a.) Alt. of Incompacted
Incompass (v. t.) See Encompass.
Incomplex (a.) Not complex; uncompounded; simple.
Inconcoct (a.) Inconcocted.
Incondite (a.) Badly put together; inartificial; rude; unpolished; irregular.
Inconform (a.) Unconformable.
Incorrect (a.) Not correct; not according to a copy or model, or to established rules; inaccurate; faulty.
Incorrect (a.) Not in accordance with the truth; inaccurate; not exact; as, an incorrect statement or calculation.
Incorrect (a.) Not accordant with duty or morality; not duly regulated or subordinated; unbecoming; improper; as, incorrect conduct.
Incorrupt (a.) Not affected with corruption or decay; unimpaired; not marred or spoiled.
Incorrupt (a.) Not defiled or depraved; pure; sound; untainted; above the influence of bribes; upright; honest.
Increased (imp. & p. p.) of Increase
Increaser (n.) One who, or that, increases.
Increated (imp. & p. p.) of Increate
Increated (a.) Uncreated; self-existent.
Incremate (v. t.) To consume or reduce to ashes by burning, as a dead body; to cremate.
Increment (n.) The act or process of increasing; growth in bulk, guantity, number, value, or amount; augmentation; enlargement.
Increment (n.) Matter added; increase; produce; production; -- opposed to decrement.
Increment (n.) The increase of a variable quantity or fraction from its present value to its next ascending value; the finite quantity, generally variable, by which a variable quantity is increased.
Increment (n.) An amplification without strict climax,
Increpate (v. t.) To chide; to rebuke; to reprove.
Incrusted (imp. & p. p.) of Incrust
Incubated (imp. & p. p.) of Incubate
Incubator (n.) That which incubates, especially, an apparatus by means of which eggs are hatched by artificial heat.
Incubuses (pl. ) of Incubus
Inculcate (v. t.) To teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions; to urge on the mind; as, Christ inculcates on his followers humility.
Inculpate (v. t.) To blame; to impute guilt to; to accuse; to involve or implicate in guilt.
Inculture (n.) Want or neglect of cultivation or culture.
Incumbent (a.) Lying; resting; reclining; recumbent; superimposed; superincumbent.
Incumbent (a.) Lying, resting, or imposed, as a duty or obligation; obligatory; always with on or upon.
Incumbent (a.) Leaning or resting; -- said of anthers when lying on the inner side of the filament, or of cotyledons when the radicle lies against the back of one of them.
Incumbent (a.) Bent downwards so that the ends touch, or rest on, something else; as, the incumbent toe of a bird.
Incumbent (n.) A person who is in present possession of a benefice or of any office.
Incurring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incur
Incurable (a.) Not capable of being cured; beyond the power of skill or medicine to remedy; as, an incurable disease.
Incurable (a.) Not admitting or capable of remedy or correction; irremediable; remediless; as, incurable evils.
Incurable (n.) A person diseased beyond cure.
Incurably (adv.) In a manner that renders cure impracticable or impossible; irremediably.
Incurious (a.) Not curious or inquisitive; without care for or interest in; inattentive; careless; negligent; heedless.
Incurrent (a.) Characterized by a current which flows inward; as, the incurrent orifice of lamellibranch Mollusca.
Incursion (n.) A running into; hence, an entering into a territory with hostile intention; a temporary invasion; a predatory or harassing inroad; a raid.
Incursion (n.) Attack; occurrence.
Incursive (a.) Making an incursion; invasive; aggressive; hostile.
Incurtain (v. t.) To curtain.
Incurvate (a.) Curved; bent; crooked.
Incurvate (v. t.) To turn from a straight
Incurving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incurve
Incurvity (n.) A state of being bent or curved; incurvation; a bending inwards.
Indagator (n.) A searcher; an explorer; an investigator.
Indamaged (a.) Not damaged.
Indebting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indebt
Indecence (n.) See Indecency.
Indecency (n.) The quality or state of being indecent; want of decency, modesty, or good manners; obscenity.
Indecency (n.) That which is indecent; an indecent word or act; an offense against delicacy.
Indecorum (n.) Want of decorum; impropriety of behavior; that in behavior or manners which violates the established rules of civility, custom, or etiquette; indecorousness.
Indecorum (n.) An indecorous or becoming action.
Indelible (a.) That can not be removed, washed away, blotted out, or effaced; incapable of being canceled, lost, or forgotten; as, indelible characters; an indelible stain; an indelible impression on the memory.
Indelible (a.) That can not be annulled; indestructible.
Indemnify (v. t.) To save harmless; to secure against loss or damage; to insure.
Indemnify (v. t.) To make restitution or compensation for, as for that which is lost; to make whole; to reimburse; to compensate.
Indemnity (n.) Security; insurance; exemption from loss or damage, past or to come; immunity from penalty, or the punishment of past offenses; amnesty.
Indemnity (n.) Indemnification, compensation, or remuneration for loss, damage, or injury sustained.
Indenizen (v. t.) To invest with the privileges of a denizen; to naturalize.
Indenting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indent
Indenting (n.) Indentation; an impression like that made by a tooth.
Indention (n.) Same as Indentation, 4.
Indenture (n.) The act of indenting, or state of being indented.
Indenture (n.) A mutual agreement in writing between two or more parties, whereof each party has usually a counterpart or duplicate; sometimes in the pl., a short form for indentures of apprenticeship, the contract by which a youth is bound apprentice to a master.
Indenture (v. t.) To indent; to make hollows, notches, or wrinkles in; to furrow.
Indenture (v. t.) To bind by indentures or written contract; as, to indenture an apprentice.
Indenture (v. i.) To run or wind in and out; to be cut or notched; to indent.
Indexical (a.) Of, pertaining to, or like, an index; having the form of an index.
Indianeer (n.) An Indiaman.
Indicated (imp. & p. p.) of Indicate
Indicated (a.) Shown; denoted; registered; measured.
Indicator (n.) One who, or that which, shows or points out; as, a fare indicator in a street car.
Indicator (n.) A pressure gauge; a water gauge, as for a steam boiler; an apparatus or instrument for showing the working of a machine or moving part
Indicator (n.) An instrument which draws a diagram showing the varying pressure in the cylinder of an engine or pump at every point of the stroke. It consists of a small cylinder communicating with the engine cylinder and fitted with a piston which the varying pressure drives upward more or less against the resistance of a spring. A lever imparts motion to a pencil which traces the diagram on a card wrapped around a vertical drum which is turned back and forth by a string connected with the pi
Indicator (n.) A telltale connected with a hoisting machine, to show, at the surface, the position of the cage in the shaft of a mine, etc.
Indicator (n.) The part of an instrument by which an effect is indicated, as an index or pointer.
Indicator (n.) Any bird of the genus Indicator and allied genera. See Honey guide, under Honey.
Indicator (n.) That which indicates the condition of acidity, alkalinity, or the deficiency, excess, or sufficiency of a standard reagent, by causing an appearance, disappearance, or change of color, as in titration or volumetric analysis.
Indicavit (n.) A writ of prohibition against proceeding in the spiritual court in certain cases, when the suit belongs to the common-law courts.
Indicible (a.) Unspeakable.
Indicting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indict
Indiction (n.) Declaration; proclamation; public notice or appointment.
Indiction (n.) A cycle of fifteen years.
Indictive (a.) Proclaimed; declared; public.
Indigence (n.) The condition of being indigent; want of estate, or means of comfortable subsistence; penury; poverty; as, helpless, indigence.
Indigency (n.) Indigence.
Indignant (a.) Affected with indignation; wrathful; passionate; irate; feeling wrath, as when a person is exasperated by unworthy or unjust treatment, by a mean action, or by a degrading accusation.
Indignify (v. t.) To treat disdainfully or with indignity; to contemn.
Indignity (n.) Any action toward another which manifests contempt for him; an offense against personal dignity; unmerited contemptuous treatment; contumely; incivility or injury, accompanied with insult.
Indigogen (n.) See Indigo white, under Indigo.
Indigogen (n.) Same as Indican, 2.
Indigotic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, indigo; as, indigotic acid, which is also called anilic or nitrosalicylic acid.
Indigotin (n.) See Indigo blue, under Indigo.
Indihumin (n.) A brown amorphous substance resembling humin, and obtained from indican.
Indiretin (n.) A dark brown resinous substance obtained from indican.
Indirubin (n.) A substance isomeric with, and resembling, indigo blue, and accompanying it as a side product, in its artificial production.
Indispose (v. t.) To render unfit or unsuited; to disqualify.
Indispose (v. t.) To disorder slightly as regards health; to make somewhat.
Indispose (v. t.) To disinc
Individed (a.) Undivided.
Individua (imp. & p. p.) of Individuate
Indocible (a.) Incapable of being taught, or not easily instructed; dull in intellect; intractable; unteachable; indocile.
Indolence (n.) Freedom from that which pains, or harasses, as toil, care, grief, etc.
Indolence (n.) The quality or condition of being indolent; inaction, or want of exertion of body or mind, proceeding from love of ease or aversion to toil; habitual idleness; indisposition to labor; laziness; sloth; inactivity.
Indolency (n.) Indolence.
Indomable (a.) Indomitable.
Indorsing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indorse
Indowment (n.) See Endowment.
Indoxylic (a.) Of or pertaining to, or producing, indoxyl; as, indoxylic acid.
Indraught (n.) An opening from the sea into the land; an inlet.
Indraught (n.) A draught of air or flow of water setting inward.
Indubious (a.) Not dubious or doubtful; certain.
Indubious (a.) Not doubting; unsuspecting.
Inducible (a.) Capable of being induced, caused, or made to take place.
Inducible (a.) Obtainable by induction; derivable; inferable.
Inducting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Induct
Inductile (a.) Not ductile; incapable of being drawn into threads, as a metal; inelastic; tough.
Induction (n.) The act or process of inducting or bringing in; introduction; entrance; beginning; commencement.
Induction (n.) An introduction or introductory scene, as to a play; a preface; a prologue.
Induction (n.) The act or process of reasoning from a part to a whole, from particulars to generals, or from the individual to the universal; also, the result or inference so reached.
Induction (n.) The introduction of a clergyman into a benefice, or of an official into a office, with appropriate acts or ceremonies; the giving actual possession of an ecclesiastical living or its temporalities.
Induction (n.) A process of demonstration in which a general truth is gathered from an examination of particular cases, one of which is known to be true, the examination being so conducted that each case is made to depend on the preceding one; -- called also successive induction.
Induction (n.) The property by which one body, having electrical or magnetic polarity, causes or induces it in another body without direct contact; an impress of electrical or magnetic force or condition from one body on another without actual contact.
Inductive (a.) Leading or drawing; persuasive; tempting; -- usually followed by to.
Inductive (a.) Tending to induce or cause.
Inductive (a.) Leading to inferences; proceeding by, derived from, or using, induction; as, inductive reasoning.
Inductive (a.) Operating by induction; as, an inductive electrical machine.
Inductive (a.) Facilitating induction; susceptible of being acted upon by induction; as certain substances have a great inductive capacity.
Inductric (a.) Alt. of Inductrical
Induement (n.) The act of induing, or state of being indued; investment; endowment.
Indulging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indulge
Indulgent (a.) Prone to indulge; yielding to the wishes, humor, or appetites of those under one's care; compliant; not opposing or restraining; tolerant; mild; favorable; not severe; as, an indulgent parent.
Indurance (n.) See Endurance.
Indurated (imp. & p. p.) of Indurate
Indurated (a.) Hardened; as, indurated clay; an indurated heart.
Indusiate (a.) Alt. of Indusiated
Induviate (a.) Covered with induviae, as the upper part of the trunk of a palm tree.
Indweller (n.) An inhabitant.
Inebriant (a.) Intoxicating.
Inebriant (n.) Anything that intoxicates, as opium, alcohol, etc.; an intoxicant.
Inebriate (v. t.) To make drunk; to intoxicate.
Inebriate (v. t.) Fig.: To disorder the senses of; to exhilarate or elate as if by spirituous drink; to deprive of sense and judgment; also, to stupefy.
Inebriate (v. i.) To become drunk.
Inebriate (a.) Intoxicated; drunk; habitually given to drink; stupefied.
Inebriate (n.) One who is drunk or intoxicated; esp., an habitual drunkard; as, an asylum fro inebriates.
Inebriety (n.) Drunkenness; inebriation.
Inebrious (a.) Intoxicated, or partially so; intoxicating.
Ineffable (a.) Incapable of being expresses in words; unspeakable; unutterable; indescribable; as, the ineffable joys of heaven.
Ineffably (adv.) In a manner not to be expressed in words; unspeakably.
Inelastic (a.) Not elastic.
Inelegant (a.) Not elegant; deficient in beauty, polish, refinement, grave, or ornament; wanting in anything which correct taste requires.
Ineptness (n.) Unfitness; ineptitude.
Inequable (a.) Unequable.
Inergetic (a.) Alt. of Inergetical
Inerrable (a.) Incapable of erring; infallible; unerring.
Inerrably (adv.) With security from error; infallibly; unerringly.
Inerrancy (n.) Exemption from error.
Inerratic (a.) Not erratic or wandering; fixed; settled; established.
Inertness (n.) Want of activity or exertion; habitual indisposition to action or motion; sluggishness; apathy; insensibility.
Inertness (n.) Absence of the power of self-motion; inertia.
Inerudite (a.) Not erudite; unlearned; ignorant.
Inevident (a.) Not evident; not clear or obvious; obscure.
Inexactly (adv.) In a manner not exact or precise; inaccurately.
Inexpiate (a.) Not appeased or placated.
Inextinct (a.) Not quenched; not extinct.
Infamized (imp. & p. p.) of Infamize
Infandous (a.) Too odious to be expressed or mentioned.
Infantile (a.) Of or pertaining to infancy, or to an infant; similar to, or characteristic of, an infant; childish; as, infantile behavior.
Infantine (a.) Infantile; childish.
Infatuate (a.) Infatuated.
Infatuate (v. t.) To make foolish; to affect with folly; to weaken the intellectual powers of, or to deprive of sound judgment.
Infatuate (v. t.) To inspire with a foolish and extravagant passion; as, to be infatuated with gaming.
Infecting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infect
Infection (n.) The act or process of infecting.
Infection (n.) That which infects, or causes the communicated disease; any effluvium, miasm, or pestilential matter by which an infectious disease is caused.
Infection (n.) The state of being infected; contamination by morbific particles; the result of infecting influence; a prevailing disease; epidemic.
Infection (n.) That which taints or corrupts morally; as, the infection of vicious principles.
Infection (n.) Contamination by illegality, as in cases of contraband goods; implication.
Infection (n.) Sympathetic communication of like qualities or emotions; influence.
Infective (a.) Infectious.
Inferring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infer
Inferable (a.) Capable of being inferred or deduced from premises.
Inference (n.) The act or process of inferring by deduction or induction.
Inference (n.) That which inferred; a truth or proposition drawn from another which is admitted or supposed to be true; a conclusion; a deduction.
Infertile (a.) Not fertile; not productive; barren; sterile; as, an infertile soil.
Infesting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infest
Infestive (a.) Having no mirth; not festive or merry; dull; cheerless; gloomy; forlorn.
Infirmary (n.) A hospital, or place where the infirm or sick are lodged and nursed gratuitously, or where out-patients are treated.
Infirmity (a.) The state of being infirm; feebleness; an imperfection or weakness; esp., an unsound, unhealthy, or debilitated state; a disease; a malady; as, infirmity of body or mind.
Infirmity (a.) A personal frailty or failing; foible; eccentricity; a weakness or defect.
Inflaming (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inflame
Inflating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inflate
Inflation (n.) The act or process of inflating, or the state of being inflated, as with air or gas; distention; expansion; enlargement.
Inflation (n.) The state of being puffed up, as with pride; conceit; vanity.
Inflation (n.) Undue expansion or increase, from overissue; -- said of currency.
Inflected (imp. & p. p.) of Inflect
Inflected (a.) Bent; turned; deflected.
Inflected (a.) Having inflections; capable of, or subject to, inflection; inflective.
Inflexion (n.) Inflection.
Inflexive (a.) Inflective.
Inflexive (a.) Inflexible.
Inflexure (n.) An inflection; a bend or fold.
Inflicted (imp. & p. p.) of Inflict
Inflicter (n.) One who inflicts.
Influence (n.) A flowing in or upon; influx.
Influence (n.) Hence, in general, the bringing about of an effect, phusical or moral, by a gradual process; controlling power quietly exerted; agency, force, or tendency of any kind which the sun exerts on animal and vegetable life; the influence of education on the mind; the influence, according to astrologers,of the stars over affairs.
Influence (n.) Power or authority arising from elevated station, excelence of character or intellect, wealth, etc.; reputation; acknowledged ascendency; as, he is a man of influence in the community.
Influence (n.) Induction.
Influence (v. t.) To control or move by power, physical or moral; to affect by gentle action; to exert an influence upon; to modify, bias, or sway; to move; to persuade; to induce.
Influenza (n.) An epidemic affection characterized by acute nasal catarrh, or by inflammation of the throat or the bronchi, and usually accompanied by fever.
Influxion (n.) A flowing in; infusion.
Influxive (a.) Having a tendency to flow in; having influence; influential.
Infolding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infold
Infoliate (v. t.) To cover or overspread with, or as with, leaves.
Informing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inform
Informant (v. t.) One who, or that which, informs, animates, or vivifies.
Informant (v. t.) One who imparts information or instruction.
Informant (v. t.) One who offers an accusation; an informer. See Informer.
Informity (a.) Want of regular form; shapelessness.
Informous (a.) Of irregular form; shapeless.
Infortune (n.) Misfortune.
Infracted (imp. & p. p.) of Infract
Infractor (n.) One who infracts or infringes; a violator; a breaker.
Infrapose (v. t.) To place under or beneath.
Infringed (imp. & p. p.) of Infringe
Infringer (n.) One who infringes or violates; a violator.
Infumated (imp. & p. p.) of Infumate
Infumated (a.) Clouded; having a cloudy appearance.
Infuneral (v. t.) To inter with funeral rites; to bury.
Infuriate (v. t.) Enraged; rading; furiously angry; infuriated.
Infuriate (v. t.) To render furious; to enrage; to exasperate.
Infuscate (v. t.) To darken; to make black; to obscure.
Infusible (v.) Capable of being infused.
Infusible (a.) Not fusible; incapble or difficalt of fusion, or of being dissolved or melted.
Infusoria (n. pl.) One of the classes of Protozoa, including a large number of species, all of minute size.
Ingelable (a.) Not congealable.
Ingenerat (imp. & p. p.) of Ingenerate
Ingeniate (v. t. & i.) To invent; to contrive.
Ingenious (a.) Possessed of genius, or the faculty of invention; skillful or promp to invent; having an aptitude to contrive, or to form new combinations; as, an ingenious author, mechanic.
Ingenious (a.) Proseeding from, pertaining to, or characterized by, genius or ingenuity; of curious design, structure, or mechanism; as, an ingenious model, or machine; an ingenious scheme, contrivance, etc.
Ingenious (a.) Witty; shrewd; adroit; keen; sagacious; as, an ingenious reply.
Ingenious (a.) Mental; intellectual.
Ingenuity (n.) The quality or power of ready invention; quickness or acuteness in forming new combinations; ingeniousness; skill in devising or combining.
Ingenuity (n.) Curiousness, or cleverness in design or contrivance; as, the ingenuity of a plan, or of mechanism.
Ingenuity (n.) Openness of heart; ingenuousness.
Ingenuous (a.) Of honorable extraction; freeborn; noble; as, ingenuous blood of birth.
Ingenuous (a.) Noble; generous; magnanimous; honorable; upright; high-minded; as, an ingenuous ardor or zeal.
Ingenuous (a.) Free from reserve, disguise, equivocation, or dissimulation; open; frank; as, an ingenuous man; an ingenuous declaration, confession, etc.
Ingenuous (a.) Ingenious.
Ingestion (n.) The act of taking or putting into the stomach; as, the ingestion of milk or other food.
Inglobate (a.) In the form of a globe or sphere; -- applied to nebulous matter collected into a sphere by the force of gravitation.
Ingluvial (a.) Of or pertaining to the indulges or crop of birds.
Ingluvies (n.) The crop, or craw, of birds.
Ingrafted (imp. & p. p.) of Ingraft
Ingrafter (n.) A person who ingrafts.
Ingrained (imp. & p. p.) of Ingrain
Ingrapple (v. t. & i.) To seize; to clutch; to grapple.
Ingrately (adv.) Ungratefully.
Ingrowing (a.) Growing or appearing to grow into some other substance.
Ingulfing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ingulf
Inhabited (imp. & p. p.) of Inhabit
Inhabited (a.) Uninhabited.
Inhabiter (n.) An inhabitant.
Inharmony (n.) Want of harmony.
Inhearsed (imp. & p. p.) of Inhearse
Inherence (n.) Alt. of Inherency
Inherency (n.) The state of inhering; permanent existence in something; innateness; inseparable and essential connection.
Inherited (imp. & p. p.) of Inherit
Inheritor (n.) One who inherits; an heir.
Inhiation (n.) A gaping after; eager desire; craving.
Inhibited (imp. & p. p.) of Inhibit
Inhibitor (n.) That which causes inhibitory action; esp., an inhibitory nerve.
Inholding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inhold
Inhumanly (adv.) In an inhuman manner; cruelly; barbarously.
Inimicous (a.) Inimical; hurtful.
Initialed (imp. & p. p.) of Initial
Initially (adv.) In an initial or incipient manner or degree; at the beginning.
Initiated (imp. & p. p.) of Initiate
Initiator (n.) One who initiates.
Injecting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inject
Injection (n.) The act of injecting or throwing in; -- applied particularly to the forcible throwing in of a liquid, or aeriform body, by means of a syringe, pump, etc.
Injection (n.) That which is injected; especially, a liquid medicine thrown into a cavity of the body by a syringe or pipe; a clyster; an enema.
Injection (n.) The act or process of filling vessels, cavities, or tissues with a fluid or other substance.
Injection (n.) A specimen prepared by injection.
Injection (n.) The act of throwing cold water into a condenser to produce a vacuum.
Injection (n.) The cold water thrown into a condenser.
Injurious (a.) Not just; wrongful; iniquitous; culpable.
Injurious (a.) Causing injury or harm; hurtful; harmful; detrimental; mischievous; as, acts injurious to health, credit, reputation, property, etc.
Injustice (n.) Want of justice and equity; violation of the rights of another or others; iniquity; wrong; unfairness; imposition.
Injustice (n.) An unjust act or deed; a sin; a crime; a wrong.
Inlandish (a.) Inland.
Inleagued (imp. & p. p.) of Inleague
Inleaguer (v. t.) To beleaguer.
Inlighten (v. t.) See Enlighten.
Inmeshing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inmesh
Innermost (a.) Farthest inward; most remote from the outward part; inmost; deepest within.
Innervate (v. t.) To supply with nerves; as, the heart is innervated by pneumogastric and sympathetic branches.
Innerving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Innerve
Innholder (n.) One who keeps an inn.
Innitency (n.) A leaning; pressure; weight.
Innkeeper (n.) An innholder.
Innocence (n.) The state or quality of being innocent; freedom from that which is harmful or infurious; harmlessness.
Innocence (n.) The state or quality of being morally free from guilt or sin; purity of heart; blamelessness.
Innocence (n.) The state or quality of being not chargeable for, or guilty of, a particular crime or offense; as, the innocence of the prisoner was clearly shown.
Innocence (n.) Simplicity or plainness, bordering on weakness or sil
Innocency (n.) Innocence.
Innocuity (n.) Innocuousness.
Innocuous (a.) Harmless; producing no ill effect; innocent.
Innodated (imp. & p. p.) of Innodate
Innovated (imp. & p. p.) of Innovate
Innovator (n.) One who innovates.
Innoxious (a.) Free from hurtful qualities or effects; harmless.
Innoxious (a.) Free from crime; pure; innocent.
Innuedoes (pl. ) of Innuendo
Inocarpin (n.) A red, gummy, coloring matter, extracted from the colorless juice of the Otaheite chestnut (Inocarpus edulis).
Inoculate (v. t.) To bud; to insert, or graft, as the bud of a tree or plant in another tree or plant.
Inoculate (v. t.) To insert a foreign bud into; as, to inoculate a tree.
Inoculate (v. t.) To communicate a disease to ( a person ) by inserting infectious matter in the skin or flesh; as, to inoculate a person with the virus of smallpox,rabies, etc. See Vaccinate.
Inoculate (v. t.) Fig.: To introduce into the mind; -- used especially of harmful ideas or principles; to imbue; as, to inoculate one with treason or infidelity.
Inoculate (v. i.) To graft by inserting buds.
Inoculate (v. i.) To communicate disease by inoculation.
Inodorate (a.) Inodorous.
Inodorous (a.) Emitting no odor; wthout smell; scentless; odorless.
Inopinate (a.) Not expected or looked for.
Inopulent (a.) Not opulent; not affluent or rich.
Inorganic (a.) Not organic; without the organs necessary for life; devoid of an organized structure; unorganized; lifeness; inanimate; as, all chemical compounds are inorganic substances.
Inoxidize (v. i.) To prevent or hinder oxidation, rust, or decay; as, inoxidizing oils or varnishes.
Inquinate (v. t.) To defile; to pollute; to contaminate; to befoul.
Inquiring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inquire
Inquirent (a.) Making inquiry; inquiring; questioning.
Inquiring (a.) Given to inquiry; disposed to investigate causes; curious; as, an inquiring mind.
Inquiries (pl. ) of Inquiry
Inrailing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inrail
Inroading (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inroad
Inrunning (n.) The act or the place of entrance; an inlet.
Insanable (a.) Not capable of being healed; incurable; irremediable.
Insanably (adv.) In an incurable manner.
Insaniate (v. t.) To render unsound; to make mad.
Insatiate (a.) Insatiable; as, insatiate thirst.
Insatiety (n.) Insatiableness.
Inscience (n.) Want of knowledge; ignorance.
Inscribed (imp. & p. p.) of Inscribe
Inscriber (n.) One who inscribes.
Inseaming (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inseam
Insecable (a.) Incapable of being divided by cutting; indivisible.
Insectary (n.) A place for keeping living insects.
Insectile (a.) Pertaining to, or having the nature of, insects.
Insection (n.) A cutting in; incisure; incision.
Insensate (a.) Wanting sensibility; destitute of sense; stupid; foolish.
Inserting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insert
Inserting (n.) A setting in.
Inserting (n.) Something inserted or set in, as lace, etc., in garments.
Insertion (n.) The act of inserting; as, the insertion of scions in stocks; the insertion of words or passages in writings.
Insertion (n.) The condition or mode of being inserted or attached; as, the insertion of stamens in a calyx.
Insertion (n.) That which is set in or inserted, especially a narrow strip of embroidered lace, muslin, or cambric.
Insertion (n.) The point or part by which a muscle or tendon is attached to the part to be moved; -- in contradistinction to its origin.
Insession (n.) The act of sitting, as in a tub or bath.
Insession (n.) That in which one sits, as a bathing tub.
Insheathe (v. t.) To insert as in a sheath; to sheathe.
Insidiate (v. t.) To lie in ambush for.
Insidious (a.) Lying in wait; watching an opportunity to insnare or entrap; deceitful; sly; treacherous; -- said of persons; as, the insidious foe.
Insidious (a.) Intended to entrap; characterized by treachery and deceit; as, insidious arts.
Insincere (a.) Not being in truth what one appears to be; not sincere; dissembling; hypocritical; disingenuous; deceitful; false; -- said of persons; also of speech, thought; etc.; as, insincere declarations.
Insincere (a.) Disappointing; imperfect; unsound.
Insinewed (imp. & p. p.) of Insinew
Insinuant (a.) Insinuating; insinuative.
Insinuate (v. t.) To introduce gently or slowly, as by a winding or narrow passage, or a gentle, persistent movement.
Insinuate (v. t.) To introduce artfully; to infuse gently; to instill.
Insinuate (v. t.) To hint; to suggest by remote allusion; -- often used derogatorily; as, did you mean to insinuate anything?
Insinuate (v. t.) To push or work (one's self), as into favor; to introduce by slow, gentle, or artful means; to ingratiate; -- used reflexively.
Insinuate (v. i.) To creep, wind, or flow in; to enter gently, slowly, or imperceptibly, as into crevices.
Insinuate (v. i.) To ingratiate one's self; to obtain access or favor by flattery or cunning.
Insipidly (adv.) In an insipid manner; without taste, life, or spirit; flatly.
Insipient (a.) Wanting wisdom; stupid; foolish.
Insipient (n.) An insipient person.
Insisting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insist
Insistent (a.) Standing or resting on something; as, an insistent wall.
Insistent (a.) Insisting; persistent; persevering.
Insistent (a.) See Incumbent.
Insisture (n.) A dwelling or standing on something; fixedness; persistence.
Insitency (n.) Freedom from thirst.
Insnaring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insnare
Insociate (a.) Not associate; without a companion; single; solitary; recluse.
Insolated (imp. & p. p.) of Insolate
Insolence (n.) The quality of being unusual or novel.
Insolence (n.) The quality of being insolent; pride or haughtiness manifested in contemptuous and overbearing treatment of others; arrogant contempt; brutal impudence.
Insolence (n.) Insolent conduct or treatment; insult.
Insolence (v. t.) To insult.
Insolency (n.) Insolence.
Insoluble (a.) Not soluble; in capable or difficult of being dissolved, as by a liquid; as, chalk is insoluble in water.
Insoluble (a.) Not to be solved or explained; insolvable; as, an insoluble doubt, question, or difficulty.
Insoluble (a.) Strong.
Insolvent (a.) Not solvent; not having sufficient estate to pay one's debts; unable to pay one's debts as they fall due, in the ordinary course of trade and business; as, in insolvent debtor.
Insolvent (a.) Not sufficient to pay all the debts of the owner; as, an insolvent estate.
Insolvent (a.) Relating to persons unable to pay their debts.
Insolvent (n.) One who is insolvent; as insolvent debtor; -- in England, before 1861, especially applied to persons not traders.
Inspected (imp. & p. p.) of Inspect
Inspector (n.) One who inspects, views, or oversees; one to whom the supervision of any work is committed; one who makes an official view or examination, as a military or civil officer; a superintendent; a supervisor; an overseer.
Insphered (imp. & p. p.) of Insphere
Inspiring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inspire
Inspiring (a.) Animating; cheering; moving; exhilarating; as, an inspiring or scene.
Installed (imp. & p. p.) of Install
Instanced (imp. & p. p.) of Instance
Instanter (a.) Immediately; instantly; at once; as, he left instanter.
Instantly (adv.) Without the least delay or interval; at once; immediately.
Instantly (adv.) With urgency or importunity; earnestly; pressingly.
Instating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Instate
Insteeped (imp. & p. p.) of Insteep
Instigate (v. t.) To goad or urge forward; to set on; to provoke; to incite; -- used chiefly with reference to evil actions; as to instigate one to a crime.
Instilled (imp. & p. p.) of Instill
Instiller (n.) One who instills.
Institute (p. a.) Established; organized; founded.
Institute (v. t.) To set up; to establish; to ordain; as, to institute laws, rules, etc.
Institute (v. t.) To originate and establish; to found; to organize; as, to institute a court, or a society.
Institute (v. t.) To nominate; to appoint.
Institute (v. t.) To begin; to commence; to set on foot; as, to institute an inquiry; to institute a suit.
Institute (v. t.) To ground or establish in principles and rudiments; to educate; to instruct.
Institute (v. t.) To invest with the spiritual charge of a benefice, or the care of souls.
Institute (a.) The act of instituting; institution.
Institute (a.) That which is instituted, established, or fixed, as a law, habit, or custom.
Institute (a.) Hence: An elementary and necessary principle; a precept, maxim, or rule, recognized as established and authoritative; usually in the plural, a collection of such principles and precepts; esp., a comprehensive summary of legal principles and decisions; as, the Institutes of Justinian; Coke's Institutes of the Laws of England. Cf. Digest, n.
Institute (n.) An institution; a society established for the promotion of learning, art, science, etc.; a college; as, the Institute of Technology; also, a building owned or occupied by such an institute; as, the Cooper Institute.
Institute (n.) The person to whom an estate is first given by destination or limitation.
Insuavity (n.) Want of suavity; unpleasantness.
Insuccess (n.) Want of success.
Insuetude (n.) The state or quality of being unaccustomed; absence of use or habit.
Insularly (adv.) In an insular manner.
Insulated (imp. & p. p.) of Insulate
Insulated (p. a.) Standing by itself; not being contiguous to other bodies; separated; unconnected; isolated; as, an insulated house or column.
Insulated (p. a.) Separated from other bodies by means of nonconductors of heat or electricity.
Insulated (p. a.) Situated at so great a distance as to be beyond the effect of gravitation; -- said of stars supposed to be so far apart that the affect of their mutual attraction is insensible.
Insulator (n.) One who, or that which, insulates.
Insulator (n.) The substance or body that insulates; a nonconductor.
Insulsity (n.) Insipidity; stupidity; dullness.
Insulting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insult
Insulting (a.) Containing, or characterized by, insult or abuse; tending to insult or affront; as, insulting language, treatment, etc.
Insurable (a.) Capable of being insured against loss, damage, death, etc.; proper to be insured.
Insurance (n.) The act of insuring, or assuring, against loss or damage by a contingent event; a contract whereby, for a stipulated consideration, called premium, one party undertakes to indemnify or guarantee another against loss by certain specified risks. Cf. Assurance, n., 6.
Insurance (n.) The premium paid for insuring property or life.
Insurance (n.) The sum for which life or property is insured.
Insurance (n.) A guaranty, security, or pledge; assurance.
Insurgent (a.) Rising in opposition to civil or political authority, or against an established government; insubordinate; rebellious.
Insurgent (n.) A person who rises in revolt against civil authority or an established government; one who openly and actively resists the execution of laws; a rebel.
Inswathed (imp. & p. p.) of Inswathe
Inswating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inswathe
Intaglius (pl. ) of Intaglio
Integrant (a.) Making part of a whole; necessary to constitute an entire thing; integral.
Integrate (v. t.) To form into one whole; to make entire; to complete; to renew; to restore; to perfect.
Integrate (v. t.) To indicate the whole of; to give the sum or total of; as, an integrating anemometer, one that indicates or registers the entire action of the wind in a given time.
Integrate (v. t.) To subject to the operation of integration; to find the integral of.
Integrity (n.) The state or quality of being entire or complete; wholeness; entireness; unbroken state; as, the integrity of an empire or territory.
Integrity (n.) Moral soundness; honesty; freedom from corrupting influence or motive; -- used especially with reference to the fulfillment of contracts, the discharge of agencies, trusts, and the like; uprightness; rectitude.
Integrity (n.) Unimpaired, unadulterated, or genuine state; entire correspondence with an original condition; purity.
Intellect (n.) The part or faculty of the human soul by which it knows, as distinguished from the power to feel and to will; sometimes, the capacity for higher forms of knowledge, as distinguished from the power to perceive objects in their relations; the power to judge and comprehend; the thinking faculty; the understanding.
Intenable (a.) Incapable of being held; untenable; not defensible; as, an intenable opinion; an intenable fortress.
Intending (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intend
Intendant (n.) One who has the charge, direction, or management of some public business; a superintendent; as, an intendant of marine; an intendant of finance.
Intendant (a.) Attentive.
Intendent (n.) See Intendant, n.
Intenible (a.) Incapable of holding or containing.
Intensate (v. t.) To intensify.
Intensely (adv.) Intently.
Intensely (adv.) To an extreme degree; as, weather intensely cold.
Intensify (v. t.) To render more intense; as, to intensify heat or cold; to intensify colors; to intensify a photographic negative; to intensify animosity.
Intensify (v. i.) To become intense, or more intense; to act with increasing power or energy.
Intension (n.) A straining, stretching, or bending; the state of being strained; as, the intension of a musical string.
Intension (n.) Increase of power or energy of any quality or thing; intenseness; fervency.
Intension (n.) The collective attributes, qualities, or marks that make up a complex general notion; the comprehension, content, or connotation; -- opposed to extension, extent, or sphere.
Intensity (n.) The state or quality of being intense; intenseness; extreme degree; as, intensity of heat, cold, mental application, passion, etc.
Intensity (n.) The amount or degree of energy with which a force operates or a cause acts; effectiveness, as estimated by results produced.
Intensity (n.) The magnitude of a distributed force, as pressure, stress, weight, etc., per unit of surface, or of volume, as the case may be; as, the measure of the intensity of a total stress of forty pounds which is distributed uniformly over a surface of four square inches area is ten pounds per square inch.
Intensity (n.) The degree or depth of shade in a picture.
Intensive (a.) Stretched; admitting of intension, or increase of degree; that can be intensified.
Intensive (a.) Characterized by persistence; intent; unremitted; assiduous; intense.
Intensive (a.) Serving to give force or emphasis; as, an intensive verb or preposition.
Intensive (n.) That which intensifies or emphasizes; an intensive verb or word.
Intention (n.) A stretching or bending of the mind toward of the mind toward an object; closeness of application; fixedness of attention; earnestness.
Intention (n.) A determination to act in a certain way or to do a certain thing; purpose; design; as, an intention to go to New York.
Intention (n.) The object toward which the thoughts are directed; end; aim.
Intention (n.) The state of being strained. See Intension.
Intention (n.) Any mental apprehension of an object.
Intentive (n.) Attentive; intent.
Interring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inter
Interaxal (a.) Situated in an interaxis.
Interaxes (pl. ) of Interaxis
Interaxis (n.) The space between two axes. See Axis, 6.
Intercede (v. i.) To pass between; to intervene.
Intercede (v. i.) To act between parties with a view to reconcile differences; to make intercession; to beg or plead in behalf of another; to mediate; -- usually followed by with and for; as, I will intercede with him for you.
Intercede (v. t.) To be, to come, or to pass, between; to separate.
Intercept (v. t.) To take or seize by the way, or before arrival at the destined place; to cause to stop on the passage; as, to intercept a letter; a telegram will intercept him at Paris.
Intercept (v. t.) To obstruct or interrupt the progress of; to stop; to hinder or oppose; as, to intercept the current of a river.
Intercept (v. t.) To interrupt communication with, or progress toward; to cut off, as the destination; to blockade.
Intercept (v. t.) To include between; as, that part of the
Intercept (n.) A part cut off or intercepted, as a portion of a
Interdash (v. t.) To dash between or among; to intersperse.
Interdeal (v. i.) To intrigue.
Interdict (n.) To forbid; to prohibit or debar; as, to interdict intercourse with foreign nations.
Interdict (n.) To lay under an interdict; to cut off from the enjoyment of religious privileges, as a city, a church, an individual.
Interdict (n.) A prohibitory order or decree; a prohibition.
Interdict (n.) A prohibition of the pope, by which the clergy or laymen are restrained from performing, or from attending, divine service, or from administering the offices or enjoying the privileges of the church.
Interdict (n.) An order of the court of session, having the like purpose and effect with a writ of injunction out of chancery in England and America.
Interdome (n.) The open space between the inner and outer shells of a dome or cupola of masonry.
Interduce (n.) An intertie.
Interesse (n.) Interest.
Interfere (v. i.) To come in collision; to be in opposition; to clash; as, interfering claims, or commands.
Interfere (v. i.) To enter into, or take a part in, the concerns of others; to intermeddle; to interpose.
Interfere (v. i.) To strike one foot against the opposite foot or ankle in using the legs; -- sometimes said of a human being, but usually of a horse; as, the horse interferes.
Interfere (v. i.) To act reciprocally, so as to augment, diminish, or otherwise affect one another; -- said of waves, rays of light, heat, etc. See Interference, 2.
Interfere (v. i.) To cover the same ground; to claim the same invention.
Interflow (v. i.) To flow in.
Interfuse (v. t.) To pour or spread between or among; to diffuse; to scatter.
Interfuse (v. t.) To spread through; to permeate; to pervade.
Interfuse (v. t.) To mix up together; to associate.
Interhyal (a.) Of or pertaining to a segment sometimes present at the proximal end of the hyoidean arch.
Interhyal (n.) An interhyal ligament or cartilage.
Interject (v. t.) To throw in between; to insert; to interpose.
Interject (v. i.) To throw one's self between or among; to come between; to interpose.
Interjoin (v. t.) To join mutually; to unite.
Interknit (v. t.) To knit together; to unite closely; to intertwine.
Interknow (v. t.) To know mutually.
Interlace (v. t. & i.) To unite, as by lacing together; to insert or interpose one thing within another; to intertwine; to interweave.
Interlard (v. t.) To place lard or bacon amongst; to mix, as fat meat with lean.
Interlard (v. t.) Hence: To insert between; to mix or mingle; especially, to introduce that which is foreign or irrelevant; as, to interlard a conservation with oaths or allusions.
Interlaid (imp. & p. p.) of Interlay
Interleaf (n.) A leaf inserted between other leaves; a blank leaf inserted, as in a book.
Interlink (v. t.) To link together; to join, as one chain to another.
Interlink (n.) An intermediate or connecting link.
Interlock (v. i.) To unite, embrace, communicate with, or flow into, one another; to be connected in one system; to lock into one another; to interlace firmly.
Interlock (v. t.) To unite by locking or linking together; to secure in place by mutual fastening.
Interlope (v. i.) To run between parties and intercept without right the advantage that one should gain from the other; to traffic without a proper license; to intrude; to forestall others; to intermeddle.
Interlude (n.) A short entertainment exhibited on the stage between the acts of a play, or between the play and the afterpiece, to relieve the tedium of waiting.
Interlude (n.) A form of English drama or play, usually short, merry, and farcical, which succeeded the Moralities or Moral Plays in the transition to the romantic or Elizabethan drama.
Interlude (n.) A short piece of instrumental music played between the parts of a song or cantata, or the acts of a drama; especially, in church music, a short passage played by the organist between the stanzas of a hymn, or in German chorals after each
Intermean (n.) Something done in the meantime; interlude.
Intermede (n.) A short musical dramatic piece, of a light and pleasing, sometimes a burlesque, character; an interlude introduced between the acts of a play or an opera.
Intermell (v. i. & t.) To intermeddle; to intermix.
Interment (v. t.) The act or ceremony of depositing a dead body in the earth; burial; sepulture; inhumation.
Intermine (v. t.) To intersect or penetrate with mines.
Intermise (n.) Interference; interposition.
Intermure (v. t.) To wall in; to inclose.
Internity (n.) State of being within; interiority.
Internode (n.) The space between two nodes or points of the stem from which the leaves properly arise.
Internode (n.) A part between two joints; a segment; specifically, one of the phalanges.
Interpale (v. t.) To place pales between or among; to separate by pales.
Interpale (v. t.) To interweave or interlace.
Interpeal (v. t.) To interpel.
Interplay (n.) Mutual action or influence; interaction; as, the interplay of affection.
Interpone (v. t.) To interpose; to insert or place between.
Interpose (v. t.) To place between; as, to interpose a screen between the eye and the light.
Interpose (v. t.) To thrust; to intrude; to between, either for aid or for troubling.
Interpose (v. t.) To introduce or inject between the parts of a conversation or argument.
Interpose (v. i.) To be or come between.
Interpose (v. i.) To step in between parties at variance; to mediate; as, the prince interposed and made peace.
Interpose (v. i.) To utter a sentiment by way of interruption.
Interpose (n.) Interposition.
Interpret (v. t.) To explain or tell the meaning of; to expound; to translate orally into intelligible or familiar language or terms; to decipher; to define; -- applied esp. to language, but also to dreams, signs, conduct, mysteries, etc.; as, to interpret the Hebrew language to an Englishman; to interpret an Indian speech.
Interpret (v. t.) To apprehend and represent by means of art; to show by illustrative representation; as, an actor interprets the character of Hamlet; a musician interprets a sonata; an artist interprets a landscape.
Interpret (v. i.) To act as an interpreter.
Interrupt (v. t.) To break into, or between; to stop, or hinder by breaking in upon the course or progress of; to interfere with the current or motion of; to cause a temporary cessation of; as, to interrupt the remarks speaking.
Interrupt (v. t.) To divide; to separate; to break the monotony of; as, the evenness of the road was not interrupted by a single hill.
Interrupt (p. a.) Broken; interrupted.
Intersect (v. t.) To cut into or between; to cut or cross mutually; to divide into parts; as, any two diameters of a circle intersect each other at the center.
Intersect (v. i.) To cut into one another; to meet and cross each other; as, the point where two
Intersert (v. t.) To put in between other things; to insert.
Intertalk (v. i.) To converse.
Intervale (n.) A tract of low ground between hills, or along the banks of a stream, usually alluvial land, enriched by the overflowings of the river, or by fertilizing deposits of earth from the adjacent hills. Cf. Bottom, n., 7.
Intervary (v. i.) To alter or vary between; to change.
Intervene (v. i.) To come between, or to be between, persons or things; -- followed by between; as, the Mediterranean intervenes between Europe and Africa.
Intervene (v. i.) To occur, fall, or come between, points of time, or events; as, an instant intervened between the flash and the report; nothing intervened ( i. e., between the intention and the execution) to prevent the undertaking.
Intervene (v. i.) To interpose; as, to intervene to settle a quarrel.
Intervene (v. i.) In a suit to which one has not been made a party, to put forward a defense of one's interest in the subject matter.
Intervene (v. t.) To come between.
Intervene (n.) A coming between; intervention; meeting.
Intervent (v. t.) To thwart; to obstruct.
Intervert (v. t.) To turn to another course or use.
Interview (n.) A mutual sight or view; a meeting face to face; usually, a formal or official meeting for consultation; a conference; as, the secretary had an interview with the President.
Interview (n.) A conservation, or questioning, for the purpose of eliciting information for publication; the published statement so elicited.
Interview (v. t.) To have an interview with; to question or converse with, especially for the purpose of obtaining information for publication.
Interwove (imp. & obs. p. p.) of Interweave
Interwish (v. t.) To wish mutually in regarded to each other.
Interwove () Alt. of Interwoven
Intestacy (n.) The state of being intestate, or of dying without having made a valid will.
Intestate (a.) Without having made a valid will; without a will; as, to die intestate.
Intestate (a.) Not devised or bequeathed; not disposed of by will; as, an intestate estate.
Intestate (n.) A person who dies without making a valid will.
Intestine (a.) Internal; inward; -- opposed to external.
Intestine (a.) Internal with regard to a state or country; domestic; not foreign; -- applied usually to that which is evil; as, intestine disorders, calamities, etc.
Intestine (a.) Depending upon the internal constitution of a body or entity; subjective.
Intestine (a.) Shut up; inclosed.
Intestine (a.) That part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus. See Illust. of Digestive apparatus.
Intestine (a.) The bowels; entrails; viscera.
Intextine (n.) A thin membrane existing in the pollen grains of some plants, and situated between the extine and the intine, as in /nothera.
Intimated (imp. & p. p.) of Intimate
Intituled (imp. & p. p.) of Intitule
Intombing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intomb
Intonated (imp. & p. p.) of Intonate
Intorsion (n.) A winding, bending, or twisting.
Intorsion (n.) The bending or twining of any part of a plant toward one side or the other, or in any direction from the vertical.
Intorting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intort
Intortion (n.) See Intorsion.
Intricacy (n.) The state or quality of being intricate or entangled; perplexity; involution; complication; complexity; that which is intricate or involved; as, the intricacy of a knot; the intricacy of accounts; the intricacy of a cause in controversy; the intricacy of a plot.
Intricate (a.) Entangled; involved; perplexed; complicated; difficult to understand, follow, arrange, or adjust; as, intricate machinery, labyrinths, accounts, plots, etc.
Intricate (v. t.) To entangle; to involve; to make perplexing.
Intrigued (imp. & p. p.) of Intrigue
Intriguer (n.) One who intrigues.
Intrinsic (a.) Inward; internal; hence, true; genuine; real; essential; inherent; not merely apparent or accidental; -- opposed to extrinsic; as, the intrinsic value of gold or silver; the intrinsic merit of an action; the intrinsic worth or goodness of a person.
Intrinsic (a.) Included wholly within an organ or limb, as certain groups of muscles; -- opposed to extrinsic.
Intrinsic (n.) A genuine quality.
Introduce (v. t.) To lead or bring in; to conduct or usher in; as, to introduce a person into a drawing-room.
Introduce (v. t.) To put (something into a place); to insert; as, to introduce the finger, or a probe.
Introduce (v. t.) To lead to and make known by formal announcement or recommendation; hence, to cause to be acquainted; as, to introduce strangers; to introduce one person to another.
Introduce (v. t.) To bring into notice, practice, cultivation, or use; as, to introduce a new fashion, method, or plant.
Introduce (v. t.) To produce; to cause to exist; to induce.
Introduce (v. t.) To open to notice; to begin; to present; as, he introduced the subject with a long preface.
Introduct (v. t.) To introduce.
Introsume (v. t.) To draw in; to swallow.
Introvert (v. t.) To turn or bend inward.
Introvert (v. t.) To look within; to introspect.
Intruding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intrude
Intrusion (n.) The act of intruding, or of forcing in; especially, the forcing (one's self) into a place without right or welcome; encroachment.
Intrusion (n.) The penetrating of one rock, while in a plastic or metal state, into the cavities of another.
Intrusion (n.) The entry of a stranger, after a particular estate or freehold is determined, before the person who holds in remainder or reversion has taken possession.
Intrusion (n.) The settlement of a minister over 3 congregation without their consent.
Intrusive (a.) Apt to intrude; characterized by intrusion; entering without right or welcome.
Intrusted (imp. & p. p.) of Intrust
Intuition (n.) A looking after; a regard to.
Intuition (n.) Direct apprehension or cognition; immediate knowledge, as in perception or consciousness; -- distinguished from "mediate" knowledge, as in reasoning; as, the mind knows by intuition that black is not white, that a circle is not a square, that three are more than two, etc.; quick or ready insight or apprehension.
Intuition (n.) Any object or truth discerned by direct cognition; especially, a first or primary truth.
Intuitive (a.) Seeing clearly; as, an intuitive view; intuitive vision.
Intuitive (a.) Knowing, or perceiving, by intuition; capable of knowing without deduction or reasoning.
Intuitive (a.) Received. reached, obtained, or perceived, by intuition; as, intuitive judgment or knowledge; -- opposed to deductive.
Intumesce (v. i.) To enlarge or expand with heat; to swell; specifically, to swell up or bubble up under the action of heat, as before the blowpipe.
Inumbrate (v. t.) To shade; to darken.
Inunction (n.) The act of anointing, or the state of being anointed; unction; specifically (Med.), the rubbing of ointments into the pores of the skin, by which medicinal agents contained in them, such as mercury, iodide of potash, etc., are absorbed.
Inundated (imp. & p. p.) of Inundate
Inurement (n.) Use; practice; discip
Inusitate (a.) Unusual.
Inutility (n.) Uselessness; the quality of being unprofitable; unprofitableness; as, the inutility of vain speculations and visionary projects.
Invariant (n.) An invariable quantity; specifically, a function of the coefficients of one or more forms, which remains unaltered, when these undergo suitable
Invection (n.) An inveighing against; invective.
Invective (a.) Characterized by invection; critical; denunciatory; satirical; abusive; railing.
Invective (n.) An expression which inveighs or rails against a person; a severe or violent censure or reproach; something uttered or written, intended to cast opprobrium, censure, or reproach on another; a harsh or reproachful accusation; -- followed by against, having reference to the person or thing affected; as an invective against tyranny.
Inveighed (imp. & p. p.) of Inveigh
Inveigher (n.) One who inveighs.
Inveigled (imp. & p. p.) of Inveigle
Inveigler (n.) One who inveigles.
Inventing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Invent
Inventful (a.) Full of invention.
Invention (n.) The act of finding out or inventing; contrivance or construction of that which has not before existed; as, the invention of logarithms; the invention of the art of printing.
Invention (n.) That which is invented; an original contrivance or construction; a device; as, this fable was the invention of Esop; that falsehood was her own invention.
Invention (n.) Thought; idea.
Invention (n.) A fabrication to deceive; a fiction; a forgery; a falsehood.
Invention (n.) The faculty of inventing; imaginative faculty; skill or ingenuity in contriving anything new; as, a man of invention.
Invention (n.) The exercise of the imagination in selecting and treating a theme, or more commonly in contriving the arrangement of a piece, or the method of presenting its parts.
Inventive (a.) Able and apt to invent; quick at contrivance; ready at expedients; as, an inventive head or genius.
Inventory (n.) An account, catalogue, or schedule, made by an executor or administrator, of all the goods and chattels, and sometimes of the real estate, of a deceased person; a list of the property of which a person or estate is found to be possessed; hence, an itemized list of goods or valuables, with their estimated worth; specifically, the annual account of stock taken in any business.
Inventory (v. t.) To make an inventory of; to make a list, catalogue, or schedule of; to insert or register in an account of goods; as, a merchant inventories his stock.
Inversely (adv.) In an inverse order or manner; by inversion; -- opposed to directly.
Inversion (n.) The act of inverting, or turning over or backward, or the state of being inverted.
Inversion (n.) A change by inverted order; a reversed position or arrangement of things; transposition.
Inversion (n.) A movement in tactics by which the order of companies in
Inversion (n.) A change in the order of the terms of a proportion, so that the second takes the place of the first, and the fourth of the third.
Inversion (n.) A peculiar method of transformation, in which a figure is replaced by its inverse figure. Propositions that are true for the original figure thus furnish new propositions that are true in the inverse figure. See Inverse figures, under Inverse.
Inversion (n.) A change of the usual order of words or phrases; as, "of all vices, impurity is one of the most detestable," instead of, "impurity is one of the most detestable of all vices."
Inversion (n.) A method of reasoning in which the orator shows that arguments advanced by his adversary in opposition to him are really favorable to his cause.
Inversion (n.) Said of intervals, when the lower tone is placed an octave higher, so that fifths become fourths, thirds sixths, etc.
Inversion (n.) Said of a chord, when one of its notes, other than its root, is made the bass.
Inversion (n.) Said of a subject, or phrase, when the intervals of which it consists are repeated in the contrary direction, rising instead of falling, or vice versa.
Inversion (n.) Said of double counterpoint, when an upper and a lower part change places.
Inversion (n.) The folding back of strata upon themselves, as by upheaval, in such a manner that the order of succession appears to be reversed.
Inversion (n.) The act or process by which cane sugar (sucrose), under the action of heat and acids or ferments (as diastase), is broken or split up into grape sugar (dextrose), and fruit sugar (levulose); also, less properly, the process by which starch is converted into grape sugar (dextrose).
Inverting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Invert
Investing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Invest
Investive (a.) Investing.
Investure (n.) Investiture; investment.
Investure (v. t.) To clothe; to invest; to install.
Invidious (a.) Envious; malignant.
Invidious (a.) Worthy of envy; desirable; enviable.
Invidious (a.) Likely to incur or produce ill will, or to provoke envy; hateful; as, invidious distinctions.
Inviolacy (n.) The state or quality of being inviolate; as, the inviolacy of an oath.
Inviolate (a.) Alt. of Inviolated
Inviscate (v. t.) To daub or catch with glue or birdlime; to entangle with glutinous matter.
Invisible (a.) Incapable of being seen; not perceptible by vision; not visible.
Invisible (n.) An invisible person or thing; specifically, God, the Supreme Being.
Invisible (n.) A Rosicrucian; -- so called because avoiding declaration of his craft.
Invisible (n.) One of those (as in the 16th century) who denied the visibility of the church.
Invisibly (adv.) In an invisible manner.
Invitiate (a.) Not vitiated.
Invocated (imp. & p. p.) of Invocate
Invoicing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Invoice
Involucel (n.) A partial, secondary, or small involucre. See Illust. of Involucre.
Involucre (n.) A whorl or set of bracts around a flower, umbel, or head.
Involucre (n.) A continuous marginal covering of sporangia, in certain ferns, as in the common brake, or the cup-shaped processes of the filmy ferns.
Involucre (n.) The peridium or volva of certain fungi. Called also involucrum.
Involucra (pl. ) of Involucrum
Involuted (a.) Rolled inward from the edges; -- said of leaves in vernation, or of the petals of flowers in aestivation.
Involuted (a.) Turned inward at the margin, as the exterior lip of the Cyprea.
Involuted (a.) Rolled inward spirally.
Involving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Involve
Inwalling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inwall
Inwreathe (v. t.) To surround or encompass as with a wreath.
Inwrought (p. p. / a.) Wrought or worked in or among other things; worked into any fabric so as to from a part of its texture; wrought or adorned, as with figures.
Knaveries (pl. ) of Knavery
Knaveship (n.) A small due, in meal, established by usage, which is paid to the under miller.
Knavishly (adv.) In a knavish manner; dishonestly; fraudulently.
Knavishly (adv.) Mischievously; waggishly; roguishly.
Kneadable (a.) That may be kneaded; capable of being worked into a mass.
Knebelite (n.) A mineral of a gray, red, brown, or green color, and glistening luster. It is a silicate of iron and manganese.
Kneebrush (n.) A tuft or brush of hair on the knees of some species of antelopes and other animals; -- chiefly used in the plural.
Kneebrush (n.) A thick mass or collection of hairs on the legs of bees, by aid of which they carry the collected pollen to the hive or nest; -- usually in the plural.
Knee-deep (a.) Rising to the knees; knee-high; as, water or snow knee-deep.
Knee-deep (a.) Sunk to the knees; as, men knee-deep in water.
Knee-high (a.) Rising or reaching upward to the knees; as, the water is knee-high.
Kneejoint (n.) The joint of the knee.
Kneejoint (n.) A toggle joint; -- so called because consisting of two pieces jointed to each other end to end, making an angle like the knee when bent.
Kneepiece (n.) A piece shaped like a knee; as, the kneepieces or ears of a boat.
Knighting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knight
Knightage (n.) To body of knights, taken collectively.
Knobstick (n.) One who refuses to join, or withdraws from, a trades union.
Knockdown (n.) A felling by a knock, as of a combatant, or of an animal.
Knockdown (a.) Of force sufficient to fell or completely overthrow; as, a knockdown blow; a knockdown argument.
Knockings (n. pl.) Large lumps picked out of the sieve, in dressing ore.
Knotberry (n.) The cloudberry (Rudus Chamaemorus); -- so called from its knotted stems.
Knotgrass (n.) a common weed with jointed stems (Polygonum aviculare); knotweed.
Knotgrass (n.) The dog grass. See under Dog.
Knowingly (adv.) With knowledge; in a knowing manner; intelligently; consciously; deliberately; as, he would not knowingly offend.
Knowingly (adv.) By experience.
Knowleche (n. & v.) See Knowl, edge.
Knowledge (v. i.) The act or state of knowing; clear perception of fact, truth, or duty; certain apprehension; familiar cognizance; cognition.
Knowledge (v. i.) That which is or may be known; the object of an act of knowing; a cognition; -- chiefly used in the plural.
Knowledge (v. i.) That which is gained and preserved by knowing; instruction; acquaintance; enlightenment; learning; scholarship; erudition.
Knowledge (v. i.) That familiarity which is gained by actual experience; practical skill; as, a knowledge of life.
Knowledge (v. i.) Scope of information; cognizance; notice; as, it has not come to my knowledge.
Knowledge (v. i.) Sexual intercourse; -- usually preceded by carnal; as, carnal knowledge.
Knowledge (v. t.) To acknowledge.
Knuckling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knuckle
Mnemonics (n.) The art of memory; a system of precepts and rules intended to assist the memory; artificial memory.
Mnemosyne (n.) The goddess of memory and the mother of the Muses.
Oncograph (n.) An instrument for registering the changes observable with an oncometer.
Oncometer (n.) An instrument for measuring the variations in size of the internal organs of the body, as the kidney, spleen, etc.
One-horse (a.) Drawn by one horse; having but a single horse; as, a one-horse carriage.
One-horse (a.) Second-rate; inferior; small.
Onerating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Onerate
Oneration (n.) The act of loading.
Onerously (adv.) In an onerous manner.
One-sided (a.) Having one side only, or one side prominent; hence, limited to one side; partial; unjust; unfair; as, a one-sided view or statement.
One-sided (a.) Growing on one side of a stem; as, one-sided flowers.
On-hanger (n.) A hanger-on.
On-looker (n.) A looker-on.
Onomantic (a.) Alt. of Onomantical
Onomastic (a.) Applied to a signature when the body of the instrument is in another's handwriting.
Onomatope (n.) An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
Onomatopy (n.) Onomatopoeia.
Onondagas (n. pl.) A tribe of Indians formerly inhabiting what is now a part of the State of New York. They were the central or head tribe of the Five Nations.
Onslaught (n.) An attack; an onset; esp., a furious or murderous attack or assault.
Onslaught (n.) A bloody fray or battle.
Ontogenic (a.) Ontogenetic.
Ontologic (a.) Ontological.
Pneometer (n.) A spirometer.
Pneumatic (a.) Alt. of Pneumatical
Pneumato- () A combining form from Gr. pney^ma, pney`matos, wind, air, breath, respiration; as, pneumatograph, pneumatology.
Pneumonia (n.) Inflammation of the lungs.
Pneumonic (a.) Of or pertaining to the lungs; pulmonic.
Pneumonic (a.) Of or pertaining to pneumonia; as, pneumonic symptoms.
Pneumonic (n.) A medicine for affections of the lungs.
Pnigalion (n.) Nightmare.
Snaffling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snaffle
Snailfish (n.) See Sea snail (a).
Snakebird (n.) Any one of four species of aquatic birds of the genus Anhinga or Plotus. They are allied to the gannets and cormorants, but have very long, slender, flexible necks, and sharp bills.
Snakebird (n.) The wryneck.
Snakefish (n.) The band fish.
Snakefish (n.) The lizard fish.
Snakehead (n.) A loose, bent-up end of one of the strap rails, or flat rails, formerly used on American railroads. It was sometimes so bent by the passage of a train as to slip over a wheel and pierce the bottom of a car.
Snakehead (n.) The turtlehead.
Snakehead (n.) The Guinea-hen flower. See Snake's-head, and under Guinea.
Snakeneck (n.) The snakebird, 1.
Snakeroot (n.) Any one of several plants of different genera and species, most of which are (or were formerly) reputed to be efficacious as remedies for the bites of serpents; also, the roots of any of these.
Snakeweed (n.) A kind of knotweed (Polygonum Bistorta).
Snakeweed (n.) The Virginia snakeroot. See Snakeroot.
Snakewood (n.) An East Indian climbing plant (Strychnos colubrina) having a bitter taste, and supposed to be a remedy for the bite of the hooded serpent.
Snakewood (n.) An East Indian climbing shrub (Ophioxylon serpentinum) which has the roots and stems twisted so as to resemble serpents.
Snakewood (n.) Same as Trumpetwood.
Snakewood (n.) A tropical American shrub (Plumieria rubra) which has very fragrant red blossoms.
Snakewood (n.) Same as Letterwood.
Snaphance (n.) A spring lock for discharging a firearm; also, the firearm to which it is attached.
Snaphance (n.) A trifling or second-rate thing or person.
Snatching (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snatch
Sneak-cup (n.) One who sneaks from his cups; one who balks his glass.
Snickered (imp. & p. p.) of Snicker
Sniggling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sniggle
Snipebill (n.) A plane for cutting deep grooves in moldings.
Snipebill (n.) A bolt by which the body of a cart is fastened to the axle.
Snipefish (n.) The bellows fish.
Snipefish (n.) A long, slender deep-sea fish (Nemichthys scolopaceus) with a slender beak.
Snip-snap (n.) A tart dialogue with quick replies.
Snip-snap (a.) Quick; short; sharp; smart.
Snivelled () of Snivel
Sniveling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snivel
Snowberry (n.) A name of several shrubs with white berries; as, the Symphoricarpus racemosus of the Northern United States, and the Chiococca racemosa of Florida and tropical America.
Snowdrift (n.) A bank of drifted snow.
Snowflake (n.) A flake, or small filmy mass, of snow.
Snowflake (n.) See Snowbird, 1.
Snowflake (n.) A name given to several bulbous plants of the genus Leucoium (L. vernum, aestivum, etc.) resembling the snowdrop, but having all the perianth leaves of equal size.
Snowfleck (n.) See Snowbird, 1.
Snowshoer (n.) One who travels on snowshoes; an expert in using snowshoes.
Snowstorm (n.) A storm with falling snow.
Snuffling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snuffle
Snuggling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snuggle
Unability (n.) Inability.
Unadvised (a.) Not prudent; not discreet; ill advised.
Unadvised (a.) Done without due consideration; wanton; rash; inconsiderate; as, an unadvised proceeding.
Unaidable (a.) Incapable of being aided.
Unalloyed (a.) Not alloyed; not reduced by foreign admixture; unmixed; unqualified; pure; as, unalloyed metals; unalloyed happiness.
Unamiable (a.) Not amiable; morose; ill-natured; repulsive.
Unanimate (a.) Unanimous.
Unanimity (n.) The quality or state of being unanimous.
Unanimous (a.) Being of one mind; agreeing in opinion, design, or determination; consentient; not discordant or dissentient; harmonious; as, the assembly was unanimous; the members of the council were unanimous.
Unanimous (a.) Formed with unanimity; indicating unanimity; having the agreement and consent of all; agreed upon without the opposition or contradiction of any; as, a unanimous opinion; a unanimous vote.
Unapparel (v. t.) To divest of clothing; to strip.
Unascried (a.) Not descried.
Unaserved (a.) Not served.
Unassured (a.) Not assured; not bold or confident.
Unassured (a.) Not to be trusted.
Unassured (a.) Not insured against loss; as, unassured goods.
Unavoided (a.) Not avoided or shunned.
Unavoided (a.) Unavoidable; inevitable.
Unballast (v. t.) To free from ballast; to discharge ballast from.
Unballast (a.) Not ballasted.
Unbashful (a.) Not bashful or modest; bold; impudent; shameless.
Unbeguile (v. t.) To set free from the influence of guile; to undeceive.
Unbeknown (a.) Not known; unknown.
Unbending (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Unbend
Unbending (a.) Not bending; not suffering flexure; not yielding to pressure; stiff; -- applied to material things.
Unbending (a.) Unyielding in will; not subject to persuasion or influence; inflexible; resolute; -- applied to persons.
Unbending (a.) Unyielding in nature; unchangeable; fixed; -- applied to abstract ideas; as, unbending truths.
Unbending (a.) Devoted to relaxation or amusement.
Unbespeak (v. t.) To unsay; hence, to annul or cancel.
Unbethink (v. t.) To change the mind of (one's self).
Unbewitch (v. t.) To free from a spell; to disenchant.
Unbinding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Unbind
Unbitting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Unbit
Unblessed (a.) Alt. of Unblest
Unbosomed (imp. & p. p.) of Unbosom
Unbosomer (n.) One who unbosoms, or discloses.
Unbounded (a.) Having no bound or limit; as, unbounded space; an, unbounded ambition.
Unboweled (imp. & p. p.) of Unbowel
Unbridled (a.) Loosed from the bridle, or as from the bridle; hence, unrestrained; licentious; violent; as, unbridled passions.
Unburthen (v. t.) To unburden; to unload.
Uncapable (a.) Incapable.
Uncarnate (a.) Not fleshy; specifically, not made flesh; not incarnate.
Uncarnate (v. t.) To divest of flesh.
Uncentury (v. t.) To remove from its actual century.
Uncertain (a.) Not certain; not having certain knowledge; not assured in mind; distrustful.
Uncertain (a.) Irresolute; inconsonant; variable; untrustworthy; as, an uncertain person; an uncertain breeze.
Uncertain (a.) Questionable; equivocal; indefinite; problematical.
Uncertain (a.) Not sure; liable to fall or err; fallible.
Uncertain (a.) To make uncertain.
Uncessant (a.) Incessant.
Unchariot (v. t.) To throw out of a chariot.
Uncharity (n.) Uncharitableness.
Uncharnel (v. t.) To remove from a charnel house; to raise from the grave; to exhume.
Uncinatum (n.) The unciform bone.
Uncivilty (adv.) In an uncivil manner.
Uncleship (n.) The office or position of an uncle.
Unclothed (a.) Divested or stripped of clothing.
Unclothed (a.) Not yet clothed; wanting clothes; naked.
Uncombine (v. t.) To separate, as substances in combination; to release from combination or union.
Unconcern (n.) Want of concern; absence of anxiety; freedom from solicitude; indifference.
Uncongeal (v. i.) To thaw; to become liquid again.
Unconning (a.) Not knowing; ignorant.
Unconning (n.) Ignorance.
Uncorrect (a.) Incorrect.
Uncorrupt (a.) Incorrupt.
Uncovered (imp. & p. p.) of Uncover
Uncreated (a.) Deprived of existence; annihilated.
Uncreated (a.) Not yet created; as, misery uncreated.
Uncreated (a.) Not existing by creation; self-existent; eternal; as, God is an uncreated being.
Uncrudded (a.) Not cruddled, or curdled.
Unculture (n.) Want of culture.
Uncunning (a.) Ignorant.
Uncurable (a.) Incurable.
Uncurably (adv.) In an uncurable manner.
Uncurrent (a.) Not current. Specifically: Not passing in common payment; not receivable at par or full value; as, uncurrent notes.
Uncurtain (v. t.) To remove a curtain from; to reveal.
Undampned (a.) Uncondemned.
Undaunted (a.) Not daunted; not subdued or depressed by fear.
Undecagon (n.) A figure having eleven angles and eleven sides.
Undeceive (v. t.) To cause to be no longer deceived; to free from deception, fraud, fallacy, or mistake.
Undecency (n.) Indecency.
Undecolic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, C11H18O2, of the propiolic acid series, obtained indirectly from undecylenic acid as a white crystal
Undecreed (a.) Not decreed.
Undecreed (a.) Reversed or nullified by decree, as something previously decreed.
Undecylic (a.) Related to, derived from, or containing, undecyl; specifically, designating that member of the fatty acids which corresponds to undecane, and is obtained as a white crystal
Under-age (a.) Not having arrived at adult age, or at years of discretion; hence, raw; green; immature; boyish; childish.
Under-arm (a.) Done (as bowling) with the arm not raised above the elbow, that is, not swung far out from the body; underhand. Cf. Over-arm and Round-Arm.
Underback (n.) A vessel which receives the wort as it flows from the mashing tub.
Underbear (v. t.) To support; to endure.
Underbear (v. t.) To
Underbind (v. t.) To bind beneath.
Underbred (a.) Not thoroughly bred; ill-bred; as, an underbred fellow.
Undercast (v. t.) To cast under or beneath.
Underclay (n.) A stratum of clay lying beneath a coal bed, often containing the roots of coal plants, especially the Stigmaria.
Undercoat (n.) A coat worn under another; a light coat, as distinguished from an overcoat, or a greatcoat.
Undercoat (n.) A growth of short hair or fur partially concealed by a longer growth; as, a dog's undercoat.
Underdoer (n.) One who underdoes; a shirk.
Underdose (n.) A dose which is less than required; a small or insufficient dose.
Underdose (v. t. & i.) To give an underdose or underdoses to; to practice giving insufficient doses.
Underfeed (v. t.) To feed with too little food; to supply with an insufficient quantity of food.
Underfong (v. t.) To undertake; to take in hand; to receive.
Underfong (v. t.) To insnare; to circumvent.
Underfong (v. t.) To sustain; to support; to guard.
Underfoot (adv.) Under the feet; underneath; below. See Under foot, under Foot, n.
Underfoot (a.) Low; base; abject; trodden down.
Undergird (v. t.) To blind below; to gird round the bottom.
Underwent (imp.) of Undergo
Undergone (p. p.) of Undergo
Undergore (v. t.) To gore underneath.
Undergown (n.) A gown worn under another, or under some other article of dress.
Undergrow (v. i.) To grow to an inferior, or less than the usual, size or height.
Undergrow (a.) Undergrown.
Undergrub (v. t.) To undermine.
Underhand (a.) Secret; clandestine; hence, mean; unfair; fraudulent.
Underhand (a.) Done, as pitching, with the hand lower than the shoulder, or, as bowling, with the hand lower than elbow.
Underhand (adv.) By secret means; in a clandestine manner; hence, by fraud; unfairly.
Underhand (adv.) In an underhand manner; -- said of pitching or bowling.
Underhang (v. t. & i.) To hang under or down; to suspend.
Underhead (n.) A blockhead, or stupid person; a dunderhead.
Underhung (a.) Resting on a track at the bottom, instead of being suspended; -- said of a sliding door.
Underhung (a.) Having the lower jaw projecting.
Underjoin (v. t.) To join below or beneath; to subjoin.
Underkeep (v. t.) To keep under, or in subjection; to suppress.
Underkind (n.) An inferior kind.
Underlaid (a.) Laid or placed underneath; also, having something laid or lying underneath.
Underleaf (n.) A prolific sort of apple, good for cider.
Underling (n.) An inferior person or agent; a subordinate; hence, a mean, sorry fellow.
Underlock (n.) A lock of wool hanging under the belly of a sheep.
Undermeal (n.) The inferior, or after, part of the day; the afternoon.
Undermeal (n.) Hence, something occurring or done in the afternoon; esp., an afternoon meal; supper; also, an afternoon nap; a siesta.
Undermine (v. t.) To excavate the earth beneath, or the part of, especially for the purpose of causing to fall or be overthrown; to form a mine under; to sap; as, to undermine a wall.
Undermine (v. t.) Fig.: To remove the foundation or support of by clandestine means; to ruin in an underhand way; as, to undermine reputation; to undermine the constitution of the state.
Undermost (a.) Lowest, as in place, rank, or condition.
Undernime (v. t.) To receive; to perceive.
Undernime (v. t.) To reprove; to reprehend.
Underpart (n.) A subordinate part.
Underpeep (v. t.) To peep under.
Underpeer (v. t.) To peer under.
Underplay (v. i.) To play in a subordinate, or in an inferior manner; to underact a part.
Underplay (v. i.) To play a low card when holding a high one, in the hope of a future advantage.
Underplay (n.) The act of underplaying.
Underplot (n.) A series of events in a play, proceeding collaterally with the main story, and subservient to it.
Underplot (n.) A clandestine scheme; a trick.
Underprop (v. t.) To prop from beneath; to put a prop under; to support; to uphold.
Underpull (v. i.) To exert one's influence secretly.
Underrate (v. t.) To rate too low; to rate below the value; to undervalue.
Underrate (n.) A price less than the value; as, to sell a thing at an underrate.
Undersail (v. i.) To sail alongshore.
Undersell (v. t.) To sell the same articles at a lower price than; to sell cheaper than.
Undershot (a.) Having the lower incisor teeth projecting beyond the upper ones, as in the bulldog.
Undershot (a.) Moved by water passing beneath; -- said of a water wheel, and opposed to overshot; as, an undershot wheel.
Undershut (a.) Closed from beneath.
Underside (n.) The lower or lowest side of anything.
Undersign (v. t.) To write one's name at the foot or end of, as a letter or any legal instrument.
Undersoil (n.) The soil beneath the surface; understratum; subsoil.
Undersold () p. p. of Undersell.
Undersong (n.) The burden of a song; the chorus; the refrain.
Undersong (n.) Accompanying strain; subordinate and underlying meaning; accompaniment; undertone.
Undersuit (n.) A suit worn under another suit; a suit of underclothes.
Undertook (imp.) of Undertake
Undertake (v. t.) To take upon one's self; to engage in; to enter upon; to take in hand; to begin to perform; to set about; to attempt.
Undertake (v. t.) Specifically, to take upon one's self solemnly or expressly; to lay one's self under obligation, or to enter into stipulations, to perform or to execute; to covenant; to contract.
Undertake (v. t.) Hence, to guarantee; to promise; to affirm.
Undertake (v. t.) To assume, as a character.
Undertake (v. t.) To engage with; to attack.
Undertake (v. t.) To have knowledge of; to hear.
Undertake (v. t.) To take or have the charge of.
Undertake (v. i.) To take upon one's self, or assume, any business, duty, or province.
Undertake (v. i.) To venture; to hazard.
Undertake (v. i.) To give a promise or guarantee; to be surety.
Undertide (n.) Alt. of Undertime
Undertime (n.) The under or after part of the day; undermeal; evening.
Undertone (n.) A low or subdued tone or utterance; a tone less loud than usual.
Undertook () imp. of Undertake.
Underturn (v. t.) To turn upside down; to subvert; to upset.
Undervest (n.) An undershirt.
Underwear (n.) That which is worn under the outside clothing; underclothes.
Underween (v. t.) To undervalue.
Underwent () imp. of Undergo.
Underwing (n.) One of the posterior wings of an insect.
Underwing (n.) Any one of numerous species of noctuid moths belonging to Catocala and allied genera, in which the hind wings are banded with red and black or other conspicuous colors. Many of the species are called red underwing.
Underwood (n.) Small trees and bushes that grow among large trees; coppice; underbrush; -- formerly used in the plural.
Underwork (v. t.) To injure by working secretly; to destroy or overthrow by clandestine measure; to undermine.
Underwork (v. t.) To expend too little work upon; as, to underwork a painting.
Underwork (v. t.) To do like work at a less price than; as, one mason may underwork another.
Underwork (v. i.) To work or operate in secret or clandestinely.
Underwork (v. i.) To do less work than is proper or suitable.
Underwork (v. i.) To do work for a less price than current rates.
Underwork (n.) Inferior or subordinate work; petty business.
Underwrit () of Underwrite
Underwrit () of Underwrite
Underyoke (v. t.) To subject to the yoke; to make subject.
Undeserve (v. t.) To fail to deserve.
Undivided (a.) Not divided; not separated or disunited; unbroken; whole; continuous; as, plains undivided by rivers or mountains.
Undivided (a.) Not set off, as a share in a firm; not made actually separate by division; as, a partner, owning one half in a firm, is said to own an undivided half so long as the business continues and his share is not set off to him.
Undivided (a.) Not directed or given to more than one object; as, undivided attention or affection.
Undivided (a.) Not lobed, cleft, or branched; entire.
Undoubted (a.) Not doubted; not called in question; indubitable; indisputable; as, undoubted proof; undoubted hero.
Undreamed (a.) Alt. of Undreamt
Undueness (n.) The quality of being undue.
Undulated (imp. & p. p.) of Undulate
Undulated (a.) Resembling, or in the nature of, waves; having a wavy surface; undulatory.
Undulated (a.) Waved obtusely up and down, near the margin, as a leaf or corolla; wavy.
Undulated (a.) Formed with elevations and depressions resembling waves; having wavelike color markings; as, an undulated shell.
Undumpish (v. t.) To relieve from the dumps.
Unearthed (imp. & p. p.) of Unearth
Unearthly (a.) Not terrestrial; supernatural; preternatural; hence, weird; appalling; terrific; as, an unearthly sight or sound.
Unelastic (a.) Not elastic; inelastic.
Unelegant (a.) Inelegant.
Unequaled (a.) Not equaled; unmatched; unparalleled; unrivaled; exceeding; surpassing; -- in a good or bad sense; as, unequaled excellence; unequaled ingratitude or baseness.
Unequally (adv.) In an unequal manner.
Unfailing (a.) Not failing; not liable to fail; inexhaustible; certain; sure.
Unfeather (v. t.) To deprive of feathers; to strip.
Unfeeling (a.) Destitute of feeling; void of sensibility; insensible; insensate.
Unfeeling (a.) Without kind feelings; cruel; hard-hearted.
Unfeigned (a.) Not feigned; not counterfeit; not hypocritical; real; sincere; genuine; as, unfeigned piety; unfeigned love to man.
Unfertile (a.) Not fertile; infertile; barren.
Unfledged (a.) Not fledged; not feathered; hence, not fully developed; immature.
Unfleshly (a.) Not pertaining to the flesh; spiritual.
Unforesee (v. t.) To fail to foresee.
Unfounded (a.) Not founded; not built or established.
Unfounded (a.) Having no foundation; baseless; vain; idle; as, unfounded expectations.
Unfraught (a.) Not fraught; not burdened.
Unfraught (a.) Removed, as a burden; unloaded.
Unfurnish (v. t.) To strip of furniture; to divest; to strip.
Unfusible (a.) Infusible.
Unglorify (v. t.) To deprive of glory.
Unguiform (a.) Having the form of a claw or claws.
Unguinous (a.) Consisting of, or resembling, fat or oil; oily; unctuous; oleaginous.
Unhappied (a.) Made unhappy.
Unharness (v. t.) To strip of harness; to loose from harness or gear; as, to unharness horses or oxen.
Unharness (v. t.) To disarm; to divest of armor.
Unicelled (a.) Unicellular.
Uniclinal (a.) See Nonoclinal.
Unicursal (a.) That can be passed over in a single course; -- said of a curve when the coordinates of the point on the curve can be expressed as rational algebraic functions of a single parameter /.
Unifacial (a.) Having but one front surface; as, some foliaceous corals are unifacial, the polyp mouths being confined to one surface.
Uniformal (a.) Uniform.
Uniformly (adv.) In a uniform manner; without variation or diversity; by a regular, constant, or common ratio of change; with even tenor; as, a temper uniformly mild.
Unigenous (a.) Being of one kind; being of the same genus.
Unijugate (a.) Having but one pair of leaflets; -- said of a pinnate leaf.
Uniocular (a.) Of, pertaining to, or seated in, one eye; monocular.
Uniparous (a.) Producing but one egg or young at a time.
Uniparous (a.) Producing but one axis of inflorescence; -- said of the scorpioid cyme.
Uniramous (a.) Having but one branch.
Uniserial (a.) Having only one row or series.
Unisexual (a.) Having one sex only, as plants which have the male and female flowers on separate individuals, or animals in which the sexes are in separate individuals; di/cious; -- distinguished from bisexual, or hermaphrodite. See Di/cious.
Unisonant (a.) Being in unison; having the same degree of gravity or acuteness; sounded alike in pitch.
Unisonous (a.) Being in unison; unisonant.
Unitarian (n.) One who denies the doctrine of the Trinity, believing that God exists only in one person; a unipersonalist; also, one of a denomination of Christians holding this belief.
Unitarian (n.) One who rejects the principle of dualism.
Unitarian (n.) A monotheist.
Unitarian (a.) Of or pertaining to Unitarians, or their doctrines.
Unitively (adv.) In a unitive manner.
Unitizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Unitize
Univalent (a.) Having a valence of one; capable of combining with, or of being substituted for, one atom of hydrogen; monovalent; -- said of certain atoms and radicals.
Univalved (a.) Having one valve; as, a univalve shell or pericarp.
Univalvia (n. pl.) Same as Gastropoda.
Universal (a.) Of or pertaining to the universe; extending to, including, or affecting, the whole number, quantity, or space; unlimited; general; all-reaching; all-pervading; as, universal ruin; universal good; universal benevolence or benefice.
Universal (a.) Constituting or considered as a whole; total; entire; whole; as, the universal world.
Universal (a.) Adapted or adaptable to all or to various uses, shapes, sizes, etc.; as, a universal milling machine.
Universal (a.) Forming the whole of a genus; relatively unlimited in extension; affirmed or denied of the whole of a subject; as, a universal proposition; -- opposed to particular; e. g. (universal affirmative) All men are animals; (universal negative) No men are omniscient.
Universal (n.) The whole; the general system of the universe; the universe.
Universal (n.) A general abstract conception, so called from being universally applicable to, or predicable of, each individual or species contained under it.
Universal (n.) A universal proposition. See Universal, a., 4.
Univocacy (n.) The quality or state of being univocal.
Unjointed (a.) Disjointed; unconnected; hence, incoherent.
Unjointed (a.) Having no joint or articulation; as, an unjointed stem.
Unjustice (n.) Want of justice; injustice.
Unkindred (a.) Not kindred; not of the same kin.
Unlabored (a.) Not produced by labor or toil.
Unlabored (a.) Not cultivated; untitled; as, an unlabored field.
Unlabored (a.) Not laboriously produced, or not evincing labor; as, an unlabored style or work.
Unlatched (imp. & p. p.) of Unlatch
Unlawlike (a.) Not according to law; being or done in violation of law; unlawful.
Unlearned (a.) Not learned; untaught; uneducated; ignorant; illiterate.
Unlearned (a.) Not gained by study; not known.
Unlearned (a.) Not exhibiting learning; as, unlearned verses.
Unlimited (a.) Not limited; having no bounds; boundless; as, an unlimited expanse of ocean.
Unlimited (a.) Undefined; indefinite; not bounded by proper exceptions; as, unlimited terms.
Unlimited (a.) Unconfined; not restrained; unrestricted.
Unlocated (a.) Not located or placed; not fixed in a place.
Unlocated (a.) Not surveyed, or designated by marks, limits, or boundaries, as appropriated to some individual, company, or corporation; as, unlocated lands.
Unluckily (adv.) In an unlucky manner.
Unmanacle (v. t.) To free from manacles.
Unmanhood (n.) Absence or lack of manhood.
Unmeaning (a.) Having no meaning or signification; as, unmeaning words.
Unmeaning (a.) Not indicating intelligence or sense; senseless; expressionless; as, an unmeaning face.
Unmercied (a.) Unmerciful; merciless.
Unmoneyed (a.) Destitute of money; not rich.
Unmortise (v. t.) To loosen, unfix, or separate, as things mortised together.
Un-Mosaic (a.) Not according to Moses; unlike Moses or his works.
Unmovable (a.) Immovable.
Unmovably (adv.) Immovably.
Unmutable (a.) Immutable.
Unnatural (a.) Not natural; contrary, or not conforming, to the order of nature; being without natural traits; as, unnatural crimes.
Unnervate (a.) Enervate.
Unorderly (a.) Disorderly.
Unparched (a.) Dried up; withered by heat.
Unpartial (a.) Impartial.
Unpatient (a.) Impatient.
Unperegal (a.) Unequal.
Unperfect (v. t.) To mar or destroy the perfection of.
Unperfect (a.) Imperfect.
Unperplex (v. t.) To free from perplexity.
Unpervert (v. t.) To free from perversion; to deliver from being perverted; to reconvert.
Unpitious (a.) Impious; wicked.
Unpitious (a.) Destitute of pity; pitiless.
Unplained (a.) Not deplored or bewailed; unlamented.
Unpleaded (a.) Not used as a plea; not urged; as, an unpleaded excuse.
Unpleaded (a.) Not supported by pleas; undefended; as, an unpleaded suit.
Unpolitic (a.) Impolitic; imprudent.
Unpossess (v. t.) To be without, or to resign, possession of.
Unpredict (v. i.) To retract or falsify a previous prediction.
Unpromise (v. t.) To revoke or annul, as a promise.
Unprovide (v. t.) To deprive of necessary provision; to unfurnish.
Unprudent (a.) Imprudent.
Unqualify (v. t.) To disqualify; to unfit.
Unrazored (a.) Not shaven.
Unreality (n.) The quality or state of being unreal; want of reality.
Unrealize (v. t.) To make unreal; to idealize.
Unreserve (n.) Absence of reverse; frankness; freedom of communication.
Unrespect (n.) Disrespect.
Unriddler (n.) One who unriddles.
Unrivaled (a.) Having no rival; without a competitor; peerless.
Unruffled (a.) Not ruffled or agitated; smooth; calm; tranquil; quiet.
Unruinate (a.) Alt. of Unruinated
Unsadness (n.) Infirmity; weakness.
Unsaintly (a.) Unbecoming to a saint.
Unsalable (a.) Not salable; unmerchantable.
Unsalable (n.) That which can not be sold.
Unsatiate (a.) Insatiate.
Unscience (n.) Want of science or knowledge; ignorance.
Unseeming (a.) Unbeseeming; not fit or becoming.
Unservice (n.) Neglect of duty; idleness; indolence.
Unshackle (v. t.) To loose from shackles or bonds; to set free from restraint; to unfetter.
Unsheathe (v. t.) To deprive of a sheath; to draw from the sheath or scabbard, as a sword.
Unsheriff (v. t.) To depose from the office of sheriff.
Unshutter (v. t.) To open or remove the shutters of.
Unsighted (a.) Not sighted, or seen.
Unsighted (a.) Not aimed by means of a sight; also, not furnished with a sight, or with a properly adjusted sight; as, to shoot and unsighted rife or cannon.
Unsincere (a.) Not sincere or pure; insincere.
Unsisting (a.) Unresisting.
Unsitting (a.) Not sitting well; unbecoming.
Unslacked (a.) Not slacked; unslaked; as, unslacked lime.
Unsonable (a.) Incapable of being sounded.
Unsparing (a.) Not sparing; not parsimonious; liberal; profuse.
Unsparing (a.) Not merciful or forgiving.
Unspotted (a.) Not spotted; free from spot or stain; especially, free from moral stain; unblemished; immaculate; as, an unspotted reputation.
Unstriped (a.) Not striped.
Unstriped (a.) Without marks or striations; nonstriated; as, unstriped muscle fibers.
Unstudied (a.) Not studied; not acquired by study; unlabored; natural.
Unstudied (a.) Not skilled; unversed; -- followed by in.
Unstudied (a.) Not spent in study.
Unsuccess (n.) Want of success; failure; misfortune.
Unswaddle (v. t.) To take a swaddle from; to unswathe.
Untappice (v. i.) to come out of concealment.
Untempter (n.) One who does not tempt, or is not a tempter.
Unthinker (n.) A person who does not think, or does not think wisely.
Unthrifty (a.) Not thrifty; profuse.
Untighten (v. t.) To make less tight or tense; to loosen.
Untimeous (a.) Untimely.
Untrained (a.) Not trained.
Untrained (a.) Not trainable; indocile.
Untressed (a.) Not tied up in tresses; unarranged; -- said of the hair.
Untrunked (a.) Separated from its trunk or stock.
Untrusser (n.) One who untrussed persons for the purpose of flogging them; a public whipper.
Unvisible (a.) Invisible.
Unvisibly (adv.) Invisibly.
Unvoweled (a.) Having no vowel sounds or signs.
Unwearied (a.) Not wearied; not fatigued or tired; hence, persistent; not tiring or wearying; indefatigable.
Unweeting (a.) Unwitting.
Unweighed (a.) Not weighed; not pondered or considered; as, an unweighed statement.
Unwilling (a.) Not willing; loath; disinc
Unwitting (a.) Not knowing; unconscious; ignorant.
Unworldly (a.) Not worldly; spiritual; holy.
Unworship (v. t.) To deprive of worship or due honor; to dishonor.
Unworship (n.) Lack of worship or respect; dishonor.
Unwreathe (v. t.) To untwist, uncoil, or untwine, as anything wreathed.
Unwrinkle (v. t.) To reduce from a wrinkled state; to smooth.
Unwritten (a.) Not written; not reduced to writing; oral; as, unwritten agreements.
Unwritten (a.) Containing no writing; blank; as, unwritten paper.
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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".