Dictionary: UNB – UNBZ


• UNBAIN
adj. 1. not ready or willing; disobedient …a1300 obs.
adj. 2. unfriendly, disagreeable; uncivil …a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
adj. 3. slow, inactive …a1470 obs.
adj. 4. inconvenient, awkward …1828 Eng. dial.
adj. 5. of a road: distant, lonely …1899 Eng. dial.

• UNBALANCED
adj. drunk …Bk2009 sl.

•UNBALEFUL
adj. harmless, gentle …c1200. obs.

• UNBALLAST
vb. to render unsteady …1836

• UNBANDONED
adj. not kept under control; loose …1375 Sc. obs.

• UNBANE
adj. awkward, inconvenient; of a road: distant, lonely …1899 Eng. dial.

• UNBARBARIZE
vb. to render less barbarous; to civilize …1648

• UNBARBED
adj. unmown, uncut …1612 poetic usage

• UNBARE
vb. to lay bare, to expose to view …1530 rare

• UNBARK
vb. to disembark …1555 obs. exc. Eng. dial.

• UNBASHED
adj. unabashed …1536 obs.

• UNBATED
adj. not repressed …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• UNBATNAFOO
adj. of an animal: not thriving; in poor condition …1929 Sc. obs.

• UNBAULD
adj. humble, self-abased …Bk1905 Sc. obs.

• UNBAY
vb. to free from barrier or restraint …1687 obs.

• UNBE
vb. 1. to lack being; to be non-existent …1434 rare
vb. 2. to deprive of being; to make non-existent …1624

• UNBEAR
adj. impatient …1790 Eng. dial. obs.

• UNBEAST
n. a wild beast; a monster; a ravenous or vile animal …a1300 Sc. & N. Eng. dial. obs.

• UNBEAUTY
adj. to render unbeautiful, to disfigure …1495 obs. rare

• UNBECOME
vb. 1. to deprive of something …1624
vb. 2. to fail to become or suit; to be unbecoming to …1628

• UNBECOMELY
adj. unbecoming; unsuitable …c1200 obs.

• UNBEELIKE
adj. improbable ….1846 Sc.

• UNBEEN
adj. of a building: in a poor condition, in a poor state of repair, neglected, insecure …1776 Sc.

• UNBEENED
adj. deprived of existence …1642 obs.

• UNBEER
adj. impatient …1790 Eng. dial. obs.

• UNBEGRAVE
adj. unburied …1513 obs.

• UNBEGUILE
vb. to undeceive …1601

• UNBEHOLDING
adj. not under an obligation to a person; independent …1615 obs.

• UNBEHOVABLE
adj. unsuitable; unprofitable …c1440 obs. rare

• UNBEHOVEFUL
adj. unprofitable, not useful; unnecessary …1429 obs.

• UNBEHOVELY
adj. unprofitable, not useful; unnecessary …1390 obs. rare

• UNBEING
adj. non-existent …1607 obs.
n. absence or lack of being; non-existence …1435 obs.

• UNBEKEND
adj. unknown …1513 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.

• UNBEKENT
adj. 1. unknown, strange, unfamiliar to …1513 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
adj. 2. unobserved, unnoticed …1903 Sc.
adj. 3. illegitimate; of unknown parentage …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• UNBELIEFFUL
adj. 1. unbelieving; wanting in belief …c1380 obs.
adj. 2. incredible ..1388 obs. rare

• UNBELIEFFULNESS
n. atheism …1382 obs.

• UNBELIEVE
vb. to disbelieve …1547

• UNBELIEVED
adj. 1. unbelieving …c1200 obs.
adj. 2. unbelievable, incredible …c1425 obs.
adj. 3. not believed, disbelieved …1603

• UNBELIEVING
adj. of a child: disobedient, unruly, obstinate, heedless …Bk1893 Eng. dial.

• UNBELIKED
adj. disliked …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• UNBELT
vb. 1. to hand over money …L19 US sl.
vb. 2. to begin, to commence …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• UNBEMEANING-LIKE
adv. unintentionally …1897 Eng. dial.

• UNBEND
vb. 1. to abandon an effort or attempt …a1400-50 obs. rare
vb. 2. to slacken or weaken …1605 obs.

• UNBENE
adj. ungenial, wild and rugged …a1300 obs.

• UNBENEARTHLY-LIKE
adj. unearthly …1853 Sc. nonce word

• UNBENEFIT
vb. to dissociate oneself from someone after a disagreement or an unpleasant occurrence …1990s US teen sl.

• UNBENEVOLENCE
n. unkindness; harshness …1688 rare

• UNBEPRANKED
adj. not decorated or ornamented …1594

• UNBERISPED
adj. uncensured, unreproved, not objected to …1481 obs.

• UNBESEEM
vb. 1. to be unseemly or unbecoming for a person …a1657
vb. 2. to fail in, to fall short of …1812

• UNBESEEMING
adj. 1. not befitting a person, etc.; unbecoming or inappropriate to …1583
adj. 2. unbecoming; offending against propriety or good taste …1594

• UNBESEEMLY
adj. unseemly …1648 rare

• UNBESEEN
adj. unprovided, destitute, devoid …1390 obs.
adv. unobserved, secretly …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• UNBESEENNESS
n. heedlessness; want of care …a1225 obs.

• UNBESOT
vb. to free from dullness or stupidity …1603 rare

• UNBESOTTED
adj. able to understand, wise …1875

• UNBESPEAK
vb. to countermand; to cancel an order or request for …1661 obs.

• UNBET
adj. unamended …c1200 obs.

• UNBETEAMING
adj. unconsenting …1642 obs.

• UNBETHINK
vb. 1. to think about, to consider; to remember …c1200 obs. exc. Sc.
vb. 2. to bethink oneself; to call to mind …a1300 obs. exc. Sc.
vb. 3. to forget …1825 Eng. dial.
vb. 4. to take unawares by word or conduct …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• UNBETHINKING
adj. thoughtless …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
n. a reminder; a sudden act of reminding; often used of a reproof or sudden punishment …1855 Eng. dial.

• UNBETHOUGHT
adj. 1. unpremeditated …1558 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
adj. 2. unthought of, unrealized …1855
adj. 3. 1. forgotten …1874 Eng. dial.
adv. unintentionally, unexpectedly …1823 Eng. dial.

• UNBETIDE
 vb. to fail to happen …c1374 obs. rare

• UNBETTERABLE
adj. incapable of being improved …1806

• UNBETTY
vb. to open a lock by means of a ‘betty’ (a short bar to wrench doors open) …1812 UK criminals’ sl. obs.
vb. 2. of a prostitute: to unbutton the customer’s trousers …1930s US criminals’ sl.

• UNBEWARE
adv. unaware …1489 obs.

• UNBEWARES
adv. unawares …1483 obs.

• UNBEWRAYED
adj. not made public …1605

• UNBIBURIED
adj. unburied ..a1225 obs.

• UNBIDDABLE
adj. perverse, obstinate, intractable, not to be advised …1825 Sc.

• UNBIDEABLE
adj. unbearable, intolerable …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• UNBIELDY
adj. unprotected, unsheltered …1887 Sc.

• UNBIGGED
adj. 1. uninhabited …c1200
adj. 2. unbuilt …1496
adj. 3. not built upon, without buildings, houses, etc. …1555

• UNBIGGIT
adj. unbuilt, dilapidated; not built upon …1776 Sc.

• UNBIHEVE
adj. disadvantageous, unprofitable …c1200 obs.
n. disadvantage, detriment …c1200 obs.

• UNBIHOOF
n. disadvantage, detriment …c1205 obs.

• UNBIND
vb. 1. to set free, to cure from sickness or trouble …c950 obs.
vb. 2. to free from sin or its consequences; to absolve …c950 obs.
vb. 3. to make free, to release from some legal restraint of obligation …1297 obs.
vb. 4. to dissolve …c1450 obs.
vb. 5. to clear of phlegm …1552 obs.

• UNBIRSED
adj. unbruised …1435 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.

• UNBISEINESS
n. inattention, carelessness …a1225 obs.

• UNBISPUSED
adj. unmarried …c1200 obs.

• UNBIWENE
adj. unexpected …c1250 obs.

• UNBLAMEFUL
adj. blameless …c1400 obs.

• UNBLANKED
adj. not disconcerted or silenced …1570 obs.

• UNBLAUDIT
adj. unsoiled, free from splashes, untarnished …1973 Sc.

• UNBLEACHED AMERICAN
n. 1. an American Black ..19C US sl., derogatory or jocular usage
n. 2. an American Indian …19C US sl., derogatory or jocular usage

• UNBLEACHED AUSTRALIAN
n. a Native Australian, an Aboriginal …L19 sl.

• UNBLECKED
adj. unstained …c1380 obs.

• UNBLENCHED
adj. 1. undismayed, unflinching …1634
adj. 2. unstained, untarnished …1813

• UNBLENCHING
adj. unflinching …1828

• UNBLESTFUL
adj. unfortunate, wretched, miserable, suffering misfortune …1608 obs.

• UNBLINDED
adj. not deluded or deceived …1755

• UNBLING
n. cheap, shoddy, unimpressive jewellery …2005 UK sl.

• UNBLISS
n. lack of bliss; unhappiness …a1628

• UNBLITHE
adj. 1. unhappy; sad, sorrowful; not delighted …c897 obs.
adj. 2. of things: unpleasant, disagreeable …c1320 obs.

• UNBLITHELY
adv. sorrowfully …1415 obs.

• UNBLOODIED
adj. not involving bloodshed …1644 obs.

• UNBLOODY
adj. 1. having no blood; bloodless …1615 obs.
adj. 2. not bloodthirsty; averse to bloodshed …c1665

• UNBLOODY GRAVE
n. that of one who has not died by bloodshed …1829

• UNBLOWED
adj. unready, immature …1623 obs.

• UNBLOWN
adj. unready, immature …1594

• UNBLUNTED
adj. deprived of money; temporarily without money …1823 UK criminals’ sl.

• UNBLUSH
vb. to cease to be ashamed …1620

• UNBODDEN
adj. uninvited …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• UNBODEN
adj. 1. uninvited; unbidden …a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
adj. 2. not provided with arms …1456 Sc. obs.

• UNBODING
adj. unpromising, unpropitious …1825 Sc.

• UNBOILED LOBSTER
n. a policeman …M19 sl.

• UNBOLD
adj. lacking in boldness; timid, bashful; backward, slow …c897 obs.

• UNBOLNE
vb. of a swelling: to go down; to subside …a1425 obs. rare

• UNBOLT
vb. to unfold, to explain …1607 obs.

• UNBOMBAST
vb. to take the stuffing out of …1596 obs.

• UNBONNIE
adj. ugly, ill-favoured, unsightly …1830 Sc.

• UNBONNY
adj. 1. not beautiful, unattractive, ugly …1830 Sc. & Eng. dial.
adj. 2. unhealthy …1881 Sc.

• UNBOOKED
adj. not booklearned, unlearned …1859

• UNBOOKISH
adj. not bookish or studious; unlearned …1604

• UNBOOTED
adj. native, ignorant …1940s African-American sl.

• UNBORE
adj. not yet born; still to be born …a1250 obs.

• UNBORELY
adj. uncomely, inelegant …a1400 obs.

• UNBORN TADPOLE
n. a term of derision aimed at the Confederacy by northerners at the beginning of the war …US Civil War usage

• UNBOSOM
vb. to disclose, to reveal …1588

• UNBOTELICH
adj. irremediable …c1230 obs.

• UNBOTTOM
vb. to deprive of support or stay; to unsettle or make unstable …1598 obs.

• UNBOTTOMED
adj. unfathomable …1760-72

• UNBOUGHT
adj. unpunished …a1200 obs.

• UNBOUND
 adj. unprovided, destitute …a1300 rare

• UNBOW
vb. to unbend, to straighten …1538 obs.

• UNBOWABLE
adj. unbendable, inflexible …1537 obs.

• UNBOWEL
vb. 1. to disembowel a person or animal; to eviscerate …1552 obs.
vb. 2. to empty of contents; to open up; to make hollow …1597 obs.
vb. 3. to exhaust oneself; to expend one’s strength or means …1647 obs.
vb. 4. to display or reveal …1650 obs.

• UNBOWELLED
adj. 1. disembowelled …1592 obs.
adj. 2. unaffectionate, pitiless …1592

• UNBOWELLING
n. 1. a disembowelling …a1639 obs.
n. 2. disclosure; revelation …a1653 obs. obs.

• UNBOWING
adj. unyielding, unbending …a1300

• UNBOWSOME
adj. 1. intractable, recalcitrant …c1290 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
adj. 2. unbending, unyielding, stiff, rigid …1818 Sc. & Eng. dial.

• UNBOWSOMENESS
n. intractability, recalcitrance …1340 obs. exc. Eng. dial.

• UNBRACE
vb. 1. to carve a mallard or duck …c1470 obs.
vb. 2. to undo, to loosen or untie …c1475
vb. 3. to relax in feeling; to free oneself from restraint …c1485 obs.
vb. 4. to lay open; to disclose, to reveal …1607
vb. 5. to enfeeble, to weaken …1711

• UNBRAIDED
adj. untarnished, undamaged …1611 obs.

• UNBRAINED
adj. not deprived of brains …c1614 obs.

• UNBRANGLED
adj. not shaken or made uncertain …1671 Sc. obs. rare

• UNBRANSLABLE
adj. unshakable …1633 obs.

• UNBRASHED
adj. unattacked, unassailed …1596 obs.

• UNBRAW
adj. plain, unattractive …1973 Sc.

• UNBREATHE
vb. to cease to breathe; to expire, to die …1589

• UNBREATHED
adj. unexercised; unpractised …1590 obs.

• UNBRED
adj. 1. unborn …c1600 obs.
adj. 2. not imbued with good manners; unmannerly, ill-bred …1622

• UNBREECHED
adj. stripped naked and lost all one’s money …1797 UK criminals’ sl. obs.

• UNBREWING
n. a fanciful name for a ‘company’ of carvers …1486 obs.

• UNBRICHE
adj. useless, unserviceable …1303 obs.

• UNBRIZZED
adj. unbruised, uncontused, uninjured …1816 Sc. obs.

• UNBROID
vb. to unbraid, to disentangle, to make plain …1586 obs.

• UNBROIDED
of hair: adj. unbraided, loose, dishevelled …c1374 obs.

• UNBROIDEN
of hair: adj. unbraided, loose, dishevelled …c1374 obs.

• UNBROSTEN
adj. unburst …a1300

• UNBRUSSEN
adj. unbroken …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• UNBRUTE
vb. to make civilized …1670

• UNBRUTIFY
vb. to make civilized …1812

• UNBUBBLE
vb. to disprove, to refute …a1640 obs.

• UNBUCKLE
vb. to unbend, to become less stiff, to throw off reserve, to become sociable …1886

• UNBUILD
vb. to destroy or demolish a building or structure …1607

• UNBUILDED
adj. unbuilt …1519

• UNBUMPTIOUS
adj. modest, humble …1865

• UNBURIAL
n. disinterment; exhumation …1872

• UNBURLY
adj. uncomely, inelegant …a1400 obs.
adv. inelegantly …c1475 obs.

• UNBUSIED
adj. idle, inactive …1570

• UNBUSK
vb. to undress …1596

• UNBUSKED
adj. unadorned …1798 Sc.

• UNBUTTON
vb. to force or rip open a safe …1949 US sl.

• UNBUTTON THE EARS
vb. to listen …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• UNBUTTON THE EYES
vb. to open the eyes wide, to strain them …1901 Eng. dial.

• UNBUTTON THE MUTTON
vb. 1. to urinate …M19 sl.
vb. 2. to undo clothing and liberate the penis …1971 Aust. sl.

• UNBUXOM
adj. 1. disobedient, not submissive or compliant …a1250 obs.
adj. 2. unready to bend, stiff …c1412 obs.
adj. 3. uncomely …B1900 obs.

• UNBUXOMHEAD
n. 1. disobedience …c1250 obs.
n. 2. stiffness of body …c1250 obs.

• UNBUXOMLY
adv. intractably, recalcitrantly …1390 obs.

• UNBUXOMNESS
 n. disobedience, obstinacy …a1300 obs.


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