Reverse Dictionary: UNU – UO


UNUSED – ADJECTIVES
– unused, inactive; stored away MOTHBALL 

UNUSED – VERBS
– to lie unused LIE-BY B1900 Sc.


UNUSUAL, UNUSUALLY – ADJECTIVES
 BEATEMEST most remarkable or unusual …1831 Amer. dial.
 BEATENEST most remarkable or unusual …1860 Amer. dial.
 BEATERMOST most remarkable or unusual …1843 Amer. dial. obs.
 BEATINGEST most remarkable or unusual …1903 Amer. dial.
 BEATOMEST most remarkable or unusual …1845 Amer. dial.
 CHUMPY behaving in an unusual or strange manner …1960s African-American sl.
 DIGGING remarkable, unusual …1820 Amer. dial. obs.
 EAT UP strange, unusual, crazy …1990s sl.
 EXTRAVAGANT varying widely from what is usual or proper; unusual, abnormal, strange; unbecoming, unsuitable …1650 obs.
 HEADINGEST most unusual or striking …1952 Amer. dial.
 INSOLITE unusual, unaccustomed, strange …1490 obs. rare
 KINKY very odd or unusual; arousing suspicion …1948 Amer. sl.
 OFFBEAT unusual, unconventional, strange; weird; out of the ordinary …1925 US sl., orig. jazz
 OFF-BRAND odd, peculiar, unusual, unconventional, strange …1960 Amer. sl.
 OFF-THE-WALL bizarre, unusual …1937 sl.
 QUEER AS A CLOCKWORK ORANGE unusual or suspicious …1980 UK sl.
 QUEER AS A FOUR-SPEED WALKING STICK unusual; ostentatiously homosexual …1984 UK sl.
 QUEER AS A LEFT-HANDED CORKSCREW unusual; ostentatiously homosexual …1970s UK sl.
 QUEER AS A NINE-BOB NOTE unusual, particularly suspicious …1960s sl.
 QUEER AS A TWO-QUID NOTE unusual, particularly suspicious …1960s sl.
 RARACHOSE rare, unusual …1676 obs. rare
 SPLIT-ASS unusual …1910s Aust.
 STRAVAGANT extraordinary, unusual, special …1613 obs.
 UNACCOUNTABLE remarkable, unusual; excessive …1884 Eng. dial.
 UNACCUSTOMABLE unusual …1584 obs.
 UNACQUAINTED unknown, unfamiliar, strange, unusual …1551 obs.
 UNCO unknown, strange; unusual; foreign …c1410 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 UNCOTH strange, unfamiliar; unusual; unseemly …1684 Eng. dial.
 UNKED unknown, strange, unusual, odd, unfamiliar …1783 Eng. dial.
 UNKID unknown, strange, unusual, odd, unfamiliar …1783 Eng. dial.
 UNQUOTH strange, unfamiliar; unusual; unseemly …1684 Eng. dial.
 WACKY unusual, out of the way, little known …c1942 journalists’ sl.
 WRIGGLY out of the ordinary; suspiciously different …1995 UK sl.
 
UNUSUAL etc. – ADVERBS
 ARSEY-VERSEY; ARSIE-VARSIE; ARSEY-VARSEY; ARSY-VARSY; ARSY-VERSY in a manner contrary to what is usual, expected, or logical …1542 UK sl.
 RARELY in an unusual degree; exceptionally …1606
 UNACCUSTOMABLY unusually …1651 obs.
 UNACCUSTOMARILY unusually, abnormally …1634 obs.
 UNKIN very, unusually …1892 Sc.
 WHIZZING extremely; unusually …1909 Amer. dial.
 
UNUSUAL etc. – INTERJECTIONS
 SHU-FLY! a mild expression of surprise or recognition of something remarkable or unusual …Bk1974 Amer. sl.
 
UNUSUAL etc. – NOUNS
 AUNTER a strange or unusual deed; anything unusual or out of the ordinary …1697 Eng. dial.
 CAUTION an unusual or remarkable person, action, or occurrence …1835 Amer. dial.
 DADDY-COME-TO-CHURCH an unusual event …1953 US sl.
 EXTRAVAGANCY abnormal or unusual character; eccentricity; impropriety, unbecomingness …1651 obs.
 FLAMER a conspicuous, ostentatious person who ‘burns brightly’; someone or something very unusual or vigorous …c1805
 GOSH-DINGER something or someone remarkable or superior; an unusual specimen of any kind …1912 Amer. dial.
 LALAPALOOZA;  LALAPOLOOSA;  LALLAPALOOSA an exceptionally fine, remarkable or unusual thing …1896 Amer. dial.
 LALAPOOZER an exceptionally fine, remarkable or unusual thing …1896 Amer. dial.
 LALLAPALOOTZA an exceptionally fine, remarkable or unusual thing …1896 Amer. dial.
 LOLAPALOOSA;  LOLLAPALOOSA an exceptionally fine, remarkable or unusual thing …1896 Amer. dial.
 LOLLOPALOUSER an exceptionally fine, remarkable or unusual thing …1896 Amer. dial.
 LOLLYPALOOZER an exceptionally fine, remarkable or unusual thing …1896 Amer. dial.
 MASER;  MAZER anything out of the uncommon; a wonder; something unusual; an eccentric person …1890 Eng. dial.
 MEEJICK anything strange or unusual …1880 Eng. dial.
 NEWANCE a new thing; a novelty; anything unusual …1875 Sc.
 SECTION 37 in logging: something queer or unusual …1958 Amer. dial.
 UNCO a strange or unusual thing or tale; a novelty or piece of news; a wonder; a curiosity; generally plural …1785 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 
UNUSUAL etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 BIRD an odd or unusual person; a weird person, as a neurotic or psychopath …1920 Amer. sl. 
 CASE an unusual, queer, or peculiar person; a character; a disreputable person; a difficult fellow …1859 Amer. dial.
 CAUTION an unusual or remarkable person, action, or occurrence …1835 Amer. dial.
 FLAMER a conspicuous, ostentatious person who ‘burns brightly’; someone or something very unusual or vigorous …c1805
 FLY BULL an eccentric, unusual, unreliable person …Bk1974 Amer. sl.
 FLY COP an eccentric, unusual, unreliable person …Bk1974 Amer. sl.
 FLY DICK an eccentric, unusual, unreliable person …Bk1974 Amer. sl.
 FLY MUG an eccentric, unusual, unreliable person …Bk1974 Amer. sl.
 GEEZ an offensive or dull-witted old person, usually a man; an odd or unusual fellow …1977 US sl.
 GEEZER an odd, unusual, strange, or queer character; a strangely-acting person; a blockhead …1890 
 GOSH-DINGER something or someone remarkable or superior; an unusual specimen of any kind …1912 Amer. dial.
 LALAPALOOZA;  LALAPOLOOSA;  LALLAPALOOSA an exceptionally fine, remarkable or unusual person or thing …1896 Amer. dial.
 LALAPOOZER an exceptionally fine, remarkable or unusual person or thing …1896 Amer. dial.
 LALLAPALOOTZA an exceptionally fine, remarkable or unusual person or thing …1896 Amer. dial.
 LOLAPALOOSA;  LOLLAPALOOSA an exceptionally fine, remarkable or unusual person or thing …1896 Amer. dial.
 LOLLOPALOUSER an exceptionally fine, remarkable or unusual person or thing …1896 Amer. dial.
 LOLLYPALOOZER an exceptionally fine, remarkable or unusual person or thing …1896 Amer. dial.
 ODDBALL a bizarre, eccentric, or nonconforming person, esp. one having beliefs that are unusual but harmless …1940 Amer. colloq.
 QUARE FELLA an eccentric; an unusual person …M19 Irish sl.
 
UNUSUAL etc. – VERBS
 RATTLE ONE’S CHAIN to cause someone to act in an unusual, strange, or unwelcome manner …1968 Amer. dial.
 TAKE THE CAKE to be so unusual as to be unbelievable; to be extremely audacious; to have unusual behaviour or characteristics …c1890 US colloq.


UNVARIED – ADJECTIVES
– unvaried, similar, without variety, monotonous SAMELY 1799
– unvaried, uniform EVEN-FLAVOURED Bk1900 Eng. dial.


UNWANTED – NOUNS
– an unwanted, disappointing, or unpleasant situation or experience; a disappointment, a failure BUMMER 1967 orig. US
– something that is unwanted or badly treated RED-HEADED STEPCHILD 1941 Amer. dial.

UNWANTED – NOUNS, PERSON
– an unwanted third person; the third person who makes a ‘crowd’ GOOSEBERRY 1901 Amer. dial.
– a person who is unwanted or badly treated RED-HEADED STEPCHILD 1941 Amer. dial.

UNWANTED – PHRASES
– you’re not wanted; Git! RED-HEADED STEPCHILD Bk1896 Amer.


UNWARLIKE – ADJECTIVES
– unwarlike IMBELLIC a1620 obs.
– unwarlike, cowardly IMBELLIOUS 1602 obs.
– unwarlike, not martial IMMARTIAL c1611 obs. rare


UNWARY – ADJECTIVES
– unwary, heedless, incautious INCAUTELOUS 1610 obs.
– unwary, incautious UNCAUTELOUS 1628 obs.
– unwary, incautious, imprudent WARELESS 1562 obs.
– unwary, not cautious, imprudent UNCIRCUMSPECT 1502
– unwary or unaware; off one’s guard; derelict in one’s duty ASLEEP AT THE SWITCH 1914 Amer. sl., orig. railroad usage


UNWASHED – ADJECTIVES
– unwashed ILLOTE 1845
– unwashed, dirty REECHY 1854 Eng. dial.


UNWATCHFUL – ADJECTIVES
– unwatchful UNWAKER a1225 obs.


UNWAVERINGLY – ADVERBS
– unwaveringly, firmly, steadfastly; with confidence FASTLY c1175 obs.


UNWELCOME – ADJECTIVES
ILLCOME unfortunately come or arrived; not welcome …1579 rare

UNWELCOME – NOUNS
JACK DRUM’S ENTERTAINMENT a rough reception, esp. the throwing out of an unwelcome guest …L16 sl.
JOHN DRUM’S ENTERTAINMENT a rough reception, esp. the throwing out of an unwelcome guest …L16 sl.
READ ‘EM AND WEEP some unwelcome or distressing news or information, the truth …20C US sl.
TOM DRUM’S ENTERTAINMENT a rough reception, esp. the throwing out of an unwelcome guest …L16 sl.

UNWELCOME – NOUNS, PERSON
BAD NEWS a person regarded as unpleasant, unlucky, or undesirable; an unwelcome guest …1919 colloq.
BORE an unwelcome visitor, who makes himself obnoxious by his disagreeable manners …1848 Amer. dial.
COME-AROUND a person who is tolerated but not welcome …1990s W. Indies sl.
GOOZER one who attempts to join a group in which they are not numbered and/or welcome …1990s UK juvenile usage
INCHER a person who joins himself on to you and your group without being asked, and won’t leave; someone who is uninvited or unwelcome …1969 Amer. dial.
POT-HUNTER an unwelcome guest who carefully arrives just in time for dinner …1873 UK sl.
SCREWZER an unwelcome, intrusive visitor; a parasite; a hanger-on …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SPARE TIRE an unwelcome or irrelevant person; an extra or unnecessary person; a useless or unproductive person; a boring person; a dull, disliked person …1926 US sl.

UNWELCOME – VERBS
RATTLE ONE’S CHAIN to cause someone to act in an unusual, strange, or unwelcome manner …1968 Amer. dial.
SCREWZE to encroach, to intrude; to sponge; to come as an uninvited, unwelcome guest …Bk1904 Eng. dial.


UNWELL – ADJECTIVES
 ADDLE ailing, unwell …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 AILY slightly ill, not well …1952 Amer. dial.
 ALL-OVERISH not exactly ill, but by no means well …a1894 Amer. dial.
 AT HALF-MAST poorly, unwell …1968 Amer. dial.
 AWFISH;  AWVISH slightly unwell, out of sorts …1790 Eng. dial.
 BAD unwell, sick, ill in body …1879 Sc.
 BADLY unwell, indisposed, sick, in ill health …1783 Eng. & Amer. dial.
 BRIEF poorly, not well …1952 Amer. dial.
 DICKEY;  DICKY in poor health;  unwell …1868
 DODDLY nervous, shaky, unsteady; tottering, old, and not very well …1953 Amer. dial.
 DOWN IN THE DIKE unwell, ill …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 FEELING A BIT OFF unwell, off-colour …Aust. sl.
 FUNNY odd, strange; hence, unwell …1806 UK sl.
 GIPPY;  GYPPY of a person: affected by nausea or diarrhoea; unwell …a1974
 GRANKY sickly and complaining; slightly unwell; cranky …B1900 Eng. dial.
 ILLISH somewhat ill or unwell; indisposed …1637 rare
 JAGGEDY looking unwell …1986 Amer. dial.
 LOUSY unwell, tired, depressed …1933 Amer. dial.
 MEAN unwell, in low spirits …M19 US sl.
 MEAN ALL OVER unwell, poorly, under the weather …1967 Amer. dial.
 MICKEY DUFF rough, unwell …1998 UK rhyming sl.
 MICKY DUFF rough, unwell …1998 UK rhyming sl.
 NOT KICKING VERY HIGH not feeling so good, unwell …1986 Amer. dial.
 OFF in ill health; feeling or looking unwell; despondent, unenthusiastic …1890s colloq.
 OFF AT HOOKS out of temper; unwell …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 OFFISH unwell, out of health, somewhat ill, indisposed …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 OFF ONE’S FEED not feeling or looking well; indisposed …1862 US sl.
 OFF ONE’S OATS feeling unwell, esp. if this diminishes one’s appetite …L19 sl.
 OFF THE HOOKS somewhat ill; indisposed; unwell, ailing …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 ON THE BUM unwell …1950 Amer. dial.
 ORNERY tired or vaguely unwell …1965 Amer. dial.
 OUCHY unwell, feeling discomfort …1965 Amer. dial.
 OUT OF KELTER out of harmony or balance; not working, broken; unwell …1643
 OUT OF KILTER out of harmony or balance; not working, broken; unwell …1643
 PALTRY unwell, feeble, indisposed …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 PEAKED having pinched features; thin, wasted, sickly-looking; unwell …1836 Eng. & Amer. dial.  
 PEAKEDY peaked; in poor health, sickly, unwell …1956 Amer. dial.
 PEAKING sickly, unwell, in poor health …1902 Amer. dial.
 PEAKISH sickly, unwell, in poor health …1877 Amer. dial.
 PEAKY sickly, unwell, in poor health, ill…1821
 PEEKY sickly, unwell, in poor health …1877 Amer. dial.
 PUNK of poor quality; bad; inferior; unwell …Bk1974 Amer. sl.
 QUEER AS DICK’S HATBAND out of sorts, dispirited, ‘under the weather’ …L18 sl.
 QUEERISH not well in health, rather uncomfortable …1865 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 QUISBY queer, out of sorts, unwell …1854 sl.
 QUISBY SNITCH of people: unwell; out of sorts …M19 sl.
 RAGGED nervy, out of sorts, under the weather, unwell, tired …L19 sl., orig. Aust.
 RAUNCHY ill, unwell …1970s US students’ sl.
 ROTTEN of a person: unwell …1881 colloq.
 ROUGH unwell, sick; tired, dejected; now, esp. as the result of a hangover or lack of sleep …1882 colloq., orig. Eng. dial.
 SADLY-BADLY very ill or unwell; very much indisposed …1880 Eng. dial.
 SHABBY having a general feeling of unwellness, tired, ‘under the weather’ …1926 Amer. dial.
 SHITTY unwell, ill …1920s US sl.
 TENDERLY poorly, unwell …1787 Sc.
 TEULY;  TEWLY;  TOOLY;  TULY weak, sickly, delicate; poorly, unwell …1691 Eng. dial.
 TIZZY feeling unwell …1967 Amer. dial.
 TRIFLING of a person: tired, draggy, under the weather; of one’s health: poor …1887 Amer. dial.
 UNEVEN out of sorts, slightly unwell …Bk1905 Sc.
 WAMBLE-CROPPED vaguely unwell, under the weather …1844 Amer. dial.
 WEEWAW of a person: somewhat unwell, under the weather …1941 Amer. dial.
 WEE-WAW-Y of a person: somewhat unwell, under the weather …1932 Amer. dial.
 WOBBLE-CROPPED vaguely unwell, under the weather …1941 Amer. dial.
 WOOZY dizzy, faint, unwell …1897
 WUMBLE-CROPPED vaguely unwell, under the weather …1972 Amer. dial.
 
UNWELL – ADVERBS
 QUEERWAYS in not quite a normal state, slightly unwell …1827 Sc.
 
UNWELL – NOUNS
 BOTS a vague feeling of unwellness; the blues …1898 Amer. dial.
 GOOHOOPERS a condition of despondency or ill temper; a vague or imaginary unwellness; a depressed or gloomy mood …1968 Amer. dial.
 WOOFITS an unwell feeling, esp. in the head, or moody depression …1918 sl.
 
UNWELL – NOUNS, PERSON
 BIRSEY a patronizing term for a farmer or country yokel; someone who looks depressed or unwell …Bk1997 Ulster sl.
 LAIMETER;  LAMETER;  LAMITOR one who is feeling unwell …20C Ireland
 LAMESTER one who is feeling unwell …20C Ireland
 
UNWELL – VERBS
 BE ON THE GRUNTING LIST to be quarrelsome because of not feeling well …1954 Amer. dial.
 GRUNT to be ill or ailing, to be unwell …1893 Amer. dial.
 HAVE THE PIP to be depressed, despondent or unwell …1881
 HAVE RATS, TO to feel unwell, or out of sorts …M19 Aust. & NZ sl.


UNWHOLESOME, UNWHOLESOMENESS – ADJECTIVES
– unwholesome, decaying; inferior, second-rate, spurious; coarse, worthless, rubbishy CAGMAG 1859 Eng. dial.
– unwholesome, hurtful, unhealthy, insalubrious MALIFEROUS 1727
– unwholesome, not conducive to health; insalubrious HEALTHLESS 1650 rare

UNWHOLESOME etc. – NOUNS
– unwholesomeness, unhealthiness HEALTHLESSNESS 1655 rare


UNWIELDINESS, UNWIELDY – ADJECTIVES
 BAULTERING moving unwieldily, floundering …a1704 obs.
 BAUSON big, fat, unwieldy, swollen …1796 Eng. dial.
 BAWSON big, fat, unwieldy, swollen …1796 Eng. dial.
 BELKING unwieldy, large …1885 Eng. dial.
 BUMBLE-BATH clumsy, unwieldy …19C sl.
 BUNDLESOME bulky, unwieldy …1940 Amer. dial.
 BUNGERSOME awkward, clumsy, bungling, unwieldy …1790 Eng. & Amer. dial.
 BURLIBOND clumsy, unwieldy …17C obs.
 EARDLY unusually large; unwieldy …1889 Eng. dial.
 ELEPHANTINE resembling an elephant in action or manner; clumsy, unwieldy …1845
 FADGY corpulent, fat, unwieldy, short and thickset in person …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 FUSSOCKING unwieldy, fat …L18 now Eng. dial.
 MAWKIN unwieldy, difficult to handle …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 RHINOCERICAL heavy or unwieldy as a rhinoceros …1623 obs.
 ROID large, unwieldy …a1400 obs exc. Eng. dial.
 THRUMMY substantial, fat, in good condition; broad, bulky, unwieldy …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 UNEATHILY hard to move, corpulent, unwieldy …Bk1905 Eng. dial. obs.
 UNFEARY unwieldy …Bk1905 Sc.
 UNFIERDY adj. overgrown, unwieldy …Bk1905 Sc.
 UNFREELIE heavy, unwieldy …Bk1905 Sc.
 UNHANTY overlarge, unwieldy …1719 Sc. obs.
 UNIWELDE unwieldy …c1205 obs.
 UNLIFTY awkward, clumsy, unwieldy …1746 Eng. dial.
 UNLUSTY unwieldy, very fat …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
UNWIELDINESS etc. – NOUNS
 BRAWCHTON anything weighty or unwieldy …Bk1911 Sc.
 LUB anything heavy and unwieldy …1825 Sc.
 MAGIRKIE an odd, unwieldy object …1879 Sc.
 MAJIRK an odd, unwieldy object …1879 Sc.
 UNGAINNESS clumsiness, unwieldiness …1896 Eng. dial.
 
UNWIELDINESS etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 BAWSON a clumsy, unwieldy person …1607 arch.
 BRALLION an unwieldy person or animal …19C Sc.
 FUSS a fat, unwieldy woman …1670 obs.
 FUSSOCK;  FUZZOCK a fat, unwieldy woman …1699 Eng. dial. & sl.
 FUSTILUGS a gross, fat, unwieldy person, especially a woman; a slovenly woman that smells rank; a person with a sour,  forbidding aspect; a dirty child; a term of abuse…1607 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 GANFER an unwieldy, uncouth person …Bk1900 Sc.
 GILSE;  GILZE an unwieldy little child …Bk1818 Sc.
 HAGGIS a term of contempt applied to a lumpish, unwieldy person; a soft, ‘pudding-headed’ person; an indolent, do-nothing fellow …1822  
 LOB a clumsy fellow; an unwieldy, lumpish oaf …E16
 PANGUTS an unwieldy, fat-bellied fellow; a fat, hulky, lazy fellow ..1617 obs.


UNWILLING, UNWILLINGLY, UNWILLINGNESS – ADJECTIVES
 ARFISH unwilling, reluctant …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 ARGH hesitating, reluctant, unwilling, disinclined …1813 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 ARSEWARD perverse, obstinate; unwilling …1686 Eng. dial.
 ARSEWARDS perverse, obstinate; unwilling …1686 Eng. dial.
 BACKWARD unwilling, reluctant; shy, bashful, diffident; slow …1889 Eng. & Amer. dial.
 DEAD-SWEER lazy, indolent, unwilling; undecided …1721 Sc.
 ILL-WILLING unwilling …c1520 obs.
 KEEADISH sluggish; unwilling, disinclined …Bk1901 Eng. dial.
 LAITH loath, unwilling, reluctant …1714 Sc.
 LOFT unwilling …1899 Amer. dial.
 REESTED stiff, tired, unwilling to do anything …1781 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 THARF of heavy countenance; lumpish; reluctant, unwilling; hesitating; shy; slow; forbidding, cold, unsociable …1882 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 THARFISH of heavy countenance; lumpish; reluctant, unwilling, backward, timorous, shy; forbidding …Bk1905 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 THRAW stiff, stubborn; cross; reluctant or unwilling to do anything …1768 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 THRAWART perverse, stubborn, ill-tempered, peevish; unwilling, reluctant …1796 Sc.
 THREFT reluctant, unwilling; perverse …Bk1905 Sc.
 THRY stiff, stubborn; cross; reluctant or unwilling to do anything …1768 Sc.
 UNBAIN not ready or willing; disobedient …a1300 obs.
 UNLISTING disinclined, spiritless, unwilling …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 UNWILLE unwilling …a1225 obs.
 
UNWILLING etc. – ADVERBS
 ANKERLY unwillingly …B1900 Sc.
 BACKWARDLY reluctantly, unwillingly, sluggishly …1580
 HANGEDLY reluctantly, unwillingly; despondently, as though being led to the gallows …1807 Eng. dial.
 OILINS BOILINS whether you like it or no, willing or unwilling, nolens volens  …1855 Eng. dial.
 THARFLY reluctantly, unwillingly, deliberately, slowly …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 WITH AN ILL WILL unwillingly …1601 obs.
 WITH BAD GRACE unwillingly …1832
 
UNWILLING etc. – NOUNS
 ARGHNESS reluctance, unwillingness …1721 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 IFING-AND-BUTTINGS invalid excuses; hesitation combined with unwillingness …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 NOLITION unwillingness, absence of willing …1653 obs.
 TARDITUDE slowness to act; tardiness, sluggishness; unwillingness …1794 rare
 UNIWILL unwillingness …c1175 obs.
 
UNWILLING etc. – VERBS
 NOT GIVE THE SWEAT OFF OF ONE’S BALLS to be unwilling to give anything …1949 US sl.
 TAR THE FINGERS TO DO A THING to meet with difficulty in accomplishing it; to be unwilling to do it …Bk1905 Sc.
 THINK BAD to be unwilling ..1896 Ireland
 THINK ILL to be unwilling …1853 Eng. dial.


UNWIND – VERBS
– to unwind REEVE Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– to unwind, to disentangle UNFANKLE 1824 Sc. obs.
– to unwind, to unravel; said of a rope, yarn, etc. UNREAVE 1777 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to unwind, to unwind itself EGLOMERATE 1656 obs.


UNWIPED – ADJECTIVES
– unwiped UNDIGHTED 1884 Sc.


UNWISE – ADJECTIVES
– unwise, foolish, stupid; void of wisdom, understanding, or intellect INSIPIENT 1528 rare
– unwise, witless AERWITTE 1205 obs.

UNWISE – NOUNS, PERSON
– an unwise, foolish or silly person INSIPIENT 1494 obs.
– an unwise or injudicious person CHUMP Bk1913-17 Amer. college sl.

UNWISE – VERBS
– to speak unwisely and quickly YADDLE Bk1905 Eng. dial.


UNWORKABLE – ADJECTIVES
– unworkable, crazy; said of ideas, schemes CRACK-POT 20C colloq.

UNWORKABLE – VERBS
– to make unworkable GUM UP THE WORKS 


UNWORKMANLIKE – ADJECTIVES
– unworkmanlike, bungling, clumsy, awkward, slovenly BUNGERLY 1580 obs.


UNWORLDLY – ADJECTIVES
– unworldly, old-fashioned MUTTONBIRDY 20C Aust. sl.

UNWORLDLY – NOUNS, PERSON
– an unworldly, unsophisticated person RANKY DANK 1960s African-American sl.
– a person who is unworldly or socially inept GINK 1906 sl., orig. US, often derogatory


UNWORTHY – ADJECTIVES
– not worth the trouble of summoning NOT WORTH A WHOOP Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– unworthy of acceptance; deserving rejection; not chosen or received, rejected REJECTANEOUS 1657 obs.
– unworthy of praise or commendation ILLAUDABLE 1589
– unworthy, shameful INDING 1790 Sc. obs.

UNWORTHY – NOUNS, PERSON
– an unworthy, mean person; a ‘rating who is mean with his money’ KYE 1929 nautical sl.

UNWORTHY – VERBS
– to render unworthy or worthless; to degrade, to disparage DISWORTH 1627 obs. rare


UNWOUNDED – ADJECTIVES
– unwounded, unbeaten UNCLOWRED 1721 Sc. obs.


UNWRAP – VERBS
– to unwrap; to undress; to strip off the clothes; to make naked UNGEAR 1788 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– to unwrap; to unfold UNLAP 1895 Eng. dial.


UNYIELDING – ADJECTIVES
CAST-IRON hard, insensible to fatigue; rigid, stern, unbending; inflexible, unyielding, wanting in pliancy or adaptiveness …1830
HARD AS NAILS stern and unyielding; harsh; pitiless …1862
 HARD-SHELL conservative, straitlaced; unyielding; hard-hearted …1900 Amer. dial.
 HARD-SHELLED conservative, straitlaced; unyielding; hard-hearted …1858 Amer. dial.
 HASK rough to the touch; stiff, unyielding; brittle and difficult to work …1788 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 HASKY harsh, rough, coarse, unyielding …1848 Eng. dial.
IMMORIGEROUS unyielding, obstinate; disobedient, rebellious; uncivil, rude …1623 obs.
IRONBARK strong; hard; unyielding …1888 sl.
IRONCLAD strong; hard; unyielding …1888 sl.
OBDURATE hardened against persuasion, entreaty, the sentiment of pity, etc.; stubborn, obstinate, unyielding, inflexible, relentless, hard-hearted …1586
– OBDURATIOUS hardened against persuasion, entreaty, the sentiment of pity, etc.; stubborn, obstinate, unyielding, inflexible, relentless, hard-hearted …1672 obs. rare
​- OBDURE hardened against persuasion, entreaty, the sentiment of pity, etc.; stubborn, obstinate, unyielding, inflexible, relentless, hard-hearted …1624 obs.
ROCKY of the heart or disposition: hard, unfeeling, unyielding …L16
TIGHT of a person: tough and unyielding …1928 US sl.
UNBOWING unyielding, unbending …a1300
UNBOWSOME unbending, unyielding, stiff, rigid …1818 Sc. & Eng. dial.

UNYIELDING – NOUNS, PERSON
BITTER-ENDER one who fights or holds out to the bitter end; one who refuses to yield or compromise …1850 colloq.
HARD-ARSE;  HARD-ASS a tough, unyielding, severe person; a severe and often pugnacious person …1940s US sl.
HARDSHELL a conservative or straitlaced person; one who is unyielding or hard-hearted …1902 Amer. dial.

UNYIELDING – VERBS
NAIL ONE’S COLOURS TO THE MAST to adopt an unyielding attitude …1848


UNYOKE – VERBS
– to unyoke, to uncouple ABJUGATE 1731 obs.