10 letter words whose second letter is N
Anabaptism (n.) The doctrine of the Anabaptists.
Anabaptist (n.) A name sometimes applied to a member of any sect holding that rebaptism is necessary for those baptized in infancy.
Anabaptize (v. t.) To rebaptize; to rechristen; also, to rename.
Anacamptic (a.) Reflecting of reflected; as, an anacamptic sound (and echo).
Anacardium (n.) A genus of plants including the cashew tree. See Cashew.
Anachorism (n.) An error in regard to the place of an event or a thing; a referring something to a wrong place.
Anachronic (a.) Alt. of Anachronical
Anaclastic (a.) Produced by the refraction of light, as seen through water; as, anaclastic curves.
Anaclastic (a.) Springing back, as the bottom of an anaclastic glass.
Anacrotism (n.) A secondary notch in the pulse curve, obtained in a sphygmographic tracing.
Anadromous (a.) Ascending rivers from the sea, at certain seasons, for breeding, as the salmon, shad, etc.
Anadromous (a.) Tending upwards; -- said of terns in which the lowest secondary segments are on the upper side of the branch of the central stem.
Anaerobies (n. pl.) Microorganisms which do not require oxygen, but are killed by it.
Anaglyphic (a.) Alt. of Anaglyphical
Anaglyphic (n.) Work chased or embossed relief.
Anaglyptic (a.) Relating to the art of carving, enchasing, or embossing in low relief.
Anagogical (a.) Mystical; having a secondary spiritual meaning; as, the rest of the Sabbath, in an anagogical sense, signifies the repose of the saints in heaven; an anagogical explication.
Analogical (a.) Founded on, or of the nature of, analogy; expressing or implying analogy.
Analogical (a.) Having analogy; analogous.
Analytical (a.) Of or pertaining to analysis; resolving into elements or constituent parts; as, an analytical experiment; analytic reasoning; -- opposed to synthetic.
Analyzable (a.) That may be analyzed.
Anamnestic (a.) Aiding the memory; as, anamnestic remedies.
Anamniotic (a.) Without, or not developing, an amnion.
Anapaestic () Same as Anapest, Anapestic.
Anaplastic (a.) Of or pertaining to anaplasty.
Anaptychus (n.) One of a pair of shelly plates found in some cephalopods, as the ammonites.
Anarchical (a.) Pertaining to anarchy; without rule or government; in political confusion; tending to produce anarchy; as, anarchic despotism; anarchical opinions.
Anarthrous (a.) Used without the article; as, an anarthrous substantive.
Anarthrous (a.) Without joints, or having the joints indistinct, as some insects.
Anasarcous (a.) Belonging, or affected by, anasarca, or dropsy; dropsical.
Anastaltic (a. & n.) Styptic.
Anastomose (v. i.) To inosculate; to intercommunicate by anastomosis, as the arteries and veins.
Anastrophe (n.) An inversion of the natural order of words; as, echoed the hills, for, the hills echoed.
Anatomical (a.) Of or relating to anatomy or dissection; as, the anatomic art; anatomical observations.
Anatomized (imp. & p. p.) of Anatomize
Anatomizer (n.) A dissector.
Anatreptic (a.) Overthrowing; defeating; -- applied to Plato's refutative dialogues.
Anatropous (a.) Having the ovule inverted at an early period in its development, so that the chalaza is as the apparent apex; -- opposed to orthotropous.
Ancestress (n.) A female ancestor.
Anchorable (a.) Fit for anchorage.
Anchoretic (a.) Alt. of Anchoretical
Anchorless (a.) Without an anchor or stay. Hence: Drifting; unsettled.
Anchylosed (imp. & p. p.) of Anchylose
Anchylosis (n.) Alt. of Ankylosis
Anchylotic (a.) Of or pertaining to anchylosis.
Ancipitous (a.) Two-edged instead of round; -- said of certain flattened stems, as those of blue grass, and rarely also of leaves.
Ancistroid (a.) Hook-shaped.
Andabatism (n.) Doubt; uncertainty.
Andalusite (n.) A silicate of aluminium, occurring usually in thick rhombic prisms, nearly square, of a grayish or pale reddish tint. It was first discovered in Andalusia, Spain.
Androecium (n.) The stamens of a flower taken collectively.
Androgynal (a.) Uniting both sexes in one, or having the characteristics of both; being in nature both male and female; hermaphroditic.
Androgynal (a.) Bearing both staminiferous and pistilliferous flowers in the same cluster.
Androphagi (n. pl.) Cannibals; man-eaters; anthropophagi.
Androphore (n.) A support or column on which stamens are raised.
Androphore (n.) The part which in some Siphonophora bears the male gonophores.
Androspore (n.) A spore of some algae, which has male functions.
Anecdotage (n.) Anecdotes collectively; a collection of anecdotes.
Anecdotist (n.) One who relates or collects anecdotes.
Anelectric (a.) Not becoming electrified by friction; -- opposed to idioelectric.
Anelectric (n.) A substance incapable of being electrified by friction.
Anemograph (n.) An instrument for measuring and recording the direction and force of the wind.
Anemometer (n.) An instrument for measuring the force or velocity of the wind; a wind gauge.
Anemometry (n.) The act or process of ascertaining the force or velocity of the wind.
Anemoscope (n.) An instrument which shows the direction of the wind; a wind vane; a weathercock; -- usually applied to a contrivance consisting of a vane above, connected in the building with a dial or index with pointers to show the changes of the wind.
Anenterous (a.) Destitute of a stomach or an intestine.
Anesthesia (a.) Alt. of Anesthetic
Anesthetic (a.) Same as Anaesthesia, Anaesthetic.
Aneurismal (a.) Of or pertaining to an aneurism; as, an aneurismal tumor; aneurismal diathesis.
Anfracture (n.) A mazy winding.
Angeiology () Alt. of Angeiotomy
Angeiotomy () Same as Angiology, Angiotomy, etc.
Angel fish () See under Angel.
Angelology (n.) A discourse on angels, or a body of doctrines in regard to angels.
Angioscope (n.) An instrument for examining the capillary vessels of animals and plants.
Angiosperm (n.) A plant which has its seeds inclosed in a pericarp.
Anglemeter (n.) An instrument to measure angles, esp. one used by geologists to measure the dip of strata.
Anglicized (imp. & p. p.) of Anglicize
Anglifying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Anglify
Anglomania (n.) A mania for, or an inordinate attachment to, English customs, institutions, etc.
Angola pea () A tropical plant (Cajanus indicus) and its edible seed, a kind of pulse; -- so called from Angola in Western Africa. Called also pigeon pea and Congo pea.
Anguineous (a.) Snakelike.
Angularity (n.) The quality or state of being angular; angularness.
Angulation (n.) A making angular; angular formation.
Angulosity (n.) A state of being angulous or angular.
Angwantibo (n.) A small lemuroid mammal (Arctocebus Calabarensis) of Africa. It has only a rudimentary tail.
Anharmonic (a.) Not harmonic.
Anhelation (n.) Short and rapid breathing; a panting; asthma.
Anhungered (a.) Ahungered; longing.
Animadvert (v. i.) To take notice; to observe; -- commonly followed by that.
Animadvert (v. i.) To consider or remark by way of criticism or censure; to express censure; -- with on or upon.
Animadvert (v. i.) To take cognizance judicially; to inflict punishment.
Animalcule (n.) A small animal, as a fly, spider, etc.
Animalcule (n.) An animal, invisible, or nearly so, to the naked eye. See Infusoria.
Animalcula (pl. ) of Animalculum
Animalized (imp. & p. p.) of Animalize
Animalness (n.) Animality.
Animatedly (adv.) With animation.
Anisomeric (a.) Not isomeric; not made of the same components in the same proportions.
Anisotrope (a.) Alt. of Anisotropic
Annalistic (a.) Pertaining to, or after the manner of, an annalist; as, the dry annalistic style.
Annelidous (a.) Of the nature of an annelid.
Annexation (v. t.) The act of annexing; process of attaching, adding, or appending; the act of connecting; union; as, the annexation of Texas to the United States, or of chattels to the freehold.
Annexation (v. t.) The union of property with a freehold so as to become a fixture. Bouvier. (b) (Scots Law) The appropriation of lands or rents to the crown.
Annihilate (v. t.) To reduce to nothing or nonexistence; to destroy the existence of; to cause to cease to be.
Annihilate (v. t.) To destroy the form or peculiar distinctive properties of, so that the specific thing no longer exists; as, to annihilate a forest by cutting down the trees.
Annihilate (v. t.) To destroy or eradicate, as a property or attribute of a thing; to make of no effect; to destroy the force, etc., of; as, to annihilate an argument, law, rights, goodness.
Annihilate (a.) Annihilated.
Annominate (v. t.) To name.
Annotating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Annotate
Annotation (n.) A note, added by way of comment, or explanation; -- usually in the plural; as, annotations on ancient authors, or on a word or a passage.
Annotative (a.) Characterized by annotations; of the nature of annotation.
Annotatory (a.) Pertaining to an annotator; containing annotations.
Annotinous (a.) A year old; in Yearly growths.
Announcing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Announce
Annularity (n.) Annular condition or form; as, the annularity of a nebula.
Annulation (n.) A circular or ringlike formation; a ring or belt.
Annullable (a.) That may be Annulled.
Annumerate (v. t.) To add on; to count in.
Annunciate (v. t.) To announce.
Annunciate (p. p. & a.) Foretold; preannounced.
Anointment (n.) The act of anointing, or state of being anointed; also, an ointment.
Anomaliped (a.) Alt. of Anomalipede
Anomaliped (n.) One of a group of perching birds, having the middle toe more or less united to the outer and inner ones.
Anonaceous (a.) Pertaining to the order of plants including the soursop, custard apple, etc.
Answerable (a.) Obliged to answer; liable to be called to account; liable to pay, indemnify, or make good; accountable; amenable; responsible; as, an agent is answerable to his principal; to be answerable for a debt, or for damages.
Answerable (a.) Capable of being answered or refuted; admitting a satisfactory answer.
Answerable (a.) Correspondent; conformable; hence, comparable.
Answerable (a.) Proportionate; commensurate; suitable; as, an achievement answerable to the preparation for it.
Answerable (a.) Equal; equivalent; adequate.
Answerably (adv.) In an answerable manner; in due proportion or correspondence; suitably.
Answerless (a.) Having no answer, or impossible to be answered.
Antagonism (n.) Opposition of action; counteraction or contrariety of things or principles.
Antagonist (n.) One who contends with another, especially in combat; an adversary; an opponent.
Antagonist (n.) A muscle which acts in opposition to another; as a flexor, which bends a part, is the antagonist of an extensor, which extends it.
Antagonist (n.) A medicine which opposes the action of another medicine or of a poison when absorbed into the blood or tissues.
Antagonist (a.) Antagonistic; opposing; counteracting; as, antagonist schools of philosophy.
Antagonize (v. t.) To contend with; to oppose actively; to counteract.
Antagonize (v. i.) To act in opposition.
Antanagoge (n.) A figure which consists in answering the charge of an adversary, by a counter charge.
Antarchism (n.) Opposition to government in general.
Antarchist (n.) One who opposes all government.
Ant-cattle (n.) Various kinds of plant lice or aphids tended by ants for the sake of the honeydew which they secrete. See Aphips.
Antecedent (a.) Going before in time; prior; anterior; preceding; as, an event antecedent to the Deluge; an antecedent cause.
Antecedent (a.) Presumptive; as, an antecedent improbability.
Antecedent (n.) That which goes before in time; that which precedes.
Antecedent (n.) One who precedes or goes in front.
Antecedent (n.) The earlier events of one's life; previous principles, conduct, course, history.
Antecedent (n.) The noun to which a relative refers; as, in the sentence "Solomon was the prince who built the temple," prince is the antecedent of who.
Antecedent (n.) The first or conditional part of a hypothetical proposition; as, If the earth is fixed, the sun must move.
Antecedent (n.) The first of the two propositions which constitute an enthymeme or contracted syllogism; as, Every man is mortal; therefore the king must die.
Antecedent (n.) The first of the two terms of a ratio; the first or third of the four terms of a proportion. In the ratio a:b, a is the antecedent, and b the consequent.
Antecessor (n.) One who goes before; a predecessor.
Antecessor (n.) An ancestor; a progenitor.
Antechapel (n.) The outer part of the west end of a collegiate or other chapel.
Antecursor (n.) A forerunner; a precursor.
Antedating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Antedate
Antemosaic (a.) Being before the time of Moses.
Antenicene (a.) Of or in the Christian church or era, anterior to the first council of Nice, held a. d. 325; as, antenicene faith.
Antenumber (n.) A number that precedes another.
Antepenult (n.) Alt. of Antepenultima
Anteriorly (adv.) In an anterior manner; before.
Antetemple (n.) The portico, or narthex in an ancient temple or church.
Anthemwise (adv.) Alternately.
Antheridia (pl. ) of Antheridium
Anthomania (n.) A extravagant fondness for flowers.
Anthophore (n.) The stipe when developed into an internode between calyx and corolla, as in the Pink family.
Anthracene (n.) A solid hydrocarbon, C6H4.C2H2.C6H4, which accompanies naphthalene in the last stages of the distillation of coal tar. Its chief use is in the artificial production of alizarin.
Anthracite (n.) A hard, compact variety of mineral coal, of high luster, differing from bituminous coal in containing little or no bitumen, in consequence of which it burns with a nearly non luminous flame. The purer specimens consist almost wholly of carbon. Also called glance coal and blind coal.
Anthracoid (a.) Resembling anthrax in action; of the nature of anthrax; as, an anthracoid microbe.
Anthropoid (a.) Resembling man; -- applied especially to certain apes, as the ourang or gorilla.
Anthropoid (n.) An anthropoid ape.
Antibromic (n.) An agent that destroys offensive smells; a deodorizer.
Antichrist (n.) A denier or opponent of Christ. Specif.: A great antagonist, person or power, expected to precede Christ's second coming.
Antichthon (n.) A hypothetical earth counter to ours, or on the opposite side of the sun.
Antichthon (n.) Inhabitants of opposite hemispheres.
Anticipant (a.) Anticipating; expectant; -- with of.
Anticipate (v. t.) To be before in doing; to do or take before another; to preclude or prevent by prior action.
Anticipate (v. t.) To take up or introduce beforehand, or before the proper or normal time; to cause to occur earlier or prematurely; as, the advocate has anticipated a part of his argument.
Anticipate (v. t.) To foresee (a wish, command, etc.) and do beforehand that which will be desired.
Anticipate (v. t.) To foretaste or foresee; to have a previous view or impression of; as, to anticipate the pleasures of a visit; to anticipate the evils of life.
Anticivism (n.) Opposition to the body politic of citizens.
Anticlimax (n.) A sentence in which the ideas fall, or become less important and striking, at the close; -- the opposite of climax. It produces a ridiculous effect.
Anticlinal (a.) Inclining or dipping in opposite directions. See Synclinal.
Anticlinal (n.) The crest or
Antic-mask (n.) An antimask.
Antidotary (a.) Antidotal.
Antiemetic (a. / n.) Same as Antemetic.
Antilithic (a.) Tending to prevent the formation of urinary calculi, or to destroy them when formed.
Antilithic (n.) An antilithic medicine.
Antilogous (a.) Of the contrary name or character; -- opposed to analogous.
Antilogies (pl. ) of Antilogy
Antiloimic (n.) A remedy against the plague.
Antilopine (a.) Of or relating to the antelope.
Antilyssic (a. & n.) Antihydrophobic.
Antimonate (n.) A compound of antimonic acid with a base or basic radical.
Antimonial (a.) Of or pertaining to antimony.
Antimonial (n.) A preparation or medicine containing antimony.
Antimonite (n.) A compound of antimonious acid and a base or basic radical.
Antimonite (n.) Stibnite.
Antinomian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Antinomians; opposed to the doctrine that the moral law is obligatory.
Antinomian (n.) One who maintains that, under the gospel dispensation, the moral law is of no use or obligation, but that faith alone is necessary to salvation. The sect of Antinomians originated with John Agricola, in Germany, about the year 1535.
Antinomist (n.) An Antinomian.
Antinomies (pl. ) of Antinomy
Antiochian (a.) Pertaining to Antiochus, a contemporary with Cicero, and the founder of a sect of philosophers.
Antiochian (a.) Of or pertaining to the city of Antioch, in Syria.
Antipathic (a.) Belonging to antipathy; opposite; contrary; allopathic.
Antiphonal (a.) Of or pertaining to antiphony, or alternate singing; sung alternately by a divided choir or opposite choirs.
Antiphonal (n.) A book of antiphons or anthems.
Antiphoner (n.) A book of antiphons.
Antiphonic (a.) Antiphonal.
Antipodean (a.) Pertaining to the antipodes, or the opposite side of the world; antipodal.
Antipsoric (a.) Of use in curing the itch.
Antipsoric (n.) An antipsoric remedy.
Antiptosis (n.) The putting of one case for another.
Antipyrine (n.) An artificial alkaloid, believed to be efficient in abating fever.
Antiquated (a.) Grown old. Hence: Bygone; obsolete; out of use; old-fashioned; as, an antiquated law.
Antirenter (n.) One opposed to the payment of rent; esp. one of those who in 1840-47 resisted the collection of rents claimed by the patroons from the settlers on certain manorial lands in the State of New York.
Antiscians (n. pl.) Alt. of Antiscii
Antiscolic (a.) Anthelmintic.
Antiseptic (a.) Alt. of Antiseptical
Antiseptic (n.) A substance which prevents or retards putrefaction, or destroys, or protects from, putrefactive organisms; as, salt, carbolic acid, alcohol, cinchona.
Antisocial (a.) Tending to interrupt or destroy social intercourse; averse to society, or hostile to its existence; as, antisocial principles.
Antitheism (n.) The doctrine of antitheists.
Antitheist (n.) A disbeliever in the existence of God.
Antitheses (pl. ) of Antithesis
Antithesis (n.) An opposition or contrast of words or sentiments occurring in the same sentence; as, "The prodigal robs his heir; the miser robs himself." "He had covertly shot at Cromwell; he how openly aimed at the Queen."
Antithesis (n.) The second of two clauses forming an antithesis.
Antithesis (n.) Opposition; contrast.
Antithetic (a.) Alt. of Antithetical
Antitoxine (n.) A substance (sometimes the product of a specific micro-organism and sometimes naturally present in the blood or tissues of an animal), capable of producing immunity from certain diseases, or of counteracting the poisonous effects of pathogenic bacteria.
Anti-trade (n.) A tropical wind blowing steadily in a direction opposite to the trade wind.
Antitragus (n.) A prominence on the lower posterior portion of the concha of the external ear, opposite the tragus. See Ear.
Antitropal (a.) Alt. of Antitropous
Antitypous (a.) Resisting blows; hard.
Antoecians (n. pl) Those who live under the same meridian, but on opposite parallels of latitude, north and south of the equator.
Antonomasy (n.) Antonomasia.
Antorbital (a.) Pertaining to, or situated in, the region of the front of the orbit.
Antorbital (n.) The antorbital bone.
Antrustion (n.) A vassal or voluntary follower of Frankish princes in their enterprises
Ant thrush () One of several species of tropical birds, of the Old World, of the genus Pitta, somewhat resembling the thrushes, and feeding chiefly on ants.
Ant thrush () See Ant bird, under Ant.
Anywhither (adv.) To or towards any place.
Cnidoblast (n.) One of the cells which, in the Coelenterata, develop into cnidae.
Enablement (n.) The act of enabling, or the state of being enabled; ability.
Enaliosaur (n.) One of the Enaliosauria.
Enamelling () of Enamel
Enamorment (n.) The state of being enamored.
Enantiosis (n.) A figure of speech by which what is to be understood affirmatively is stated negatively, and the contrary; affirmation by contraries.
Enarration (n.) A detailed exposition; relation.
Encalendar (v. t.) To register in a calendar; to calendar.
Encampment (n.) The act of pitching tents or forming huts, as by an army or traveling company, for temporary lodging or rest.
Encampment (n.) The place where an army or a company is encamped; a camp; tents pitched or huts erected for temporary lodgings.
Encasement (n.) The act of encasing; also, that which encases.
Encasement (n.) An old theory of generation similar to embo/tement. See Ovulist.
Encashment (n.) The payment in cash of a note, draft, etc.
Encephalic (a.) Pertaining to the encephalon or brain.
Encephalon (n.) The contents of the cranium; the brain.
Encephalos (n.) The encephalon.
Enchanting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enchant
Enchanting (a.) Having a power of enchantment; charming; fascinating.
Encharging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Encharge
Enchylemma (n.) The basal substance of the cell nucleus; a hya
Encincture (n.) A cincture.
Encindered (a.) Burnt to cinders.
Encircling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Encircle
Enclitical (v. i.) Affixed; subjoined; -- said of a word or particle which leans back upon the preceding word so as to become a part of it, and to lose its own independent accent, generally varying also the accent of the preceding word.
Encloister (v. t.) To shut up in a cloister; to cloister.
Encouraged (imp. & p. p.) of Encourage
Encourager (n.) One who encourages, incites, or helps forward; a favorer.
Encrinital (a.) Relating to encrinites; containing encrinites, as certain kinds of limestone.
Encrinitic (a.) Alt. of Encrinitical
Encroached (imp. & p. p.) of Encroach
Encroacher (n.) One who by gradual steps enters on, and takes possession of, what is not his own.
Encumbered (imp. & p. p.) of Encumber
Encyclical (a.) Sent to many persons or places; intended for many, or for a whole order of men; general; circular; as, an encyclical letter of a council, of a bishop, or the pope.
Encyclical (n.) An encyclical letter, esp. one from a pope.
Encystment (n.) A process which, among some of the lower forms of life, precedes reproduction by budding, fission, spore formation, etc.
Encystment (n.) A process by which many internal parasites, esp. in their larval states, become inclosed within a cyst in the muscles, liver, etc. See Trichina.
Endamaging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Endamage
Endangered (imp. & p. p.) of Endanger
Endearedly (adv.) With affection or endearment; dearly.
Endearment (n.) The act of endearing or the state of being endeared; also, that which manifests, excites, or increases, affection.
Endeavored (imp. & p. p.) of Endeavor
Endeavorer (n.) One who makes an effort or attempt.
Endermatic (a.) Endermic.
Endiademed (a.) Diademed.
Endictment (n.) See Indictment.
Endochrome (n.) The coloring matter within the cells of plants, whether green, red, yellow, or any other color.
Endoctrine (v. t.) To teach; to indoctrinate.
Endodermal (a.) Alt. of Endodermic
Endodermic (a.) Of or pertaining to the endoderm.
Endodermis (n.) A layer of cells forming a kind of cuticle inside of the proper cortical layer, or surrounding an individual fibrovascular bundle.
Endogamous (a.) Marrying within the same tribe; -- opposed to exogamous.
Endogenous (a.) Increasing by internal growth and elongation at the summit, instead of externally, and having no distinction of pith, wood, and bark, as the rattan, the palm, the cornstalk.
Endogenous (a.) Originating from within; increasing by internal growth.
Endomysium (n.) The delicate bands of connective tissue interspersed among muscular fibers.
Endoplasma (n.) Same as Entoplasm and Endosarc.
Endopleura (n.) The inner coating of a seed. See Tegmen.
Endopodite (n.) The internal or principal branch of the locomotive appendages of Crustacea. See Maxilliped.
Endorhizae (pl. ) of Endorhiza
Endorhizal (a.) Alt. of Endorhizous
Endosmosis (n.) The transmission of a fluid or gas from without inward in the phenomena, or by the process, of osmose.
Endosmotic (a.) Pertaining to endosmose; of the nature endosmose; osmotic.
Endostosis (n.) A process of bone formation in which ossification takes place within the substance of the cartilage.
Endothelia (pl. ) of Endothelium
Endothorax (n.) An internal process of the sternal plates in the thorax of insects.
Endurement (n.) Endurance.
Energetics (n.) That branch of science which treats of the laws governing the physical or mechanical, in distinction from the vital, forces, and which comprehends the consideration and general investigation of the whole range of the forces concerned in physical phenomena.
Energizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Energize
Energizing (a.) Capable of imparting or exercising energy.
Enervating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enervate
Enervation (n.) The act of weakening, or reducing strength.
Enervation (n.) The state of being weakened; effeminacy.
Enervative (a.) Having power, or a tendency, to enervate; weakening.
Enfeebling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enfeeble
Enfeeblish (v. i.) To enfeeble.
Enfeoffing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enfeoff
Enfiercing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enfierce
Enfilading (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enfilade
Enflowered (imp. & p. p.) of Enflower
Enfoldment (n.) The act of infolding. See Infoldment.
Enforcible (a.) That may be enforced.
Enfouldred (a.) Mixed with, or emitting, lightning.
Engagement (n.) The act of engaging, pledging, enlisting, occupying, or entering into contest.
Engagement (n.) The state of being engaged, pledged or occupied; specif., a pledge to take some one as husband or wife.
Engagement (n.) That which engages; engrossing occupation; employment of the attention; obligation by pledge, promise, or contract; an enterprise embarked in; as, his engagements prevented his acceptance of any office.
Engagement (n.) An action; a fight; a battle.
Engagement (n.) The state of being in gear; as, one part of a clutch is brought into engagement with the other part.
Engarrison (v. t.) To garrison; to put in garrison, or to protect by a garrison.
Engendered (imp. & p. p.) of Engender
Engendrure (n.) The act of generation.
Engineered (imp. & p. p.) of Engineer
Englishing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of English
Englishism (n.) A quality or characteristic peculiar to the English.
Englishism (n.) A form of expression peculiar to the English language as spoken in England; an Anglicism.
Englishmen (pl. ) of Englishman
Englishman (n.) A native or a naturalized inhabitant of England.
Englutting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Englut
Engrailing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Engrail
Engraining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Engrain
Engrasping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Engrasp
Engrossing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Engross
Engulfment (n.) A swallowing up as if in a gulf.
Enharmonic (a.) Alt. of Enharmonical
Enigmatist (n.) One who makes, or talks in, enigmas.
Enigmatize (v. i.) To make, or talk in, enigmas; to deal in riddles.
Enjoinment (n.) Direction; command; authoritative admonition.
Enkindling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enkindle
Enlacement (n.) The act of enlacing, or state of being enlaced; a surrounding as with a lace.
Enlengthen (v. t.) To lengthen.
Enlistment (n.) The act or enlisting, or the state of being enlisted; voluntary enrollment to serve as a soldier or a sailor.
Enlistment (n.) The writing by which an enlisted man is bound.
Enlivening (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enliven
Enneagonal (a.) Belonging to an enneagon; having nine angles.
Enneandria (n.) A Linnaean class of plants having nine stamens.
Enneatical (a.) Occurring once in every nine times, days, years, etc.; every ninth.
Enomotarch (n.) The commander of an enomoty.
Enormities (pl. ) of Enormity
Enormously (adv.) In an enormous degree.
Enragement (n.) Act of enraging or state of being enraged; excitement.
Enraptured (imp. & p. p.) of Enrapture
Enregister (v. t.) To register; to enroll or record; to inregister.
Enrichment (n.) The act of making rich, or that which enriches; increase of value by improvements, embellishment, etc.; decoration; embellishment.
Enrockment (n.) A mass of large stones thrown into water at random to form bases of piers, breakwaters, etc.
Enrollment (n.) The act of enrolling; registration.
Enrollment (n.) A writing in which anything is enrolled; a register; a record.
Ensanguine (v. t.) To stain or cover with blood; to make bloody, or of a blood-red color; as, an ensanguined hue.
Ensconcing (imp. & p. p.) of Ensconce
Enshrining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enshrine
Ensiferous (a.) Bearing a sword.
Ensigncies (pl. ) of Ensigncy
Ensignship (n.) The state or rank of an ensign.
Ensilaging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ensilage
Enstatitic (a.) Relating to enstatite.
Entailment (n.) The act of entailing or of giving, as an estate, and directing the mode of descent.
Entailment (n.) The condition of being entailed.
Entailment (n.) A thing entailed.
Entangling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entangle
Entassment (n.) A heap; accumulation.
Enteralgia (n.) Pain in the intestines; colic.
Entermewer (n.) A hawk gradually changing the color of its feathers, commonly in the second year.
Enterocele (n.) A hernial tumor whose contents are intestine.
Enterolith (n.) An intestinal concretion.
Enterology (n.) The science which treats of the viscera of the body.
Enterotome (n.) A kind of scissors used for opening the intestinal canal, as in post-mortem examinations.
Enterotomy (n.) Incision of the intestines, especially in reducing certain cases of hernia.
Enterplead (v. i.) Same as Interplead.
Enterprise (n.) That which is undertaken; something attempted to be performed; a work projected which involves activity, courage, energy, and the like; a bold, arduous, or hazardous attempt; an undertaking; as, a manly enterprise; a warlike enterprise.
Enterprise (n.) Willingness or eagerness to engage in labor which requires boldness, promptness, energy, and like qualities; as, a man of great enterprise.
Enterprise (v. t.) To undertake; to begin and attempt to perform; to venture upon.
Enterprise (v. t.) To treat with hospitality; to entertain.
Enterprise (v. i.) To undertake an enterprise, or something hazardous or difficult.
Entheastic (a.) Of godlike energy; inspired.
Enthronize (v. t.) To place on a throne; hence, to induct into office, as a bishop.
Enthusiasm (n.) Inspiration as if by a divine or superhuman power; ecstasy; hence, a conceit of divine possession and revelation, or of being directly subject to some divine impulse.
Enthusiasm (n.) A state of impassioned emotion; transport; elevation of fancy; exaltation of soul; as, the poetry of enthusiasm.
Enthusiasm (n.) Enkindled and kindling fervor of soul; strong excitement of feeling on behalf of a cause or a subject; ardent and imaginative zeal or interest; as, he engaged in his profession with enthusiasm.
Enthusiasm (n.) Lively manifestation of joy or zeal.
Enthusiast (n.) One moved or actuated by enthusiasm; as: (a) One who imagines himself divinely inspired, or possessed of some special revelation; a religious madman; a fanatic. (b) One whose mind is wholly possessed and heated by what engages it; one who is influenced by a peculiar; fervor of mind; an ardent and imaginative person.
Enticeable (a.) Capable of being enticed.
Enticement (n.) The act or practice of alluring or tempting; as, the enticements of evil companions.
Enticement (n.) That which entices, or incites to evil; means of allurement; alluring object; as, an enticement to sin.
Enticingly (adv.) In an enticing manner; charmingly.
Entireness (n.) The state or condition of being entire; completeness; fullness; totality; as, the entireness of an arch or a bridge.
Entireness (n.) Integrity; wholeness of heart; honesty.
Entireness (n.) Oneness; unity; -- applied to a condition of intimacy or close association.
Entireness (pl. ) of Entirety
Entitative (a.) Considered as pure entity; abstracted from all circumstances.
Entodermal (a.) Alt. of Entodermic
Entodermic (a.) Relating to the entoderm.
Entogenous (a.) See Endogenous.
Entombment (n.) The act of entombing or burying, or state of being entombed; burial.
Entomolite (n.) A fossil insect.
Entomology (n.) That part of zoology which treats of insects.
Entomology (n.) A treatise on the science of entomology.
Entomotomy (n.) The science of the dissection of insects.
Entophytic (a.) Of or pertaining to entophytes; as, an entophytic disease.
Entoprocta (n. pl.) A group of Bryozoa in which the anus is within the circle of tentacles. See Pedicellina.
Entosterna (pl. ) of Entosternum
Entothorax (n.) See Endothorax.
Entrancing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entrance
Entrapping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entrap
Entreating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entreat
Entreatful (a.) Full of entreaty. [R.] See Intreatful.
Entreative (a.) Used in entreaty; pleading.
Entreaties (pl. ) of Entreaty
Entrochite (n.) A fossil joint of a crinoid stem.
Enucleated (imp. & p. p.) of Enucleate
Enumerated (imp. & p. p.) of Enumerate
Enumerator (n.) One who enumerates.
Enunciable (a.) Capable of being enunciated or expressed.
Enunciated (imp. & p. p.) of Enunciate
Enunciator (n.) One who enunciates or proclaims.
Enveloping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Envelop
Envenoming (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Envenom
Environing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Environ
Envisaging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Envisage
Enwrapment (n.) Act of enwrapping; a wrapping or an envelope.
Gnaphalium (n.) A genus of composite plants with white or colored dry and persistent involucres; a kind of everlasting.
Gnashingly (adv.) With gnashing.
Gnathidium (n.) The ramus of the lower jaw of a bird as far as it is naked; -- commonly used in the plural.
Gnomically (adv.) In a gnomic, didactic, or sententious manner.
Gnomologic (a.) Alt. of Gnomological
Gnomonical (a.) Of or pertaining to the gnomon, or the art of dialing.
Gnoscopine (n.) An alkaloid existing in small quantities in opium.
Gnosticism (n.) The system of philosophy taught by the Gnostics.
Inablement (n.) See Enablement.
Inaccuracy (n.) The quality of being inaccurate; want of accuracy or exactness.
Inaccuracy (n.) That which is inaccurate or incorrect; mistake; fault; defect; error; as, in inaccuracy in speech, copying, calculation, etc.
Inaccurate (a.) Not accurate; not according to truth; inexact; incorrect; erroneous; as, in inaccurate man, narration, copy, judgment, calculation, etc.
Inactively (adv.) In an inactive manner.
Inactivity (n.) The state or quality of being inactive; inertness; as, the inactivity of matter.
Inactivity (n.) Idleness; habitual indisposition to action or exertion; want of energy; sluggishness.
Inadequacy (n.) The quality or state of being inadequate or insufficient; defectiveness; insufficiency; inadequateness.
Inadequate (a.) Not adequate; unequal to the purpose; insufficient; deficient; as, inadequate resources, power, conceptions, representations, etc.
Inadherent (a.) Not adhering.
Inadherent (a.) Free; not connected with the other organs.
Inadhesion (n.) Want of adhesion.
Inaffected (a.) Unaffected.
Inamoratos (pl. ) of Inamorato
Inamovable (a.) Not amovable or removable.
Inanimated (a.) Destitute of life; lacking animation; unanimated.
Inanitiate (v. t.) To produce inanition in; to exhaust for want of nourishment.
Inapposite (a.) Not apposite; not fit or suitable; not pertinent.
Inaptitude (n.) Want of aptitude.
Inaquation (n.) The state of being inaquate.
Inaugurate (a.) Invested with office; inaugurated.
Inaugurate (v. t.) To introduce or induct into an office with suitable ceremonies or solemnities; to invest with power or authority in a formal manner; to install; as, to inaugurate a president; to inaugurate a king.
Inaugurate (v. t.) To cause to begin, esp. with formality or solemn ceremony; hence, to set in motion, action, or progress; to initiate; -- used especially of something of dignity or worth or public concern; as, to inaugurate a new era of things, new methods, etc.
Inaugurate (v. t.) To celebrate the completion of, or the first public use of; to dedicate, as a statue.
Inaugurate (v. t.) To begin with good omens.
Inauration (n.) The act or process of gilding or covering with gold.
Inbreaking (n.) A breaking in; inroad; invasion.
Inbreathed (imp. & p. p.) of Inbreathe
Inbreeding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inbreed
Incagement (n.) Confinement in, or as in, cage.
Incapacity (n.) Want of capacity; lack of physical or intellectual power; inability.
Incapacity (n.) Want of legal ability or competency to do, give, transmit, or receive something; inability; disqualification; as, the inacapacity of minors to make binding contracts, etc.
Incarnated (imp. & p. p.) of Incarnate
Incasement (n.) The act or process of inclosing with a case, or the state of being incased.
Incasement (n.) That which forms a case, covering, or inclosure.
Incautious (a.) Not cautious; not circumspect; not attending to the circumstances on which safety and interest depend; heedless; careless; as, an incautious step; an incautious remark.
Incavation (n.) Act of making hollow; also, a hollow; an exvation; a depression.
Incaverned (a.) Inclosed or shut up as in a cavern.
Incedingly (adv.) Majestically.
Incendiary (n.) Any person who maliciously sets fire to a building or other valuable or other valuable property.
Incendiary (n.) A person who excites or inflames factions, and promotes quarrels or sedition; an agitator; an exciter.
Incendiary (a.) Of or pertaining to incendiarism, or the malicious burning of valuable property; as, incendiary material; as incendiary crime.
Incendiary (a.) Tending to excite or inflame factions, sedition, or quarrel; inflammatory; seditious.
Incendious (a.) Promoting faction or contention; seditious; inflammatory.
Inceration (n.) The act of smearing or covering with wax.
Incerative (a.) Cleaving or sticking like wax.
Incessable (a.) Unceasing; continual.
Incessancy (n.) The quality of being incessant; unintermitted continuance; unceasingness.
Inchastity (n.) Unchastity.
Inchoation (n.) Act of beginning; commencement; inception.
Inchoative (a.) Expressing or pertaining to a beginning; inceptive; as, an inchoative verb.
Inchoative (n.) An inchoative verb. See Inceptive.
Incidently (adv.) Incidentally.
Incinerate () Reduced to ashes by burning; thoroughly consumed.
Incinerate (v. t.) To burn to ashes; to consume; to burn.
Incipience (n.) Alt. of Incipiency
Incipiency (n.) Beginning; commencement; incipient state.
Incitation (n.) The act of inciting or moving to action.
Incitation (n.) That which incites to action; that which rouses or prompts; incitement; motive; incentive.
Incitative (n.) A provocative; an incitant; a stimulant.
Incitement (n.) The act of inciting.
Incitement (n.) That which incites the mind, or moves to action; motive; incentive; impulse.
Incitingly (adv.) So as to incite or stimulate.
Incivility (n.) The quality or state of being uncivil; want of courtesy; rudeness of manner; impoliteness.
Incivility (n.) Any act of rudeness or ill breeding.
Incivility (n.) Want of civilization; a state of rudeness or barbarism.
Inclaudent (a.) Not closing or shutting.
Inclavated (a.) Set; fast; fixed.
Inclemency (n.) The state or quality of being inclement; want of clemency; want of mildness of temper; unmercifulness; severity.
Inclemency (n.) Physical severity or harshness (commonly in respect to the elements or weather); roughness; storminess; rigor; severe cold, wind, rain, or snow.
Inclinable (a.) Leaning; tending.
Inclinable (a.) Having a propensity of will or feeling; leaning in disposition; disposed; propense; as, a mind inclinable to truth.
Incloister (v. t.) To confine as in a cloister; to cloister.
Includible (a.) Capable of being included.
Incogitant (a.) Toughtless; inconsiderate.
Incognitos (pl. ) of Incognito
Incoherent (a.) Not coherent; wanting cohesion; loose; unconnected; physically disconnected; not fixed to each; -- said of material substances.
Incoherent (a.) Wanting coherence or agreement; incongruous; inconsistent; having no dependence of one part on another; logically disconnected.
Incolumity (n.) Safety; security.
Incommoded (imp. & p. p.) of Incommode
Incompared (a.) Peerless; incomparable.
Incomplete (a.) Not complete; not filled up; not finished; not having all its parts, or not having them all adjusted; imperfect; defective.
Incomplete (a.) Wanting any of the usual floral organs; -- said of a flower.
Incomposed (a.) Disordered; disturbed.
Inconcinne (a.) Dissimilar; incongruous; unsuitable.
Inconcrete (a.) Not concrete.
Inconfused (a.) Not confused; distinct.
Inconstant (a.) Not constant; not stable or uniform; subject to change of character, appearance, opinion, inclination, or purpose, etc.; not firm; unsteady; fickle; changeable; variable; -- said of persons or things; as, inconstant in love or friendship.
Incoronate (a.) Crowned.
Incorporal (a.) Immaterial; incorporeal; spiritual.
Incrassate (v. t.) To make thick or thicker; to thicken; especially, in pharmacy, to thicken (a liquid) by the mixture of another substance, or by evaporating the thinner parts.
Incrassate (v. i.) To become thick or thicker.
Incrassate (a.) Alt. of Incrassated
Increasing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Increase
Increating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Increate
Incredible (a.) Not credible; surpassing belief; too extraordinary and improbable to admit of belief; unlikely; marvelous; fabulous.
Incredibly (adv.) In an incredible manner.
Incredited (a.) Uncredited.
Incremable (a.) Incapable of being burnt; incombustibe.
Increscent (a.) Increasing; growing; augmenting; swelling; enlarging.
Increscent (a.) Increasing; on the increase; -- said of the moon represented as the new moon, with the points turned toward the dexter side.
Incruental (a.) Unbloody; not attended with blood; as, an incruental sacrifice.
Incrusting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incrust
Incrustate (a.) Incrusted.
Incrustate (v. t.) To incrust.
Incubating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incubate
Incubation (n.) A sitting on eggs for the purpose of hatching young; a brooding on, or keeping warm, (eggs) to develop the life within, by any process.
Incubation (n.) The development of a disease from its causes, or its period of incubation. (See below.)
Incubation (n.) A sleeping in a consecrated place for the purpose of dreaming oracular dreams.
Incubative (a.) Of or pertaining to incubation, or to the period of incubation.
Incubatory (a.) Serving for incubation.
Incubiture (n.) Incubation.
Inculcated (imp. & p. p.) of Inculcate
Inculcator (n.) One who inculcates.
Inculpable (a.) Faultless; blameless; innocent.
Inculpably (adv.) Blamelessly.
Inculpated (imp. & p. p.) of Inculpate
Incumbency (n.) The state of being incumbent; a lying or resting on something.
Incumbency (n.) That which is physically incumbent; that which lies as a burden; a weight.
Incumbency (n.) That which is morally incumbent, or is imposed, as a rule, a duty, obligation, or responsibility.
Incumbency (n.) The state of holding a benefice; the full possession and exercise of any office.
Incumbered (imp. & p. p.) of Incumber
Incumbrous (a.) Cumbersome; troublesome.
Incunabula (pl. ) of Incunabulum
Incurrence (n.) The act of incurring, bringing on, or subjecting one's self to (something troublesome or burdensome); as, the incurrence of guilt, debt, responsibility, etc.
Incurvated (imp. & p. p.) of Incurvate
Indagation (n.) Search; inquiry; investigation.
Indagative (a.) Searching; exploring; investigating.
Indebtment (n.) Indebtedness.
Indecently (adv.) In an indecent manner.
Indecision (n.) Want of decision; want of settled purpose, or of firmness; indetermination; wavering of mind; irresolution; vacillation; hesitation.
Indecisive (a.) Not decisive; not bringing to a final or ultimate issue; as, an indecisive battle, argument, answer.
Indecisive (a.) Undetermined; prone to indecision; irresolute; unsettled; wavering; vacillating; hesitating; as, an indecisive state of mind; an indecisive character.
Indecorous (a.) Not decorous; violating good manners; contrary to good breeding or etiquette; unbecoming; improper; out of place; as, indecorous conduct.
Indefinite (a.) Not definite; not limited, defined, or specified; not explicit; not determined or fixed upon; not precise; uncertain; vague; confused; obscure; as, an indefinite time, plan, etc.
Indefinite (a.) Having no determined or certain limits; large and unmeasured, though not infinite; unlimited; as indefinite space; the indefinite extension of a straight
Indefinite (a.) Boundless; infinite.
Indefinite (a.) Too numerous or variable to make a particular enumeration important; -- said of the parts of a flower, and the like. Also, indeterminate.
Indelicacy (n.) The quality of being indelicate; want of delicacy, or of a nice sense of, or regard for, purity, propriety, or refinement in manners, language, etc.; rudeness; coarseness; also, that which is offensive to refined taste or purity of mind.
Indelicate (a.) Not delicate; wanting delicacy; offensive to good manners, or to purity of mind; coarse; rude; as, an indelicate word or suggestion; indelicate behavior.
Indentedly (adv.) With indentations.
Indentment (n.) Indenture.
Indentured (imp. & p. p.) of Indenture
Indesinent (a.) Not ceasing; perpetual.
Indevotion (n.) Want of devotion; impiety; irreligion.
Indicating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indicate
Indication (n.) Act of pointing out or indicating.
Indication (n.) That which serves to indicate or point out; mark; token; sign; symptom; evidence.
Indication (n.) Discovery made; information.
Indication (n.) Explanation; display.
Indication (n.) Any symptom or occurrence in a disease, which serves to direct to suitable remedies.
Indicative (a.) Pointing out; bringing to notice; giving intimation or knowledge of something not visible or obvious.
Indicative (a.) Suggestive; representing the whole by a part, as a fleet by a ship, a forest by a tree, etc.
Indicative (n.) The indicative mood.
Indicatory (a.) Serving to show or make known; showing; indicative; signifying; implying.
Indicatrix (n.) A certain conic section supposed to be drawn in the tangent plane to any surface, and used to determine the accidents of curvature of the surface at the point of contact. The curve is similar to the intersection of the surface with a parallel to the tangent plane and indefinitely near it. It is an ellipse when the curvature is synclastic, and an hyperbola when the curvature is anticlastic.
Indicolite (n.) A variety of tourma
Indictable (a.) Capable of being, or liable to be, indicted; subject to indictment; as, an indictable offender or offense.
Indictment (n.) The act of indicting, or the state of being indicted.
Indictment (n.) The formal statement of an offense, as framed by the prosecuting authority of the State, and found by the grand jury.
Indictment (n.) An accusation in general; a formal accusation.
Indifulvin (n.) A reddish resinous substance, obtained from indican.
Indifuscin (n.) A brown amorphous powder, obtained from indican.
Indigenous (a.) Native; produced, growing, or living, naturally in a country or climate; not exotic; not imported.
Indigenous (a.) Native; inherent; innate.
Indigently (adv.) In an indigent manner.
Indigested (a.) Not digested; undigested.
Indigested (a.) Not resolved; not regularly disposed and arranged; not methodical; crude; as, an indigested array of facts.
Indigested (a.) Not in a state suitable for healing; -- said of wounds.
Indigested (a.) Not ripened or suppurated; -- said of an abscess or its contents.
Indigested (a.) Not softened by heat, hot water, or steam.
Indigitate (v. i.) To communicative ideas by the fingers; to show or compute by the fingers.
Indigitate (v. t.) To point out with the finger; to indicate.
Indiglucin (n.) The variety of sugar (glucose) obtained from the glucoside indican. It is unfermentable, but reduces Fehling's solution.
Indignance (n.) Alt. of Indignancy
Indignancy (n.) Indignation.
Indigofera (n.) A genus of leguminous plants having many species, mostly in tropical countries, several of them yielding indigo, esp. Indigofera tinctoria, and I. Anil.
Indigrubin (n.) Same as Urrhodin.
Indilatory (a.) Not dilatory.
Indiligent (a.) Not diligent; idle; slothful.
Indirected (a.) Not directed; aimless.
Indirectly (adv.) In an direct manner; not in a straight
Indiscreet (a.) Not discreet; wanting in discretion.
Indiscrete (a.) Indiscreet.
Indiscrete (a.) Not discrete or separated; compact; homogenous.
Indisposed (imp. & p. p.) of Indispose
Indisputed (a.) Undisputed.
Indistancy (n.) Want of distance o/ separation; nearness.
Indistinct (a.) Not distinct or distinguishable; not separate in such a manner as to be perceptible by itself; as, the indistinct parts of a substance.
Indistinct (a.) Obscure to the mind or senses; not clear; not definite; confused; imperfect; faint; as, indistinct vision; an indistinct sound; an indistinct idea or recollection.
Inditement (n.) The act of inditing.
Individual (a.) Not divided, or not to be divided; existing as one entity, or distinct being or object; single; one; as, an individual man, animal, or city.
Individual (a.) Of or pertaining to one only; peculiar to, or characteristic of, a single person or thing; distinctive; as, individual traits of character; individual exertions; individual peculiarities.
Individual (n.) A single person, animal, or thing of any kind; a thing or being incapable of separation or division, without losing its identity; especially, a human being; a person.
Individual (n.) An independent, or partially independent, zooid of a compound animal.
Individual (n.) The product of a single egg, whether it remains a single animal or becomes compound by budding or fission.
Indivinity (n.) Want or absence of divine power or of divinity.
Indivision (n.) A state of being not divided; oneness.
IndoBriton (n.) A person born in India, of mixed Indian and British blood; a half-caste.
Indocility (n.) The quality or state of being indocile; dullness of intellect; unteachableness; intractableness.
Indogenide (n.) Any one of the derivatives of indogen, which contain that group as a nucleus.
Indolently (adv.) In an indolent manner.
Indophenol (n.) Any one of a series of artificial blue dyestuffs, resembling indigo in appearance, and obtained by the action of phenol on certain nitrogenous derivatives of quinone. Simple indophenol proper has not yet been isolated.
Indorsable (a.) Capable of being indorsed; transferable; convertible.
Indubitate (a.) Not questioned or doubtful; evident; certain.
Indubitate (v. t.) To bring into doubt; to cause to be doubted.
Inducement (n.) The act of inducing, or the state of being induced.
Inducement (n.) That which induces; a motive or consideration that leads one to action or induces one to act; as, reward is an inducement to toil.
Inducement (n.) Matter stated by way of explanatory preamble or introduction to the main allegations of a pleading; a leading to.
Inducteous (a.) Rendered electro-polar by induction, or brought into the opposite electrical state by the influence of inductive bodies.
Inductoria (pl. ) of Inductorium
Indulgence (n.) The act of indulging or humoring; the quality of being indulgent; forbearance of restrain or control.
Indulgence (n.) An indulgent act; favor granted; gratification.
Indulgence (n.) Remission of the temporal punishment due to sins, after the guilt of sin has been remitted by sincere repentance; absolution from the censures and public penances of the church. It is a payment of the debt of justice to God by the application of the merits of Christ and his saints to the contrite soul through the church. It is therefore believed to diminish or destroy for sins the punishment of purgatory.
Indulgence (v. t.) To grant an indulgence to.
Indulgency (n.) Indulgence.
Indulgiate (v. t.) To indulge.
Indurating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indurate
Induration (n.) The act of hardening, or the process of growing hard.
Induration (n.) State of being indurated, or of having become hard.
Induration (n.) Hardness of character, manner, sensibility, etc.; obduracy; stiffness; want of pliancy or feeling.
Indusiated (a.) Furnished with an indusium.
Industrial (a.) Consisting in industry; pertaining to industry, or the arts and products of industry; concerning those employed in labor, especially in manual labor, and their wages, duties, and rights.
Industries (pl. ) of Industry
Indwelling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indwell
Indwelling (n.) Residence within, as in the heart.
Inebriated (imp. & p. p.) of Inebriate
Inefficacy (n.) Want of power to produce the desired or proper effect; inefficiency; ineffectualness; futility; uselessness; fruitlessness; as, the inefficacy of medicines or means.
Inelegance (n.) Alt. of Inelegancy
Inelegancy (n.) The quality of being inelegant; want of elegance or grace; want of refinement, beauty, or polish in language, composition, or manners.
Inelegancy (n.) Anything inelegant; as, inelegance of style in literary composition.
Ineligible (a.) Not eligible; not qualified to be chosen for an office; not worthy to be chosen or prefered; not expedient or desirable.
Ineloquent (a.) Not eloquent; not fluent, graceful, or pathetic; not persuasive; as, ineloquent language.
Ineludible (a.) Incapable of being eluded or evaded; unvoidable.
Ineptitude (n.) The quality of being inept; unfitness; inaptitude; unsuitableness.
Ineptitude (n.) Absurdity; nonsense; foolishness.
Inequality (n.) The quality of being unequal; difference, or want of equality, in any respect; lack of uniformity; disproportion; unevenness; disparity; diversity; as, an inequality in size, stature, numbers, power, distances, motions, rank, property, etc.
Inequality (n.) Unevenness; want of levelness; the alternate rising and falling of a surface; as, the inequalities of the surface of the earth, or of a marble slab, etc.
Inequality (n.) Variableness; changeableness; inconstancy; lack of smoothness or equability; deviation; unsteadiness, as of the weather, feelings, etc.
Inequality (n.) Disproportion to any office or purpose; inadequacy; competency; as, the inequality of terrestrial things to the wants of a rational soul.
Inequality (n.) An expression consisting of two unequal quantities, with the sign of inequality (< or >) between them; as, the inequality 2 < 3, or 4 > 1.
Inequality (n.) An irregularity, or a deviation, in the motion of a planet or satellite from its uniform mean motion; the amount of such deviation.
Inequation (n.) An inequality.
Inequitate (v. t.) To ride over or through.
Inerringly (adv.) Without error, mistake, or deviation; unerringly.
Inertitude (n.) Inertness; inertia.
Inescation (n.) The act of baiting; allurement.
Inevasible (a.) Incapable of being evaded; inevitable; unavoidable.
Inevidence (n.) Want of evidence; obscurity.
Inevitable (a.) Not evitable; incapable of being shunned; unavoidable; certain.
Inevitable (a.) Irresistible.
Inevitably (adv.) Without possibility of escape or evasion; unavoidably; certainly.
Inexertion (n.) Want of exertion; want of effort; defect of action; indolence; laziness.
Inexistant (a.) Inexistent; not existing.
Inexistent (a.) Not having being; not existing.
Inexistent (a.) Inherent; innate; indwelling.
Inexorable (a.) Not to be persuaded or moved by entreaty or prayer; firm; determined; unyielding; unchangeable; inflexible; relentless; as, an inexorable prince or tyrant; an inexorable judge.
Inexorably (adv.) In an inexorable manner; inflexibly.
Inexpected (a.) Unexpected.
Inexpiable (a.) Admitting of no expiation, atonement, or satisfaction; as, an inexpiable crime or offense.
Inexpiable (a.) Incapable of being mollified or appeased; relentless; implacable.
Inexpiably (adv.) In an inexpiable manner of degree; to a degree that admits of no atonement.
Inexplicit (a.) Not explicit; not clearly stated; indefinite; vague.
Inexposure (n.) A state of not being exposed.
Inextended (a.) Not extended.
Infallible (a.) Not fallible; not capable of erring; entirely exempt from liability to mistake; unerring; inerrable.
Infallible (a.) Not liable to fail, deceive, or disappoint; indubitable; sure; certain; as, infallible evidence; infallible success; an infallible remedy.
Infallible (a.) Incapable of error in defining doctrines touching faith or morals. See Papal infallibility, under Infallibility.
Infallibly (adv.) In an infallible manner; certainly; unfailingly; unerringly.
Infamizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infamize
Infamously (adv.) In an infamous manner or degree; scandalously; disgracefully; shamefully.
Infangthef (n.) The privilege granted to lords of certain manors to judge thieves taken within the seigniory of such lords.
Infanthood (n.) Infancy.
Infantlike (a.) Like an infant.
Infarction (n.) The act of stuffing or filling; an overloading and obstruction of any organ or vessel of the body; constipation.
Infatuated (imp. & p. p.) of Infatuate
Infatuated (a.) Overcome by some foolish passion or desire; affected by infatuation.
Infausting (n.) The act of making unlucky; misfortune; bad luck.
Infeasible (a.) Not capable of being done or accomplished; impracticable.
Infectible (a.) Capable of being infected.
Infectious (a.) Having qualities that may infect; communicable or caused by infection; pestilential; epidemic; as, an infectious fever; infectious clothing; infectious air; infectious vices.
Infectious (a.) Corrupting, or tending to corrupt or contaminate; vitiating; demoralizing.
Infectious (a.) Contaminating with illegality; exposing to seizure and forfeiture.
Infectious (a.) Capable of being easily diffused or spread; sympathetic; readily communicated; as, infectious mirth.
Infelicity (n.) The state or quality of being infelicitous; unhappiness; misery; wretchedness; misfortune; want of suitableness or appropriateness.
Infelicity (n.) That (as an act, word, expression, etc.) which is infelicitous; as, infelicities of speech.
Inferiorly (adv.) In an inferior manner, or on the inferior part.
Infernally (adv.) In an infernal manner; diabolically.
Inferrible (a.) Inferable.
Infestuous (a.) Mischievous; harmful; dangerous.
Infidelity (n.) Want of faith or belief in some religious system; especially, a want of faith in, or disbelief of, the inspiration of the Scriptures, of the divine origin of Christianity.
Infidelity (n.) Unfaithfulness to the marriage vow or contract; violation of the marriage covenant by adultery.
Infidelity (n.) Breach of trust; unfaithfulness to a charge, or to moral obligation; treachery; deceit; as, the infidelity of a servant.
Infiltered (imp. & p. p.) of Infilter
Infiltrate (v. i.) To enter by penetrating the pores or interstices of a substance; to filter into or through something.
Infiltrate (v. t.) To penetrate gradually; -- sometimes used reflexively.
Infinitely (adv.) Without bounds or limits; beyond or below assignable limits; as, an infinitely large or infinitely small quantity.
Infinitely (adv.) Very; exceedingly; vastly; highly; extremely.
Infinitive (n.) Unlimited; not bounded or restricted; undefined.
Infinitive (n.) An infinitive form of the verb; a verb in the infinitive mood; the infinitive mood.
Infinitive (adv.) In the manner of an infinitive mood.
Infinitude (n.) The quality or state of being infinite, or without limits; infiniteness.
Infinitude (n.) Infinite extent; unlimited space; immensity; infinity.
Infinitude (n.) Boundless number; countless multitude.
Infinities (pl. ) of Infinity
Infirmness (n.) Infirmity; feebleness.
Inflammbly (adv.) In an inflammable manner.
Inflatable (a.) That may be inflated.
Inflecting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inflect
Inflection (n.) The act of inflecting, or the state of being inflected.
Inflection (n.) A bend; a fold; a curve; a turn; a twist.
Inflection (n.) A slide, modulation, or accent of the voice; as, the rising and the falling inflection.
Inflection (n.) The variation or change which words undergo to mark case, gender, number, comparison, tense, person, mood, voice, etc.
Inflection (n.) Any change or modification in the pitch or tone of the voice.
Inflection (n.) A departure from the monotone, or reciting note, in chanting.
Inflection (n.) Same as Diffraction.
Inflective (a.) Capable of, or pertaining to, inflection; deflecting; as, the inflective quality of the air.
Inflective (a.) Inflectional; characterized by variation, or change in form, to mark case, tense, etc.; subject to inflection.
Inflexible (a.) Not capable of being bent; stiff; rigid; firm; unyielding.
Inflexible (a.) Firm in will or purpose; not to be turned, changed, or altered; resolute; determined; unyieding; inexorable; stubborn.
Inflexible (a.) Incapable of change; unalterable; immutable.
Inflexibly (adv.) In an inflexible manner.
Inflicting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inflict
Infliction (n.) The act of inflicting or imposing; as, the infliction of torment, or of punishment.
Infliction (n.) That which is inflicted or imposed, as punishment, disgrace, calamity, etc.
Inflictive (a.) Causing infliction; acting as an infliction.
Influenced (imp. & p. p.) of Influence
Influencer (n.) One who, or that which, influences.
Inflential (a.) Exerting or possessing influence or power; potent; efficacious; effective; strong; having authority or ascendency; as, an influential man, station, argument, etc.
Influxious (a.) Influential.
Infoldment (n.) The act of infolding; the state of being infolded.
Informally (adv.) In an informal manner.
Infortuned (a.) Unfortunate.
Infracting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infract
Infraction (n.) The act of infracting or breaking; breach; violation; nonobservance; infringement; as, an infraction of a treaty, compact, rule, or law.
Infragrant (a.) Not fragrant.
Infrahyoid (a.) Same as Hyosternal (a).
Infrequent (a.) Seldom happening or occurring; rare; uncommon; unusual.
Infringing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infringe
Infucation (n.) The act of painting or staining, especially of painting the face.
Infumating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infumate
Infumation (n.) Act of drying in smoke.
Infuriated (imp. & p. p.) of Infuriate
Infuriated (a.) Enraged; furious.
Infuscated (a.) Darkened with a blackish tinge.
Infusorial (a.) Belonging to the Infusoria; composed of, or containing, Infusoria; as, infusorial earth.
Infusorian (n.) One of the Infusoria.
Infusories (pl. ) of Infusory
Ingeminate (a.) Redoubled; repeated.
Ingeminate (v. t.) To redouble or repeat; to reiterate.
Ingenerate (a.) Generated within; inborn; innate; as, ingenerate powers of body.
Ingenerate (v. t.) To generate or produce within; to begete; to engener; to occasion; to cause.
Inglorious (a.) Not glorious; not bringing honor or glory; not accompanied with fame, honor, or celebrity; obscure; humble; as, an inglorious life of ease.
Inglorious (a.) Shameful; disgraceful; ignominious; as, inglorious flight, defeat, etc.
Ingluvious (a.) Gluttonous.
Ingracious (a.) Ungracious; unkind.
Ingrafting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ingraft
Ingraining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ingrain
Ingrateful (a.) Ungrateful; thankless; unappreciative.
Ingrateful (a.) Unpleasing to the sense; distasteful; offensive.
Ingratiate (v. t.) To introduce or commend to the favor of another; to bring into favor; to insinuate; -- used reflexively, and followed by with before the person whose favor is sought.
Ingratiate (v. t.) To recommend; to render easy or agreeable; -- followed by to.
Ingratiate (v. i.) To gain favor.
Ingredient (n.) That which enters into a compound, or is a component part of any combination or mixture; an element; a constituent.
Ingredient (a.) Entering as, or forming, an ingredient or component part.
Ingression (n.) Act of entering; entrance.
Ingulfment (n.) The act of ingulfing, or the state of being ingulfed.
Ingustable (a.) Tasteless; insipid.
Inhability (n.) Unsuitableness; unaptness; unfitness; inability.
Inhabiting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inhabit
Inhabitant (n.) One who dwells or resides permanently in a place, as distinguished from a transient lodger or visitor; as, an inhabitant of a house, a town, a city, county, or state.
Inhabitant (n.) One who has a legal settlement in a town, city, or parish; a permanent resident.
Inhabitate (v. t.) To inhabit.
Inhalation (n.) The act of inhaling; also, that which is inhaled.
Inharmonic (a.) Alt. of Inharmonical
Inhearsing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inhearse
Inherently (adv.) By inherence; inseparably.
Inheriting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inherit
Inheritrix (n.) Same as Inheritress.
Inhibiting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inhibit
Inhibition (n.) The act of inhibiting, or the state of being inhibited; restraint; prohibition; embargo.
Inhibition (n.) A stopping or checking of an already present action; a restraining of the function of an organ, or an agent, as a digestive fluid or ferment, etc.; as, the inhibition of the respiratory center by the pneumogastric nerve; the inhibition of reflexes, etc.
Inhibition (n.) A writ from a higher court forbidding an inferior judge from further proceedings in a cause before; esp., a writ issuing from a higher ecclesiastical court to an inferior one, on appeal.
Inhibitory (a.) Of or pertaining to, or producing, inhibition; consisting in inhibition; tending or serving to inhibit; as, the inhibitory action of the pneumogastric on the respiratory center.
Inhumanity (n.) The quality or state of being inhuman; cruelty; barbarity.
Inhumation (n.) The act of inhuming or burying; interment.
Inhumation (n.) The act of burying vessels in warm earth in order to expose their contents to a steady moderate heat; the state of being thus exposed.
Inhumation (n.) Arenation.
Inimically (adv.) In an inimical manner.
Inimitable (a.) Not capable of being imitated, copied, or counterfeited; beyond imitation; surpassingly excellent; matchless; unrivaled; exceptional; unique; as, an inimitable style; inimitable eloquence.
Iniquitous (a.) Characterized by iniquity; unjust; wicked; as, an iniquitous bargain; an iniquitous proceeding.
Iniquities (pl. ) of Iniquity
Initialing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Initial
Initiating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Initiate
Initiation (n.) The act of initiating, or the process of being initiated or introduced; as, initiation into a society, into business, literature, etc.
Initiation (n.) The form or ceremony by which a person is introduced into any society; mode of entrance into an organized body; especially, the rite of admission into a secret society or order.
Initiative (a.) Serving to initiate; inceptive; initiatory; introductory; preliminary.
Initiative (n.) An introductory step or movement; an act which originates or begins.
Initiative (n.) The right or power to introduce a new measure or course of action, as in legislation; as, the initiative in respect to revenue bills is in the House of Representatives.
Initiatory (a.) Suitable for an introduction or beginning; introductory; prefatory; as, an initiatory step.
Initiatory (a.) Tending or serving to initiate; introducing by instruction, or by the use and application of symbols or ceremonies; elementary; rudimentary.
Initiatory (n.) An introductory act or rite.
Injudicial (a.) Not according to the forms of law; not judicial.
Injunction (n.) The act of enjoining; the act of directing, commanding, or prohibiting.
Injunction (n.) That which is enjoined; an order; a mandate; a decree; a command; a precept; a direction.
Injunction (n.) A writ or process, granted by a court of equity, and, insome cases, under statutes, by a court of law,whereby a party is required to do or to refrain from doing certain acts, according to the exigency of the writ.
Inkhornism (n.) Pedantry.
Inlagation (n.) The restitution of an outlawed person to the protection of the law; inlawing.
Inlapidate (v. t.) To convert into a stony substance; to petrity.
Inleaguing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inleague
Innateness (n.) The quality of being innate.
Innocently (adv.) In an innocent manner.
Innodating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Innodate
Innominate (a.) Having no name; unnamed; as, an innominate person or place.
Innominate (a.) A term used in designating many parts otherwise unnamed; as, the innominate artery, a great branch of the arch of the aorta; the innominate vein, a great branch of the superior vena cava.
Innovating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Innovate
Innovation (n.) The act of innovating; introduction of something new, in customs, rites, etc.
Innovation (n.) A change effected by innovating; a change in customs; something new, and contrary to established customs, manners, or rites.
Innovation (n.) A newly formed shoot, or the annually produced addition to the stems of many mosses.
Innovative (a.) Characterized by, or introducing, innovations.
Innubilous (a.) Cloudless.
Innumerous (a.) Innumerable.
Inobedient (a.) Not obedient; disobedient.
Inoceramus (n.) An extinct genus of large, fossil, bivalve shells,allied to the mussels. The genus is characteristic of the Cretaceous period.
Inoculable (a.) Capable of being inoculated; capable of communicating disease, or of being communicated, by inoculation.
Inoculated (imp. & p. p.) of Inoculate
Inoculator (n.) One who inoculates; one who propagates plants or diseases by inoculation.
Inofficial (a.) Not official; not having official sanction or authoriy; not according to the forms or ceremony of official business; as, inofficial intelligence.
Inopinable (a.) Not to be expected; inconceivable.
Inordinacy (n.) The state or quality of being inordinate; excessiveness; immoderateness; as, the inordinacy of love or desire.
Inordinate (a.) Not limited to rules prescribed, or to usual bounds; irregular; excessive; immoderate; as, an inordinate love of the world.
Inorganity (n.) Quality of being inorganic.
Inosculate (v. i.) To unite by apposition or contact, as two tubular vessels at their extremities; to anastomose.
Inosculate (v. i.) To intercommunicate; to interjoin.
Inosculate (v. t.) To unite by apposition or contact, as two vessels in an animal body.
Inosculate (v. t.) To unite intimately; to cause to become as one.
Inquietude (n.) Disturbed state; uneasiness either of body or mind; restlessness; disquietude.
Inquirable (a.) Capable of being inquired into; subject or liable to inquisition or inquest.
Inquirance (n.) Inquiry.
Inquisible (a.) Admitting judicial inquiry.
Inquisitor (n.) An inquisitive person; one fond of asking questions.
Inquisitor (n.) One whose official duty it is to examine and inquire, as coroners, sheriffs, etc.
Inquisitor (n.) A member of the Court of Inquisition.
Inracinate (v. t.) To enroot or implant.
Inregister (v. t.) To register; to enter, as in a register.
Insalutary (a.) Not salutary or wholesome; unfavorable to health.
Insalutary (a.) Not tending to safety; productive of evil.
Insaneness (n.) Insanity; madness.
Insanitary (a.) Not sanitary; unhealthy; as, insanitary conditions of drainage.
Insatiable (a.) Not satiable; incapable of being satisfied or appeased; very greedy; as, an insatiable appetite, thirst, or desire.
Insatiably (adv.) In an insatiable manner or degree; unappeasably.
Inscribing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inscribe
Inscrolled (imp. & p. p.) of Inscroll
Insectator (n.) A pursuer; a persecutor; a censorious critic.
Insecurely (adv.) In an insecure manner.
Insecurity (n.) The condition or quality of being insecure; want of safety; danger; hazard; as, the insecurity of a building liable to fire; insecurity of a debt.
Insecurity (n.) The state of feeling insecure; uncertainty; want of confidence.
Insecution (n.) A following after; close pursuit.
Inseminate (v. t.) To sow; to impregnate.
Insensible (a.) Destitute of the power of feeling or perceiving; wanting bodily sensibility.
Insensible (a.) Not susceptible of emotion or passion; void of feeling; apathetic; unconcerned; indifferent; as, insensible to danger, fear, love, etc.; -- often used with of or to.
Insensible (a.) Incapable of being perceived by the senses; imperceptible. Hence: Progressing by imperceptible degrees; slow; gradual; as, insensible motion.
Insensible (a.) Not sensible or reasonable; meaningless.
Insensibly (adv.) In a manner not to be felt or perceived; imperceptibly; gradually.
Insensuous (a.) Not sensuous; not pertaining to, affecting, or addressing, the senses.
Inseparate (a.) Not separate; together; united.
Inservient (a.) Conducive; instrumental.
Insessores (pl. ) of Insessor
Insessores (n. pl.) An order of birds, formerly established to include the perching birds, but now generally regarded as an artificial group.
Insidiator (n.) One who lies in ambush.
Insignment (n.) A token, mark, or explanation.
Insimulate (v. t.) To accuse.
Insinewing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insinew
Insinuated (imp. & p. p.) of Insinuate
Insinuator (n.) One who, or that which, insinuates.
Insipidity (n.) Alt. of Insipidness
Insipience (n.) Want of intelligence; stupidity; folly.
Insistence (n.) The quality of insisting, or being urgent or pressing; the act of dwelling upon as of special importance; persistence; urgency.
Insobriety (n.) Want of sobriety, moderation, or calmness; intemperance; drunkenness.
Insociable (a.) Incapable of being associated, joined, or connected.
Insociable (a.) Not sociable or companionable; disinc
Insociably (adv.) Unsociably.
Insolating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insolate
Insolation (n.) The act or process to exposing to the rays of the sun fro the purpose of drying or maturing, as fruits, drugs, etc., or of rendering acid, as vinegar.
Insolation (n.) A sunstroke.
Insolation (n.) Exposure of a patient to the sun's rays; a sun bath.
Insolently (adv.) In an insolent manner.
Insolidity (n.) Want of solidity; weakness; as, the insolidity of an argument.
Insolvable (a.) Not solvable; insoluble; admitting no solution or explanation; as, an insolvable problem or difficulty.
Insolvable (a.) Incapable of being paid or discharged, as debts.
Insolvable (a.) Not capable of being loosed or disentangled; inextricable.
Insolvency (n.) The condition of being insolvent; the state or condition of a person who is insolvent; the condition of one who is unable to pay his debts as they fall due, or in the usual course of trade and business; as, a merchant's insolvency.
Insolvency (n.) Insufficiency to discharge all debts of the owner; as, the insolvency of an estate.
Insomnious (a.) Restless; sleepless.
Insonorous (a.) Not clear or melodious.
Insouciant (a.) Careless; heedless; indifferent; unconcerned.
Inspecting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inspect
Inspective (a.) Engaged in inspection; inspecting; involving inspection.
Inspersion (n.) The act of sprinkling.
Inspeximus (n.) The first word of ancient charters in England, confirming a grant made by a former king; hence, a royal grant.
Insphering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insphere
Inspirable (a.) Capable of being inspired or drawn into the lungs; inhalable; respirable; admitting inspiration.
Inspirator (n.) A kind of injector for forcing water by steam. See Injector, n., 2.
Inspirtory (a.) Pertaining to, or aiding, inspiration; as, the inspiratory muscles.
Inspirited (imp. & p. p.) of Inspirit
Inspissate (v. t.) To thicken or bring to greater consistence, as fluids by evaporation.
Inspissate (a.) Thick or thickened; inspissated.
Installing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Install
Instancing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Instance
Instaurate (v. t.) To renew or renovate.
Insteeping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insteep
Instigated (imp. & p. p.) of Instigate
Instigator (n.) One who instigates or incites.
Instilling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Instill
Instituted (imp. & p. p.) of Institute
Instituter (n.) An institutor.
Institutor (n.) One who institutes, founds, ordains, or establishes.
Institutor (n.) One who educates; an instructor.
Institutor (n.) A presbyter appointed by the bishop to institute a rector or assistant minister over a parish church.
Instructed (imp. & p. p.) of Instruct
Instructer (n.) See Instructor.
Instructor (n.) One who instructs; one who imparts knowledge to another; a teacher.
Instrument (n.) That by means of which any work is performed, or result is effected; a tool; a utensil; an implement; as, the instruments of a mechanic; astronomical instruments.
Instrument (n.) A contrivance or implement, by which musical sounds are produced; as, a musical instrument.
Instrument (n.) A writing, as the means of giving formal expression to some act; a writing expressive of some act, contract, process, as a deed, contract, writ, etc.
Instrument (n.) One who, or that which, is made a means, or is caused to serve a purpose; a medium, means, or agent.
Instrument (v. t.) To perform upon an instrument; to prepare for an instrument; as, a sonata instrumented for orchestra.
Insuitable (a.) Unsuitable.
Insularity (n.) The state or quality of being an island or consisting of islands; insulation.
Insularity (n.) Narrowness or illiberality of opinion; prejudice; exclusiveness; as, the insularity of the Chinese or of the aristocracy.
Insulating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insulate
Insulation (n.) The act of insulating, or the state of being insulated; detachment from other objects; isolation.
Insulation (n.) The act of separating a body from others by nonconductors, so as to prevent the transfer of electricity or of heat; also, the state of a body so separated.
Insultable (a.) Capable of being insulted or affronted.
Insultment (n.) Insolent treatment; insult.
Insurancer (n.) One who effects insurance; an insurer; an underwriter.
Insurgence (n.) Alt. of Insurgency
Insurgency (n.) A state of insurrection; an uprising; an insurrection.
Intactible (a.) Alt. of Intactable
Intactable (a.) Not perceptible to the touch.
Intangible (a.) Not tangible; incapable of being touched; not perceptible to the touch; impalpable; imperceptible.
Intastable (a.) Incapable of being tasted; tasteless; unsavory.
Integrable (a.) Capable of being integrated.
Integrally (adv.) In an integral manner; wholly; completely; also, by integration.
Integrated (imp. & p. p.) of Integrate
Integrator (n.) That which integrates; esp., an instrument by means of which the area of a figure can be measured directly, or its moment of inertia, or statical moment, etc., be determined.
Integument (n.) That which naturally invests or covers another thing, as the testa or the tegmen of a seed; specifically (Anat.), a covering which invests the body, as the skin, or a membrane that invests a particular.
Intemerate (a.) Alt. of Intemerated
Intendancy (n.) The office or employment of an intendant.
Intendancy (n.) A territorial district committed to the charge of an intendant.
Intendedly (adv.) Intentionally.
Intendment (n.) Charge; oversight.
Intendment (n.) Intention; design; purpose.
Intendment (n.) The true meaning, understanding, or intention of a law, or of any legal instrument.
Intenerate (a.) To make tender or sensitive; to soften.
Intenerate (a.) Made tender or soft; softened.
Intensated (imp. & p. p.) of Intensate
Intentness (n.) The state or quality of being intent; close application; attention.
Interagent (n.) An intermediate agent.
Interaulic (a.) Existing between royal courts.
Interbrain (n.) See Thalamencephalon.
Interbreed (v. t. & i.) To breed by crossing different stocks of animals or plants.
Intercalar (a.) Intercalary.
Interceded (imp. & p. p.) of Intercede
Interceder (n.) One who intercedes; an intercessor; a mediator.
Interchain (v. t.) To link together; to unite closely or firmly, as by a chain.
Inrecision (n.) A cutting off, through, or asunder; interruption.
Interclose (v. t.) To shut in; to inclose.
Intercloud (v. t.) To cloud.
Interclude (v. t.) To shut off or out from a place or course, by something intervening; to intercept; to cut off; to interrupt.
Intercross (v. t. & i.) To cross each other, as
Intercross (v. t. & i.) To fertilize by the impregnation of one species or variety by another; to impregnate by a different species or variety.
Intercross (n.) The process or result of cross fertilization between different kinds of animals, or different varieties of plants.
Interested (imp. & p. p.) of Interest
Interested (v. t.) Having the attention engaged; having emotion or passion excited; as, an interested listener.
Interested (v. t.) Having an interest; concerned in a cause or in consequences; liable to be affected or prejudiced; as, an interested witness.
Interfered (imp. & p. p.) of Interfere
Interferer (n.) One who interferes.
Intergrave (v. t.) To grave or carve between; to engrave in the alternate sections.
Interhemal (a.) Alt. of Interhaemal
Interiorly (adv.) Internally; inwardly.
Interjoist (n.) The space or interval between two joists.
Interjoist (n.) A middle joist or crossbeam.
Interlaced (imp. & p. p.) of Interlace
Interlapse (n.) The lapse or interval of time between two events.
Interleave (v. t.) To insert a leaf or leaves in; to bind with blank leaves inserted between the others; as, to interleave a book.
Interlibel (v. t.) To libel mutually.
Interlobar (a.) Between lobes; as, the interlobar notch of the liver; the interlobar ducts of a gland.
Interloped (imp. & p. p.) of Interlope
Interloper (n.) One who interlopes; one who interlopes; one who unlawfully intrudes upon a property, a station, or an office; one who interferes wrongfully or officiously.
Interluded (a.) Inserted in the manner of an interlude; having or containing interludes.
Interluder (n.) An actor who performs in an interlude.
Interlunar (a.) Alt. of Interlunary
Intermarry (v. i.) To become connected by marriage between their members; to give and take mutually in marriage; -- said of families, ranks, castes, etc.
Intermedia (pl. ) of Intermedium
Intermezzo (n.) An interlude; an intermede. See Intermede.
Intermural (a.) Lying between walls; inclosed by walls.
Intermured (imp. & p. p.) of Intermure
Internally (adv.) Inwardly; within the enveloping surface, or the boundary of a thing; within the body; beneath the surface.
Internally (adv.) Hence: Mentally; spiritually.
Internasal (a.) Between the nasal cavities; as, the internasal cartilage.
Internment (n.) Confinement within narrow limits, -- as of foreign troops, to the interior of a country.
Internodal (a.) Of or pertaining to internodes; intervening between nodes or joints.
Interpause (n.) An intermission.
Interplace (v. t.) To place between or among; as, to interplace a name.
Interplead (v. i.) To plead against each other, or go to trial between themselves, as the claimants in an in an interpleader. See Interpleader.
Interpoint (v. t.) To point; to mark with stops or pauses; to punctuate.
Interposal (n.) The act of interposing; interposition; intervention.
Interposed (imp. & p. p.) of Interpose
Interposer (n.) One who, or that which, interposes or intervenes; an obstacle or interruption; a mediator or agent between parties.
Interposit (n.) An intermediate depot or station between one commercial city or country and another.
Interpubic (a.) Between the pubic bones or cartilages; as, the interpubic disk.
Interramal (a.) Between rami or branches; esp., between the mandibles, or rami of the lower jaw; intermandibular.
Interreign (n.) An interregnum.
Interrenal (a.) Between the kidneys; as, the interrenal body, an organ found in many fishes.
Interrenal (n.) The interrenal body.
Interrexes (pl. ) of Interrex
Interreges (pl. ) of Interrex
Interscind (v. t.) To cut off.
Intershock (v. t.) To shock mutually.
Interspace (n.) Intervening space.
Interstate (a.) Pertaining to the mutual relations of States; existing between, or including, different States; as, interstate commerce.
Interstice (n.) That which intervenes between one thing and another; especially, a space between things closely set, or between the parts which compose a body; a narrow chink; a crack; a crevice; a hole; an interval; as, the interstices of a wall.
Interstice (n.) An interval of time; specifically (R. C. Ch.), in the plural, the intervals which the canon law requires between the reception of the various degrees of orders.
Intertrigo (n.) A rubbing or chafing of the skin; especially, an abrasion or excoriation of the skin between folds, as in fat or neglected children.
Intertwine (v. t.) To unite by twining one with another; to entangle; to interlace.
Intertwine (v. i.) To be twined or twisted together; to become mutually involved or enfolded.
Intertwine (n.) The act intertwining, or the state of being intertwined.
Intertwist (v. t.) To twist together one with another; to intertwine.
Intervalla (pl. ) of Intervallum
Intervened (imp. & p. p.) of Intervene
Intervener (n.) One who intervenes; especially (Law), a person who assumes a part in a suit between others.
Intervenue (n.) Interposition.
Intervisit (v. i.) To exchange visits.
Intervital (a.) Between two lives.
Intervolve (v. t.) To involve one within another; to twist or coil together.
Interwoven (p. p.) of Interweave
Interweave (v. t.) To weave together; to intermix or unite in texture or construction; to intertwine; as, threads of silk and cotton interwoven.
Interweave (v. t.) To intermingle; to unite intimately; to connect closely; as, to interweave truth with falsehood.
Interworld (n.) A world between other worlds.
Interwoven () imp. & p. p. of Interweave.
Intestable (a.) Not capable of making a will; not legally qualified or competent to make a testament.
Intestinal (a.) Of or pertaining to the intestines of an animal; as, the intestinal tube; intestinal digestion; intestinal ferments.
Intestines (pl. ) of Intestine
Intextured (a.) Inwrought; woven in.
Inthralled (imp. & p. p.) of Inthrall
Inthronize (v. t.) To enthrone.
Intimacies (pl. ) of Intimacy
Intimating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intimate
Intimately (adv.) In an intimate manner.
Intimation (n.) The act of intimating; also, the thing intimated.
Intimation (n.) Announcement; declaration.
Intimation (n.) A hint; an obscure or indirect suggestion or notice; a remote or ambiguous reference; as, he had given only intimations of his design.
Intimidate (v. t.) To make timid or fearful; to inspire of affect with fear; to deter, as by threats; to dishearten; to abash.
Intinction (n.) The act of tingeing or dyeing.
Intinction (n.) A method or practice of the administration of the sacrament by dipping the bread or wafer in the wine and administering both together.
Intituling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intitule
Intolerant (a.) Not enduring; not able to endure.
Intolerant (a.) Not tolerating difference of opinion or sentiment, especially in religious matters; refusing to allow others the enjoyment of their opinions, rights, or worship; unjustly impatient of the opinion of those disagree with us; not tolerant; unforbearing; bigoted.
Intolerant (n.) An intolerant person; a bigot.
Intombment (n.) See Entombment.
Intonating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intonate
Intonation (n.) A thundering; thunder.
Intonation (n.) The act of sounding the tones of the musical scale.
Intonation (n.) Singing or playing in good tune or otherwise; as, her intonation was false.
Intonation (n.) Reciting in a musical prolonged tone; intonating, or singing of the opening phrase of a plain-chant, psalm, or canticle by a single voice, as of a priest. See Intone, v. t.
Intoxicant (n.) That which intoxicates; an intoxicating agent; as, alcohol, opium, and laughing gas are intoxicants.
Intoxicate (a.) Intoxicated.
Intoxicate (a.) Overexcited, as with joy or grief.
Intoxicate (v. t.) To poison; to drug.
Intoxicate (v. t.) To make drunk; to inebriate; to excite or to stupefy by strong drink or by a narcotic substance.
Intoxicate (v. t.) To excite to a transport of enthusiasm, frenzy, or madness; to elate unduly or excessively.
Intracolic (a.) Within the colon; as, the intracolic valve.
Intractile (a.) Not tractile; incapable of being drawn out or extended.
Intramural (a.) Being within the walls, as of a city.
Intramural (a.) Being within the substance of the walls of an organ; as, intramural pregnancy.
Intreasure (v. t.) To lay up, as in a treasury; to hoard.
Intreatful (a.) Full of entreaty.
Intrenched (imp. & p. p.) of Intrench
Intrepidly (adv.) In an intrepid manner; courageously; resolutely.
Intricable (a.) Entangling.
Intrigante (n.) A female intriguer.
Intriguing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intrigue
Intriguery (n.) Arts or practice of intrigue.
Introduced (imp. & p. p.) of Introduce
Introducer (n.) One who, or that which, introduces.
Introspect (v. t.) To look into or within; to view the inside of.
Intrudress (n.) A female intruder.
Intrusting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intrust
Intubation (n.) The introduction of a tube into an organ to keep it open, as into the larynx in croup.
Intumesced (imp. & p. p.) of Intumesce
Inundating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inundate
Inundation (n.) The act of inundating, or the state of being inundated; an overflow; a flood; a rising and spreading of water over grounds.
Inundation (n.) An overspreading of any kind; overflowing or superfluous abundance; a flood; a great influx; as, an inundation of tourists.
Inurbanity (n.) Want of urbanity or courtesy; unpolished manners or deportment; inurbaneness; rudeness.
Invaginate (v. t.) To insert as in a sheath; to produce intussusception in.
Invaginate (a.) Alt. of Invaginated
Invalidate (v. t.) To render invalid; to weaken or lessen the force of; to destroy the authority of; to render of no force or effect; to overthrow; as, to invalidate an agreement or argument.
Invalidism (n.) The condition of an invalid; sickness; infirmity.
Invalidity (n.) Want of validity or cogency; want of legal force or efficacy; invalidness; as, the invalidity of an agreement or of a will.
Invalidity (n.) Want of health; infirmity.
Invalorous (a.) Not valorous; cowardly.
Invaluable (a.) Valuable beyond estimation; inestimable; priceless; precious.
Invaluably (adv.) Inestimably.
Invariable (a.) Not given to variation or change; unalterable; unchangeable; always uniform.
Invariable (n.) An invariable quantity; a constant.
Invariance (n.) The property of remaining invariable under prescribed or implied conditions.
Inveighing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inveigh
Inveigling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inveigle
Invendible (a.) Not vendible or salable.
Inventible (a.) Capable of being invented.
Inventious (a.) Inventive.
Inventress (n.) A woman who invents.
Inveracity (n.) Want of veracity.
Invertedly (adv.) In an inverted order.
Invertible (a.) Capable of being inverted or turned.
Invertible (a.) Capable of being changed or converted; as, invertible sugar.
Invertible (a.) Incapable of being turned or changed.
Investient (a.) Covering; clothing.
Investment (n.) The act of investing, or the state of being invested.
Investment (n.) That with which anyone is invested; a vestment.
Investment (n.) The act of surrounding, blocking up, or besieging by an armed force, or the state of being so surrounded.
Investment (n.) The laying out of money in the purchase of some species of property; the amount of money invested, or that in which money is invested.
Inveteracy (n.) Firm establishment by long continuance; firmness or deep-rooted obstinacy of any quality or state acquired by time; as, the inveteracy of custom, habit, or disease; -- usually in a bad sense; as, the inveteracy of prejudice or of error.
Inveteracy (n.) Malignity; spitefulness; virulency.
Inveterate (a.) Old; long-established.
Inveterate (a.) Firmly established by long continuance; obstinate; deep-rooted; of long standing; as, an inveterate disease; an inveterate abuse.
Inveterate (a.) Having habits fixed by long continuance; confirmed; habitual; as, an inveterate idler or smoker.
Inveterate (a.) Malignant; virulent; spiteful.
Inveterate (v. t.) To fix and settle by long continuance.
Invigorate (v. t.) To give vigor to; to strengthen; to animate; to give life and energy to.
Invillaged (p. a.) Turned into, or reduced to, a village.
Invincible (a.) Incapable of being conquered, overcome, or subdued; unconquerable; insuperable; as, an invincible army, or obstacle.
Inviolable (a.) Not violable; not susceptible of hurt, wound, or harm (used with respect to either physical or moral damage); not susceptible of being profaned or corrupted; sacred; holy; as, inviolable honor or chastity; an inviolable shrine.
Inviolable (a.) Unviolated; uninjured; undefiled; uncorrupted.
Inviolable (a.) Not capable of being broken or violated; as, an inviolable covenant, agreement, promise, or vow.
Inviolably (adv.) Without violation.
Inviolated (a.) Not violated; uninjured; unhurt; unbroken.
Inviolated (a.) Not corrupted, defiled, or profaned; chaste; pure.
Invirility (n.) Absence of virility or manhood; effeminacy.
Inviscated (imp. & p. p.) of Inviscate
Invitation (n.) The act of inviting; solicitation; the requesting of a person's company; as, an invitation to a party, to a dinner, or to visit a friend.
Invitation (n.) A document written or printed, or spoken words, /onveying the message by which one is invited.
Invitation (n.) Allurement; enticement.
Invitatory (a.) Using or containing invitations.
Invitatory (n.) That which invites; specifically, the invitatory psalm, or a part of it used in worship.
Invitement (n.) Invitation.
Invocating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Invocate
Invocation (n.) The act or form of calling for the assistance or presence of some superior being; earnest and solemn entreaty; esp., prayer offered to a divine being.
Invocation (n.) A call or summons; especially, a judicial call, demand, or order; as, the invocation of papers or evidence into court.
Invocatory (a.) Making or containing invocation; invoking.
Involucral (a.) Pertaining to, possessing, or like, an involucrum.
Involucred (a.) Having an involucre, as umbels, heads, etc.
Involucret (n.) An involucel.
Involucrum (n.) See Involucre.
Involucrum (n.) A sheath which surrounds the base of the lasso cells in the Siphonophora.
Involution (n.) The act of involving or infolding.
Involution (n.) The state of being entangled or involved; complication; entanglement.
Involution (n.) That in which anything is involved, folded, or wrapped; envelope.
Involution (n.) The insertion of one or more clauses between the subject and the verb, in a way that involves or complicates the construction.
Involution (n.) The act or process of raising a quantity to any power assigned; the multiplication of a quantity into itself a given number of times; -- the reverse of evolution.
Involution (n.) The relation which exists between three or more sets of points, a.a', b.b', c.c', so related to a point O on the
Involution (n.) The return of an enlarged part or organ to its normal size, as of the uterus after pregnancy.
Inwardness (n.) Internal or true state; essential nature; as, the inwardness of conduct.
Inwardness (n.) Intimacy; familiarity.
Inwardness (n.) Heartiness; earnestness.
Knapbottle (n.) The bladder campion (Silene inflata).
Kneadingly (adv.) In the manner of one kneading.
Kneelingly (adv.) In a kneeling position.
Knickknack (n.) A trifle or toy; a bawble; a gewgaw.
Knifeboard (n.) A board on which knives are cleaned or polished.
Knife-edge (n.) A piece of steel sharpened to an acute edge or angle, and resting on a smooth surface, serving as the axis of motion of a pendulum, scale beam, or other piece required to oscillate with the least possible friction.
Knighthead (n.) A bollard timber. See under Bollard.
Knighthood (n.) The character, dignity, or condition of a knight, or of knights as a class; hence, chivalry.
Knighthood (n.) The whole body of knights.
Knightless (a.) Unbecoming a knight.
Knock-knee (n.) A condition in which the knees are bent in so as to touch each other in walking; inknee.
Knockstone (n.) A block upon which ore is broken up.
Knottiness (n.) The quality or state of being knotty or full of knots.
Knottiness (n.) Difficulty of solution; intricacy; complication.
Mnemonical (a.) Assisting in memory.
On-looking (a.) Looking on or forward.
Onomomancy (n.) See Onomancy.
Ontologist (n.) One who is versed in or treats of ontology.
Onwardness (n.) Progress; advancement.
Pneumatics (n.) That branch of science which treats of the mechanical properties of air and other elastic fluids, as of their weight, pressure, elasticity, etc. See Mechanics.
Pneumatics (n.) The scientific study or knowledge of spiritual beings and their relations to God, angels, and men.
Pneumology (n.) The science which treats of the lungs.
Snail-like (a.) Like or suiting a snail; as, snail-like progress.
Snail-like (adv.) In the manner of a snail; slowly.
Snakestone (n.) A kind of hone slate or whetstone obtained in Scotland.
Snakestone (n.) An ammonite; -- so called from its form, which resembles that of a coiled snake.
Snapdragon (n.) Any plant of the scrrophulariaceous genus Antirrhinum, especially the cultivated A. majus, whose showy flowers are fancifully likened to the face of a dragon.
Snapdragon (n.) A West Indian herb (Ruellia tuberosa) with curiously shaped blue flowers.
Snapdragon (n.) A play in which raisins are snatched from a vessel containing burning brandy, and eaten; also, that which is so eaten. See Flapdragon.
Sneakiness (n.) The quality of being sneaky.
Sneeringly (adv.) In a sneering manner.
Sneezeweed (n.) A yellow-flowered composite plant (Helenium autumnale) the odor of which is said to cause sneezing.
Sneezewood (n.) The wood of a South African tree. See Neishout.
Sneezewort (n.) A European herbaceous plant (Achillea Ptarmica) allied to the yarrow, having a strong, pungent smell.
Snickering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snicker
Snivelling () of Snivel
Snobocracy (n.) Snobs, collectively.
Snowballed (imp. & p. p.) of Snowball
Snow-blind (a.) Affected with blindness by the brilliancy of snow.
Snow-bound (a.) Enveloped in, or confined by, snow.
Snow-broth (n.) Snow and water mixed, or snow just melted; very cold liquor.
Snowplough (n.) An implement operating like a plow, but on a larger scale, for clearing away the snow from roads, railways, etc.
Snow-white (a.) White as snow; very white.
Snub-nosed (a.) Having a short, flat nose, slightly turned up; as, the snub-nosed eel.
Snuffingly (adv.) In a snuffing manner.
Snuggeries (pl. ) of Snuggery
Unableness (n.) Inability.
Unabridged (a.) Not abridged, or shortened; full; complete; entire; whole.
Unaccurate (a.) Inaccurate.
Unaffected (a.) Not affected or moved; destitute of affection or emotion; uninfluenced.
Unaffected (a.) Free from affectation; plain; simple; natural; real; sincere; genuine; as, unaffected sorrow.
Unambition (n.) The absence of ambition.
Unanswered (a.) Not answered; not replied; as, an unanswered letter.
Unanswered (a.) Not refuted; as, an unanswered argument.
Unanswered (a.) Not responded to in kind; unrequited; as, unanswered affection.
Unappalled (a.) Not appalled; not frightened; dauntless; undaunted.
Unapproved (a.) Not approved.
Unapproved (a.) Not proved.
Unartistic (a.) Inartistic.
Unassuming (a.) Not assuming; not bold or forward; not arrogant or presuming; humble; modest; retiring; as, an unassuming youth; unassuming manners.
Unatonable (a.) Not capable of being brought into harmony; irreconcilable.
Unatonable (a.) Incapable of being atoned for; inexpiable.
Unattached (a.) Not attached; not adhering; having no engagement; free.
Unattached (a.) Not assigned to any company or regiment.
Unattached (a.) Not taken or arrested.
Unbalanced (a.) Not balanced; not in equipoise; having no counterpoise, or having insufficient counterpoise.
Unbalanced (a.) Not adjusted; not settled; not brought to an equality of debt and credit; as, an unbalanced account; unbalanced books.
Unbalanced (a.) Being, or being thrown, out of equilibrium; hence, disordered or deranged in sense; unsteady; unsound; as, an unbalanced mind.
Unbecoming (a.) Not becoming; unsuitable; unfit; indecorous; improper.
Unbedinned (a.) Not filled with din.
Unbegotten (a.) Not begot; not yet generated; also, having never been generated; self-existent; eternal.
Unbeguiled (imp. & p. p.) of Unbeguile
Unbehovely (a.) Not behooving or becoming; unseemly.
Unbelieved (a.) Not believed; disbelieved.
Unbeliever (n.) One who does not believe; an incredulous person; a doubter; a skeptic.
Unbeliever (n.) A disbeliever; especially, one who does not believe that the Bible is a divine revelation, and holds that Christ was neither a divine nor a supernatural person; an infidel; a freethinker.
Unbereaven (a.) Unbereft.
Unblestful (a.) Unblessed.
Unblushing (a.) Not blushing; shameless.
Unborrowed (a.) Not borrowed; being one's own; native; original.
Unbosoming (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Unbosom
Unbottomed (a.) Deprived of a bottom.
Unbottomed (a.) Having no bottom; bottomless.
Unbowelled () of Unbowel
Unboweling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Unbowel
Unbreathed (a.) Not breathed.
Unbreathed (a.) Not exercised; unpracticed.
Unbreeched (imp. & p. p.) of Unbreech
Unbreching (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Unbreech
Unburiable (a.) Not ready or not proper to be buried.
Uncanonize (v. t.) To deprive of canonical authority.
Uncanonize (v. t.) To reduce from the rank of a canonized saint.
Uncardinal (v. t.) To degrade from the cardinalship.
Uncautious (a.) Incautious.
Unceasable (a.) Not capable of being ended; unceasing.
Unchaplain (v. t.) To remove from a chaplaincy.
Unchastity (n.) The quality or state of being unchaste; lewdness; incontinence.
Unchristen (v. t.) To render unchristian.
Uncivility (n.) Incivility.
Uncloister (v. t.) To release from a cloister, or from confinement or seclusion; to set free; to liberate.
Uncomplete (a.) Incomplete.
Unconfound (v. t.) To free from a state of confusion, or of being confounded.
Unconstant (a.) Not constant; inconstant; fickle; changeable.
Uncovering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Uncover
Uncredible (a.) Incredible.
Unctuosity (n.) Quality or state of being unctuous.
Unculpable (a.) Inculpable; not blameworthy.
Uncurbable (a.) Not capable of being curbed.
Uncustomed (a.) Uncustomable; also, not having paid duty or customs.
Undecisive (a.) Indecisive.
Undeniable (a.) Not deniable; incapable of denial; palpably true; indisputable; obvious; as, undeniable evidence.
Undeniable (a.) Unobjectionable; unquestionably excellent; as, a person of undeniable connections.
Undeniably (adv.) In an undeniable manner.
Underactor (n.) A subordinate actor.
Underagent (n.) A subordinate agent.
Underboard (adv.) Under the board, or table; hence, secretly; unfairly; underhand. See the Note under Aboveboard.
Underbrace (v. t.) To brace, fasten, or bind underneath or below.
Underbrush (n.) Shrubs, small trees, and the like, in a wood or forest, growing beneath large trees; undergrowth.
Underchaps (n. pl.) The lower chaps or jaw.
Undercliff (n.) A subordinate cliff on a shore, consisting of material that has fallen from the higher cliff above.
Undercraft (n.) A sly trick or device; as, an undercraft of authors.
Undercreep (v. i.) To creep secretly or privily.
Undercrest (v. t.) To support as a crest; to bear.
Undercroft (n.) A subterranean room of any kind; esp., one under a church (see Crypt), or one used as a chapel or for any sacred purpose.
Underdelve (v. t.) To delve under.
Underditch (v. t.) To dig an underground ditches in, so as to drain the surface; to underdrain; as, to underditch a field or a farm.
Underdrain (n.) An underground drain or trench with openings through which the water may percolate from the soil or ground above.
Underdrain (v. t.) To drain by forming an underdrain or underdrains in; as, to underdrain land.
Underglaze (a.) Applied under the glaze, that is, before the glaze, that is, before the glaze is put on; fitted to be so applied; -- said of colors in porcelain painting.
Undergoing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Undergo
Undergroan (v. t.) To groan beneath.
Undergrove (n.) A grove of shrubs or low trees under taller ones.
Undergrown (a.) Of small stature; not grown to a full height or size.
Underheave (v. i.) To heave or lift from below.
Underlayer (n.) One who, or that which, underlays or is underlaid; a lower layer.
Underlayer (n.) A perpendicular shaft sunk to cut the lode at any required depth.
Underlease (n.) A lease granted by a tenant or lessee; especially, a lease granted by one who is himself a lessee for years, for any fewer or less number of years than he himself holds; a sublease.
Underlying (a.) Lying under or beneath; hence, fundamental; as, the underlying strata of a locality; underlying principles.
Undermatch (n.) One who is not a match for another.
Underminer (n.) One who undermines.
Undermirth (n.) Suppressed or concealed mirth.
Underneath (adv.) Beneath; below; in a lower place; under; as, a channel underneath the soil.
Underneath (prep.) Under; beneath; below.
Underpight () imp. of Underpitch.
Underpight (imp.) of Underpitch
Underpitch (v. t.) To fill underneath; to stuff.
Underpoise (v. t.) To weigh, estimate, or rate below desert; to undervalue.
Underprize (v. t.) To undervalue; to underestimate.
Underproof (a.) Containing less alcohol than proof spirit. See Proof spirit, under Spirit.
Underscore (v. t.) To draw a mark or
Undershirt (n.) A shirt worn next the skin, under another shirt; -- called also undervest.
Undershoot (v. t.) To shoot short of (a mark).
Undershrub (a.) Partly shrublike.
Undersized (a.) Of a size less than is common.
Underskirt (n.) A petticoat; the foundation skirt of a draped dress.
Underspend (v. t.) To spend less than.
Underspore (v. t.) To raise with a spar, or piece of wood, used as a lever.
Understair (a.) Of or pertaining to the kitchen, or the servants' quarters; hence, subordinate; menial.
Understood (imp. & p. p.) of Understand
Understand (v. t.) To have just and adequate ideas of; to apprehended the meaning or intention of; to have knowledge of; to comprehend; to know; as, to understand a problem in Euclid; to understand a proposition or a declaration; the court understands the advocate or his argument; to understand the sacred oracles; to understand a nod or a wink.
Understand (v. t.) To be apprised, or have information, of; to learn; to be informed of; to hear; as, I understand that Congress has passed the bill.
Understand (v. t.) To recognize or hold as being or signifying; to suppose to mean; to interpret; to explain.
Understand (v. t.) To mean without expressing; to imply tacitly; to take for granted; to assume.
Understand (v. t.) To stand under; to support.
Understand (v. i.) To have the use of the intellectual faculties; to be an intelligent being.
Understand (v. i.) To be informed; to have or receive knowledge.
Understate (v. t.) To state or represent less strongly than may be done truthfully.
Understock (v. t.) To supply insufficiently with stock.
Understood () imp. & p. p. of Understand.
Understudy (v. t. & i.) To study, as another actor's part, in order to be his substitute in an emergency; to study another actor's part.
Understudy (n.) One who studies another's part with a view to assuming it in an emergency.
Undertaken (p. p.) of Undertake
Undertaker (n.) One who undertakes; one who engages in any project or business.
Undertaker (n.) One who stipulates or covenants to perform any work for another; a contractor.
Undertaker (n.) Specifically, one who takes the charge and management of funerals.
Undertaxed (a.) Taxed too little, or at a lower rate than others.
Underthing (n.) Something that is inferior and of little worth.
Undervalue (v. t.) To value, rate, or estimate below the real worth; to depreciate.
Undervalue (v. t.) To esteem lightly; to treat as of little worth; to hold in mean estimation; to despise.
Undervalue (n.) A low rate or price; a price less than the real worth; undervaluation.
Underverse (n.) The lower or second verse.
Underworld (n.) The lower of inferior world; the world which is under the heavens; the earth.
Underworld (n.) The mythological place of departed souls; Hades.
Underworld (n.) The portion of the world which is below the horizon; the opposite side of the world; the antipodes.
Underworld (n.) The inferior part of mankind.
Underwrote (imp.) of Underwrite
Underwrite (v. t.) To write under something else; to subscribe.
Underwrite (v. t.) To subscribe one's name to for insurance, especially for marine insurance; to write one's name under, or set one's name to, as a policy of insurance, for the purpose of becoming answerable for loss or damage, on consideration of receiving a certain premium per cent; as, individuals, as well as companies, may underwrite policies of insurance.
Underwrite (v. i.) To practice the business of insuring; to take a risk of insurance on a vessel or the like.
Undeserver (n.) One of no merit; one who is nor deserving or worthy.
Undevotion (n.) Absence or want of devotion.
Undigenous (a.) Generated by water.
Undiocesed (a.) Unprovided with a diocese; having no diocese.
Undirected (a.) Not directed; not guided; left without direction.
Undirected (a.) Not addressed; not superscribed, as a letter.
Undirected (a.) Misdirected; misled; led astray.
Undirectly (adv.) Indirectly.
Undisclose (v. t.) To keep close or secret.
Undiscreet (a.) Indiscreet.
Undividual (a.) Indivisible.
Undulating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Undulate
Undulating (a.) Rising and falling like waves; resembling wave form or motion; undulatory; rolling; wavy; as, an undulating medium; undulating ground.
Undulation (n.) The act of undulating; a waving motion or vibration; as, the undulations of a fluid, of water, or of air; the undulations of sound.
Undulation (n.) A wavy appearance or out
Undulation (n.) The tremulous tone produced by a peculiar pressure of the finger on a string, as of a violin.
Undulation (n.) The pulsation caused by the vibrating together of two tones not quite in unison; -- called also beat.
Undulation (n.) A motion to and fro, up and down, or from side to side, in any fluid or elastic medium, propagated continuously among its particles, but with no translation of the particles themselves in the direction of the propagation of the wave; a wave motion; a vibration.
Undulative (a.) Consisting in, or accompanied by, undulations; undulatory.
Undulatory (a.) Moving in the manner of undulations, or waves; resembling the motion of waves, which successively rise or swell rise or swell and fall; pertaining to a propagated alternating motion, similar to that of waves.
Unearthing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Unearth
Uneasiness (n.) The quality or state of being uneasy; restlessness; disquietude; anxiety.
Uneasiness (n.) The quality of making uneasy; discomfort; as, the uneasiness of the road.
Unefectual (a.) Ineffectual.
Uneligible (a.) Ineligible.
Unembodied (a.) Free from a corporeal body; disembodied; as, unembodied spirits.
Unembodied (a.) Not embodied; not collected into a body; not yet organized; as, unembodied militia.
Unemployed (a.) Not employed in manual or other labor; having no regular work.
Unemployed (a.) Not invested or used; as, unemployed capital.
Unencumber (v. t.) To free from incumbrance; to disencumber.
Unentangle (v. t.) To disentangle.
Unerringly (adv.) In an unerring manner.
Unevitable (a.) Inevitable.
Unexampled (a.) Having no example or similar case; being without precedent; unprecedented; unparalleled.
Unexpected (a.) Not expected; coming without warning; sudden.
Unexpertly (adv.) In an unexpert manner.
Unfailable (a.) Infallible.
Unfaithful (a.) Not faithful; not observant of promises, vows, allegiance, or duty; violating trust or confidence; treacherous; perfidious; as, an unfaithful subject; an unfaithful agent or servant.
Unfaithful (a.) Not possessing faith; infidel.
Unfalcated (a.) Not falcated, or hooked.
Unfalcated (a.) Having no deductions; not curtailed, or shortened; undiminished.
Unfallible (a.) Infallible.
Unfathered (a.) Having no father; fatherless; hence, born contrary to nature.
Unfathered (a.) Having no acknowledged father; hence, illegitimate; spurious; bastard.
Unfeatured (a.) Wanting regular features; deformed.
Unfellowed (a.) Being without a fellow; unmatched; unmated.
Unfestlich (a.) Unfit for a feast; hence, jaded; worn.
Unfinished (a.) Not finished, not brought to an end; imperfect; incomplete; left in the rough; wanting the last hand or touch; as, an unfinished house; an unfinished picture; an unfinished iron casting.
Unfirmness (n.) Infirmness.
Unflexible (a.) Inflexible.
Unfoldment (n.) The acct of unfolding, or the state of being unfolded.
Unfrequent (a.) Infrequent.
Unfrequent (v. t.) To cease to frequent.
Unfriended (a.) Wanting friends; not befriended; not countenanced or supported.
Unfriendly (a.) Not friendly; not kind or benevolent; hostile; as, an unfriendly neighbor.
Unfriendly (a.) Not favorable; not adapted to promote or support any object; as, weather unfriendly to health.
Unfruitful (a.) Not producing fruit or offspring; unproductive; infertile; barren; sterile; as, an unfruitful tree or animal; unfruitful soil; an unfruitful life or effort.
Ungenerous (a.) Not generous; illiberal; ignoble; unkind; dishonorable.
Ungka-puti (n.) The agile gibbon; -- called also ungka-pati, and ungka-etam. See Gibbon.
Unglorious (a.) Inglorious.
Ungraceful (a.) Not graceful; not marked with ease and dignity; deficient in beauty and elegance; inelegant; awkward; as, ungraceful manners; ungraceful speech.
Ungracious (a.) Not gracious; showing no grace or kindness; being without good will; unfeeling.
Ungracious (a.) Having no grace; graceless; wicked.
Ungracious (a.) Not well received; offensive; unpleasing; unacceptable; not favored.
Ungrateful (a.) Not grateful; not thankful for favors; making no returns, or making ill return for kindness, attention, etc.; ingrateful.
Ungrateful (a.) Unpleasing; unacceptable; disagreeable; as, harsh sounds are ungrateful to the ear.
Unguentary (a.) Like an unguent, or partaking of its qualities.
Unguentous (a.) Unguentary.
Unguicular (a.) Of or pertaining to a claw or a nail; ungual.
Unhallowed (a.) Not consecrated; hence, profane; unholy; impious; wicked.
Unhandsome (a.) Not handsome; not beautiful; ungraceful; not comely or pleasing; plain; homely.
Unhandsome (a.) Wanting noble or amiable qualities; dishonorable; illiberal; low; disingenuous; mean; indecorous; as, unhandsome conduct, treatment, or imputations.
Unhandsome (a.) Unhandy; clumsy; awkward; inconvenient.
Unharbored (a.) Having no harbor or shelter; unprotected.
Unharbored (a.) Affording no harbor or shelter.
Unheard-of (a.) New; unprecedented; unparalleled.
Unhouseled (a.) Not having received the sacrament.
Unhumanize (v. t.) To render inhuman or barbarous.
Uniaxially (adv.) In a uniaxial manner.
Unicameral (a.) Having, or consisting of, a single chamber; -- said of a legislative assembly.
Unicentral (a.) Having a single center of growth.
Unicornous (a.) Having but a single horn; -- said of certain insects.
Unicostate (a.) Having a single rib or strong nerve running upward from the base; -- said of a leaf.
Uniflorous (a.) Bearing one flower only; as, a uniflorous peduncle.
Uniformism (n.) The doctrine of uniformity in the geological history of the earth; -- in part equivalent to uniformitarianism, but also used, more broadly, as opposed to catastrophism.
Uniformity (n.) The quality or state of being uniform; freedom from variation or difference; resemblance to itself at all times; sameness of action, effect, etc., under like conditions; even tenor; as, the uniformity of design in a poem; the uniformity of nature.
Uniformity (n.) Consistency; sameness; as, the uniformity of a man's opinions.
Uniformity (n.) Similitude between the parts of a whole; as, the uniformity of sides in a regular figure; beauty is said to consist in uniformity with variety.
Uniformity (n.) Continued or unvaried sameness or likeness.
Uniformity (n.) Conformity to a pattern or rule; resemblance, consonance, or agreement; as, the uniformity of different churches in ceremonies or rites.
Unilabiate (a.) Having one lip only; as, a unilabiate corolla.
Unilateral (a.) Being on one side only; affecting but one side; one-sided.
Unilateral (a.) Pertaining to one side; one-sided; as, a unilateral raceme, in which the flowers grow only on one side of a common axis, or are all turned to one side.
Uniliteral (a.) Consisting of one letter only; as, a uniliteral word or sign.
Unilocular (a.) Having one cell or cavity only; as, a unilocular capsule or shell.
Unimitable (a.) Inimitable.
Unimproved (a.) Not improved; not made better or wiser; not advanced in knowledge, manners, or excellence.
Unimproved (a.) Not used; not employed; especially, not used or employed for a valuable purpose; as, unimproved opportunities; unimproved blessings.
Unimproved (a.) Not tilled, cultivated, or built upon; yielding no revenue; as, unimproved land or soil.
Unionistic (a.) Of or pertaining to union or unionists; tending to promote or preserve union.
Uniovulate (a.) Containing but one ovule.
Uniphonous (a.) Having but one sound, as the drum.
Uniplicate (a.) Having, or consisting of, but one fold.
Uniseptate (a.) Having but one septum, or partition; -- said of two-celled fruits, such as the silicles of cruciferous plants.
Uniseriate (a.) Having one
Unisonance (n.) Accordance of sounds; unison.
Uniterable (a.) Not iterable; incapable of being repeated.
Univalence (n.) The quality or state of being univalent.
University (n.) The universe; the whole.
University (n.) An association, society, guild, or corporation, esp. one capable of having and acquiring property.
University (n.) An institution organized and incorporated for the purpose of imparting instruction, examining students, and otherwise promoting education in the higher branches of literature, science, art, etc., empowered to confer degrees in the several arts and faculties, as in theology, law, medicine, music, etc. A university may exist without having any college connected with it, or it may consist of but one college, or it may comprise an assemblage of colleges established in any place, wi
Univocally (adv.) In a univocal manner; in one term; in one sense; not equivocally.
Unkingship (n.) The quality or condition of being unkinged; abolition of monarchy.
Unlatching (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Unlatch
Unleavened (a.) Not leavened; containing no leaven; as, unleavened bread.
Unlikeness (n.) The quality or state of being unlike; want of resemblance; dissimilarity.
Unliquored (a.) Not moistened or wet with liquor; dry.
Unliquored (a.) Not in liquor; not intoxicated; sober.
Unmannerly (a.) Not mannerly; ill-bred; rude.
Unmannerly (adv.) Uncivilly; rudely.
Unmaterial (a.) Not material; immaterial.
Unmerciful (a.) Not merciful; indisposed to mercy or grace; cruel; inhuman; merciless; unkind.
Unmorrised (a.) Not arrayed in the dress of a morris dancer.
Unmothered () Deprived of a mother; motherless.
Unnumbered (a.) Not numbered; not counted or estimated; innumerable.
Unobedient (a.) Disobedient.
Unordinate (a.) Disorderly; irregular; inordinate.
Unossified (a.) Destitute of a bony structure.
Unpaganize (v. t.) To cause to cease to be pagan; to divest of pagan character.
Unparadise (v. t.) To deprive of happiness like that of paradise; to render unhappy.
Unparented (a.) Having no parent, or no acknowledged parent.
Unpassable (a.) Impassable.
Unpatience (n.) Impatience.
Unpeerable (a.) Incapable of having a peer, or equal.
Unpenitent (a.) Impenitent.
Unpitousty (n.) Impiety.
Unplacable (a.) Implacable.
Unplausive (a.) Not approving; disapproving.
Unpleasant (a.) Not pleasant; not amiable or agreeable; displeasing; offensive.
Unpleasive (a.) Unpleasant.
Unpolicied (a.) Not having civil polity, or a regular form of government.
Unpolicied (a.) Impolitic; imprudent.
Unportuous (a.) Having no ports.
Unpossible (a.) Impossible.
Unpowerful (a.) Not powerful; weak.
Unprayable (a.) Not to be influenced or moved by prayers; obdurate.
Unprelated (a.) Deposed from the office of prelate.
Unprizable (a.) Not prized or valued; being without value.
Unprizable (a.) Invaluable; being beyond estimation.
Unprobably (adv.) Improbably.
Unprobably (adv.) In a manner not to be approved of; improperly.
Unprofited (a.) Profitless.
Unprudence (n.) Imprudence.
Unquietude (n.) Uneasiness; inquietude.
Unreasoned (a.) Not supported by reason; unreasonable.
Unrecuring (a.) Incurable.
Unredeemed (a.) Not redeemed.
Unreliable (a.) Not reliable; untrustworthy. See Reliable.
Unreproved (a.) Not reproved.
Unreproved (a.) Not having incurred reproof, blameless.
Unreserved (a.) Not reserved; not kept back; not withheld in part; unrestrained.
Unresisted (a.) Not resisted; unopposed.
Unresisted (a.) Resistless; as, unresisted fate.
Unrevenued (a.) Not furnished with a revenue.
Unreverend (a.) Not reverend.
Unreverend (a.) Disrespectful; irreverent.
Unreverent (a.) Irreverent.
Unripeness (n.) Quality or state of being unripe.
Unruinated (a.) Not ruined or destroyed.
Unruliment (n.) Unru
Unsatiable (a.) Insatiable.
Unscapable (a.) Not be escaped; inevitable.
Unsceptred (a.) Having no scepter.
Unsceptred (a.) Deprived of a scepter.
Unseasoned (a.) Not seasoned.
Unseasoned (a.) Untimely; ill-timed.
Unseconded (a.) Not seconded; not supported, aided, or assisted; as, the motion was unseconded; the attempt was unseconded.
Unseconded (a.) Not exemplified a second time.
Unsensible (a.) Insensible.
Unshakable (a.) Not capable of being shaken; firm; fixed.
Unshipment (n.) The act of unshipping, or the state of being unshipped; displacement.
Unshrubbed (a.) Being without shrubs.
Unsisterly (a.) Not sisterly.
Unskillful (a.) Not skillful; inexperienced; awkward; bungling; as, an unskillful surgeon or mechanic; an unskillful logician.
Unskillful (a.) Lacking discernment; injudicious; ignorant.
Unsociable (a.) Not sociable; not inc
Unsorrowed (a.) Not sorrowed for; unlamented.
Unspleened (a.) Deprived of a spleen.
Unstrained (a.) Not strained; not cleared or purified by straining; as, unstrained oil or milk.
Unstrained (a.) Not forced; easy; natural; as, a unstrained deduction or inference.
Unstrength (n.) Want of strength; weakness; feebleness.
Unstriated (a.) Nonstriated; unstriped.
Unswayable (a.) Not capable of being swayed.
Unsympathy (n.) Absence or lack of sympathy.
Untangible (a.) Intangible.
Untangibly (adv.) Intangibly.
Unthinking (a.) Not thinking; not heedful; thoughtless; inconsiderate; as, unthinking youth.
Unthinking (a.) Not indicating thought or reflection; thoughtless.
Untowardly (a.) Perverse; froward; untoward.
Untraveled (a.) Not traveled; not trodden by passengers; as, an untraveled forest.
Untraveled (a.) Having never visited foreign countries; not having gained knowledge or experience by travel; as, an untraveled Englishman.
Untreasure (v. t.) To bring forth or give up, as things previously treasured.
Untrenched (a.) Being without trenches; whole; intact.
Untrowable (a.) Incredible.
Untrustful (a.) Not trustful or trusting.
Untrustful (a.) Not to be trusted; not trusty.
Untruthful (a.) Not truthful; unveracious; contrary to the truth or the fact.
Unusuality (n.) Unusualness.
Unvaluable (a.) Invaluable; being beyond price.
Unvaluable (a.) Not valuable; having little value.
Unvariable (a.) Invariable.
Unveracity (n.) Want of veracity; untruthfulness; as, unveracity of heart.
Unviolable (a.) Inviolable.
Unvitiated (a.) Not vitiated; pure.
Unwariness (n.) The quality or state of being unwary; carelessness; heedlessness.
Unweighing (a.) Not weighing or pondering; inconsiderate.
Unwellness (n.) Quality or state of being unwell.
About the author
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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".