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Webster

English Word:

uneath


English Pronunciation:

un•eath


Adjective:


⇨Etymology

(Anglo-Saxon) uneá; un- not + eá easily, easy; akin to (Old Saxon) easy, (Old High German).


⇨Definition

Not easy; difficult; hard. (obsolete) Who he was, uneath was to descry. Spenser.



Adverb:


⇨Definition

Not easily; hardly; scarcely. (obsolete) Uneath may she endure the flinty streets. (Shakespeare)



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

From Middle English unethe, uneathe (“difficult, not easy”), from Old English unēaþe (“difficult, not easy”), equivalent to un- +‎ eath. More at eath, easy.


Adjective:

Adjective uneath not easy; hard Spenser Who he was, uneath was to descry.


Adverb:

Adverb uneath (archaic) Not easily; hardly, scarcely. Who he was, uneath was to descry. — Spenser. Uneath may she endure the flinty streets. — Shakespeare. (obsolete) Reluctantly, unwillingly. 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book VII: Ryght so Sir Launcelot departed with grete hevynes, that unneth he myght susteyne hymselff for grete dole-makynge.


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