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un-stille

  • adjective
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un-stille, adj.
Not still, unquiet
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  • Unstille

    inquies,

      Ælfc. Gr. 9, 26; Zup. 52, 4.
of motion,
not at rest, moving
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  • Ðæt wæter unstille ǽghwider wolde tóscríþan, ne meahte hit on him selfum ǽfre gestandan,

      Met. 20, 92.
  • Sund unstille,

      Exon. Th. 338, 14; Gn. Ex. 78.
  • Swift wæs on fóre, dreág unstille winnende wéga,

      434, 24; Rä. 52, 5.
  • Eall ðiós unstille gesceaft,

      Bt. 39, 6; Fox 220, 23.
  • Ðæt unstille hweól (

    velox rota

    ) ðe Ixion wæs tó gebunden,
      35, 6; Fox 168, 31.
  • Ða unstillan woruldgesceafta,

      Met. 11, 19.
  • Ðara unstillena gesceafta styring ne mæg nó weorþan gestilled, ne eác onwend of ðam ryne ðe him geset is,

      Bt. 21; Fox 74, 3.
  • Ðú ðe ealle ða unstillan gesceafta tó ðínum willan ástyrast

    qui das cuncta moveri,

      33, 4; Fox 128, 9: Met. 20, 14.
liking movement (lit. or fig.), unquiet, restless; in a bad sense,
unruly
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  • Hé cwæð ðæt sió tunge wǽre unstille yfel

    lingua, inquietum malum,

      Past. 38; Swt. 281, 7.
  • Eh byð unstyllum ǽfre frófur, Runic pm. Kmbl. 343,

      9; Rún. 19.
  • Ða unstillan (

    inquietos

    ) hé sceal þreágean,
      R. Ben. 13, 12.
  • Nánwuht nis on ús unstilre and ungestæððigre ðonne ðæt mód

    nil in nobis est corde fugacius,

      Past. 38; Swt. 273, 11.
unquiet, disturbed
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  • Ðæt mǽden hæfde unstille niht,

      Ap. Th. 18, 27.
not at peace, troubled
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  • Hé wæs fram ðam áwyrgedan gáste unstille; and swá swýþe hé hine drehte, ðæt hé his sylfes nǽnig gemynd ne hæfde,

      Guthl. 13; Gdwin. 60, 12.
Etymology
[O. H. Ger. un-stilli inquiens, vacillans, inquietus.]
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v.  stille.
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  • un-stille, adj.