awayward

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From away +‎ -ward.

Adverb[edit]

awayward (comparative more awayward, superlative most awayward)

  1. (obsolete) Turned aside.
  2. (obsolete) Away (of motion).
    • 1485, Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book XVIII:
      And therewithall he groned pyteuously and rode a grete walop awaywarde from them untyll he cam undir a woodys evyse.