brainsickly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

brainsick +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

brainsickly (comparative more brainsickly, superlative most brainsickly)

  1. (obsolete) In a brainsick manner.
    • c. 1605, William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act II, Scene 2,[1]
      LADY MACBETH. [] You do unbend your noble strength, to think
      So brainsickly of things.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for brainsickly in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)