impreparation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From im- +‎ preparation.

Noun[edit]

impreparation (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Lack of preparation.
    • (Can we date this quote by Richard Hooker and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      Which impreparation and unreadiness when then they find in us, they turn it to the soothing up of themselves in that cursed fancy, whereby they would fain believe that the hearty devotion of such as indeed fear God is nothing else but a kind of harmless error []

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 impreparation in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)