unwis

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From un- +‎ wīs. Cognate with Old Saxon unwīs, Old High German unwīs, Old Norse úvíss.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

unwīs

  1. unwise, foolish, stupid, dumb
  2. ignorant
  3. mad, insane

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: unwis

References[edit]

  • unwís in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary