upbearing

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English upberinge, upberynge, equivalent to upbear +‎ -ing.

Noun[edit]

upbearing (countable and uncountable, plural upbearings)

  1. A bearing up; support
  2. A surge or movement upward
    • 1893, Waldo Selden Pratt, ‎Arthur Lincoln Gillett, The Hartford Seminary Record, volume 3, page 149:
      One who is conscious of the strong upbearings and full onflowings of these mighty Scripture tides longs to see a keel that can reach and feel and indicate their presence and their strength.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English upberynge, upberande, equivalent to upbear +‎ -ing.

Verb[edit]

upbearing

  1. present participle of upbear

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