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INCH, insh, n. the twelfth part of a foot :) to confine: to surround: to put within power : want of suitable means: insuffi. proverbially, a small distance or degree. a case: to fence. [Fr.-L. includo, in ciency. -BY INCHES, by slow degrees. [A.S. clusus-in, in, and claudo, to shut.] INCOMPETENT, in - kom’pe - tent, adj. ynce, an inch L. uncia, the twelfth part INCLOSURE, in-klo'zhūr, n. act of inclos wanting adequate powers : wanting the of anything, an inch, also an ounce ing: state of being inclosed : that which proper qualificatious: insufficient.-adv.
(twelfth of a pound). Doublet OUNCE.] is inclosed: a space fenced off : that INCOM'PETENTLY. (Fr.-L. in, not, and INCH, insh, INCHED, insht, adj. contain- which incloses : a barrier.
COMPETENT.) ing inches. INCLUDE, in-klood', v.t. to close or shut
INCOMPLETE, in-kom-plēt', adj. imperINCHOATE, in'ko-āt, adj. only begun: un in : to embrace within limits: to con fect.—n. INCOMPLETE'NESS.—adv. INCOMfinished.-n. INCHOW'TION, beginning. tain: to comprehend. [L. includo, in
PLETE'LY. SL. in, not, and COMPLETE.] adj. INCHÖ'ATIVE, inceptive. (L. inchoo, clusus, in, in, and claudo, to shut. See
INCOMPLIANT, in-kom-pli'ant, INCOMinchoatus, to begin.] CLOSE.]
PLIABLE, in-kom-plī'a-bl, adj. not disINCIDENCE, in'si-dens, n. a falling upon : INCLUSION, in-klooʻzhun, n. act of in posed to comply : unyielding to request. the meeting of one body with another. cluding:
-n. INCOMPLI'ANCE.-adv. INCOMPLI'ANTANGLE OF INCIDENCE, the angle at which | INCLUSIVE, in-klõo'siv, adj., shutting in: LY. (L. in, not, and COMPLIANT.] a ray of light or radiant heat falls upon inclosing: comprehending the stated
INCOMPREHENSIBLE, in-kom-pre-hen'a surface. See INCIDENT.1
limit or extremes.-adv. INCLU'SIVELY. si-bl, adj. (Pr. Bk.) not to be compreINCIDENT, in'si-dent, adj., falling upon : INCOGNITO, in-kog'ni-to, adj., unknown :
hended or contained within limits : not fortuitous: liable to occur: naturally be
disguised. - adv. in concealment: in a capable of being understood: inconceivelonging.-n. that which falls out or hap
disguise : under an assumed title. (It. able.-ns. INCOMPREHENSIBIL'ITY, INCOMpens: an event: a subordinate action: an -L. incognitus-in, not, and cognitus,
PREHEN'SIBLENESS, INCOMPREHEN'SION, episode. [Fr.-L. incidens.) known-cognosco, to know.).
adv. INCOMPREHEN'SIBLY. [Fr.-L. in, INCIDENTAL, in-si-dent'al, adj., falling
INCOGNIZABLE, in-kog'niz-a-bl or inout: coming without design: occasional:
not, and COMPREHENSIBLE.
kon'iz-a-bl, adj. that cannot be known accidental. -adv. INCIDENT'ALLY.-n. IN
in-kom-pre-hen'. or distinguished. [Prefix in-, not, Cog siv, adj. limited.-n. INCOMPREHEN'SIVECIDENT'ALNESS. NIZABLE.
NESS. INCIPIENT, in-sip'i-ent, adj. beginning.adv. INCIPIENTLY.-ns. INCIP'IENCE, IN| INCOHERENCE, in-ko-hēr'ens, n. want of | INCOMPRESSIBLE, in-kom-pres'i-bl, adj.
not to be compressed into smaller bulk. CIP'IENCY. [Pr.p. of L. incipio.
coherence or connection: looseness of See
-n. INCOMPRESSIBIL'ITY. parts: want of connection : incongruity. INCEPTION.
(L. in, not, INCIRCLE, in-serk'l. Same as ENCIRCLE.
[Fr.-L. in, not, and COHERENCE.]
and COMPRESSIBLE.] INCISE, in-siz', v.t. to cut into : to cut or
INCOMPUTABLE, in-kom-pūt'a-bl, adj. gash : to engrave. [Fr. inciser-L. inconnected : loose : incongruous. - adv.
that cannot be computed or reckoned. cīdo, incisus-in, into, and codo, to cut. INCOHER'ENTLY.
(L. in, not, and COMPUTABLE.]
INCONCEIVABLE, in-kon-sēý'a-bl, adj. Cf. CÆSURA and EXCISION.]
INCOMBUSTIBLE, in-kom-bust’i-bl, adj. INCISION, in-sizh'un, n. the act of cutting incapable of being consumed by fire. - that cannot be conceived by the mind : into a substance: a cut: a gash.
ns. INCOMBUSTIBIL'ITY, INCOMBUST'IBLE incomprehensible. -n. INCONCEIV'ABLEINCISIVE, in-si'siv, adj. having the quali
NESS.—adv. INCOMBUST'IBLY. [L. in, not,
NESS. – adv. INCONCEIV'ABLY. [Fr.-L. ty of cutting into, or penetrating as with and COMBUSTIBLE.]
in, not, and CONCEIVABLE.] a sharp instrumenti trenchant: acute:
INCOME, in'kum, n. the gain, profit, or INCONCLUSIVE, in-kon-kloos'iv, adj. not sarcastic. [Fr. incisif-L. incisus.]
interest resulting from anything : reve settling a point in debate.-adv. INCONINCISOR, in-sī'zor, n. a cutting or fore nue. (E IN and COME.)
CLUS'IVELY.-n. INCONCLUS'IVENESS. (L. tooth.-adj. INCI'SORY. (L.)
INCOMMENSURABLE, in-kom-en'sū-ra-bl, in, not, and CONCLUSIVE.] INCITATION, in-si-tā'shun, n. the act of adj. having no common measure.-ns. INCONDENSABLE, in-kon-dens'a-bl, adj. inciting or rousing: that which stimu
INCOMMENSURABIL'ITY, INCOMMEN'SURA not to be condensed or made more dense lates to action: an incentive. (Fr.-L.
BLENESS.—adv. INCOMMEN'SURABLY. (Fr. or compact.-n. INCONDENSABIL'ITY. [L. See INCITE.] -L. in, not, and COMMENSURABLE.]
in, not, CONDENSABLE.] INCITATIVE, in-sit'a-tiv, n. a provocative :
INCOMMENSURATE, in-kom-en'sū-rāt, INCONGENIAL, in-kon-jē'ni-al, adj. una stimulant: an incitant. They all adj. not admitting of a common meas suitable : unsympathetic.-n. INCONGE'carried wallets, which, as appeared af. ure: not adequate : unequal.-adv. IN NIALITY. [See CONGENIAL.] terwards, were well provided with incito
INCONGRUOUS, in-kong'grõõ-us, adj. inatives, and such as provoke to thirst at INCOMMODE, in-kom-od', v.t. to cause
consistent: unsuitable.-n. INCONGRU'ITY. two leagues' distance."-Jarvis.
trouble or inconvenience to: to annoy: -adv. INCON'GRUOUSLY. [L. in, not, and INCITE, in-sīt', v.t. to rouse : to move the to molest. (Fr.-L. incommodo-incom
CONGRUOUS.] mind to action : to encourage : to goad. modus, inconvenient-in, not, and com INCONSEQUENT, in-kon'se-kwent, adj. -adv. INCIT'INGLY.-n. INCIT'ER. (Fr. modus. See COMMODIOUS.]
not following from the premises.-n. L. incito-in, and cito, to rouse-cieo, to
| INCOMMODIOUS, in-kom-ö'di-us, adj. in INCON'SEQUENCE. [L. in, not, and CONput in motion.]
convenient: annoying.-n. INCOMMO' SEQUENT.) INCITEMENT, in-sīt'ment. Same as IN DIOUSNESS.-adv. INCOMMO'DIOUSLY. [L. INCONSEQUENTIAL, in - kon-se-kwen'. CITATION. in, not, and COMMODIOUS.]
shal, adj. not regularly following from INCIVILITY, in-si-vil'i-ti, n, want of civil. INCOMMUNICABLE, in-kom-ūn'i-ka-bl, the premises: of little importance.-adv.
ity or courtesy: impoliteness : disre adj. that cannot be communicated or im INCONSEQUENTIALLY. spect: an act of discourtesy (in this sense parted to others.-ns. INCOMMUNICABIL' INCONSIDERABLE, in-kon-sid'er-a-bl, adj. has a pl., INCIVIL'ITIES). (L. in, not, and ĪTY, INCOMMUN'ICABLENESS.-adv. INCOM not worthy of notice: unimportant. CIVILITY.]
MUN'ICABLY. [Fr.-L. in, not, and COM adv. INCONSID'ERABLY. (Fr.-L. in, not, INCLEMENT, in-klem'ent, adj. unmerci. MUNICABLE.)
and CONSIDERABLE.) ful: stormy: very cold.-adv. INCLEM' INCOMMUNICATIVE, in-kom-un'i-kā-tiv, INCONSIDERATE, in-kon-sid'er-āt, adj. ENTLY.-n. INCLEM'ENCY. [Fr.-L. in, adj. not disposed to hold communion not considerate : thoughtless : inatten. not, and CLEMENT.]
with : unsocial. — adv. INCOMMUN'ICA tive. — adv. INCONSID'ERATELY. - n. ININCLINABLE, in-klín'a-bl, adj. that may TIVELY.
CONSID'ERATENESS. be inclined or bent towards : leaning: INCOMMUTABLE, in-kom-ūt'a-bl, adj. INCONSISTENT, in-kon-sist'ent, adj. not tending: somewhat disposed.-n. IN that cannot be commuted or exchanged. consistent: not suitable or agreeing with: CLIN'ABLENESS.
-ns. INCOMMUTABILITY, INCOMMUT'ABLE contrary: not uniform : irreconcilable.INCLINATION, in-kli-nā'sbun, n. the act NESS. — adv. INCOMMUT'ABLY. (Fr.-L. ns.INCONSIST'ENCE, INCONSIST'ENCY.-adv. of inclining or bending towards : ten in, not, and COMMUTABLE.]
INCONSIST'ENTLY. [L. in, not, and CONdency: natural aptness : favorable dis | INCOMPARABLE, in-kom'par-a-bl, adj. SISTENT.) position : affection : act of bowing: angle matchless.-n. INCOM'PARABLENESS.-adv. INCONSOLABLE, in-kon-sõl'a-bl, adj. not between two lines or planes.
INCOM'PARABLY. (Fr.-L. in, not, and to be comforted.-adv. INCONSOL`ABLY. INCLINE, in-klīn', v.i. to lean towards : to COMPARABLE.
[Fr.-L. in, not, and CONSOLABLE.] deviate from a line toward an object : to
INCOMPATIBLE, in-kom-pat'i-bl, adj. not | INCONSPICUOUS, in-kon-spik'ü-us, adj. be disposed : to have some desire.-v.t. consistent: contradictory :- pl. things not conspicuous : scarcely discernible. to cause to bend towards: to give a lean which cannot co-exist. -n. INCOMPATI adv. INCONSPIC'UOUSLY.-N. INCONSPIC'ing to: to dispose: to bend.-n. an in BIL'ITY.-adv. INCOMPATIBLY. (Fr.-L. VOUSNESS. clined plane: a regular ascent or descent. in, not, and COMPATIBLE.)
INCONSTANT, in-kon'stant, adj. subject (Fr.-L. inclino-in, towards, clino; cog. INCOMPETENCE, in-kom'pe-tens, IN to change : fickle.-N. INCON'STANCY. with Gr. klino, to bend, and E. lean.] COMPETENCY, in-kom'pe-ten-si, n. state adv. INCON'STANTLY. (Fr.-L. in, not, and INCLOSE, in-klõz', v.t. to close or shut in: of being incompetent: want of sufficient CONSTANT.]
INCONSUMABLE, in-kon-sūm'a-bl, adj. (L, incrasso, -atum-in, into, crasso, to -entis, pr.p. of incumbo, incubo, to lie that cannot be consumed or wasted. (L.) make thick-crassus, thick. See CRASS. | upon. See INCUBATE.] in, not, CONSUMABLE.]
INCRASSATIVE, in-kras'a-tiv, adj., thick INCUMBER, INCUMBRANCE. Same as INCONTESTABLE, in-kon-test'a-bl, adj. ening.-- n. that which has power to ENCUMBER, ENCUMBRANCE. too clear to be called in question : unde thicken.
INCUNABULA, in-kū-nab'u-la, n.pl. books niable.-adv. INCONTEST'ABLY. (Fr.-L. INCREASE, in-krēs', v.i. to grow in size : printed in the early period of the art, in, not, and CONTESTABLE.]
to become greater : to advance. -v.t. to before the year 1500. [L. incunabula, INCONTINENT, in-kon'ti-nent, adj. not
make greater ; to advance : to extend : (lit.)“swaddling-clothes," hence "beginrestraining the passions or appetites :
to aggravate. — IN'CREASE, n. growth: nings.” unchaste.-ns. INCON'TINENCE, INCON'TI
addition to the original stock: profit: INCUR, in-kur', v.t. to become liable to: NENCY.-adv. INCON'TINENTLY. (Fr.-L.
produce : progeny. [Through Norm. Fr. to bring on :-pr.p. incurr'ing ; pa.p. inin, not, and CONTINENT.]
from L. incresco-in, in, cresco, to grow.] curred'. (Lit. to run into, to fall upon ;
INCREDIBLE, in-kred'i-bl, adj. surpassing INCONTINENTLY, in-kon'ti-nent-li, adv.
L. incurro, incursum-in, into, curro, to belief.- adv. INCRED'IBLY.-n. INCREDI run.] immediately. [Same root as above. INCONTROLLABLE, in-kon-trôl'a-bl, adj.
BIL'ITY. (Fr.-L. in, not, and CREDIBLE. INCURABLE, in-kūr'a-bl, adj. not admit
See CREED.7 that cannot be controlled.-adv. INCON
ting of correction.-n. one beyond cure. INCREDULOUS, in-kredū-lus, adj. hard -ns. INCUR'ABLENESS, INCURABIL'ITY.TROLL'ABLY. [L. in, not, and CONTROLL
of belief: also, not easy to be believed ; INCUR'ABLY. [Fr.-L. in, not, and CURABLE.] INCONTROVERTIBLE, in-kon-tro-vert'i.
incredible. “No dram of a scruple, no ABLE.] bl, adj. too clear to be called in question.
INCURSION, in-kur'shun, n. a hostile inscruple of a scruple, no obstacle, no in
credulous or unsafe circumstance.” road. (Fr.-L. incursio-incurro.] -n. INCONTROVERTIBIL'ITY.-adv. INCON
Shak. — adv. INCRED'ULOUSLY. - N. IN INCURSIVE, in-kur'siv, adj. pertaining to TROVERT'IBLY. (L. in, not, and CONTROCREDU'LITY.
or making an incursion or inroad. VERTIBLE.)
INCREMENT, in'kre-ment, n. act of in- INCURVATE, in-kur'vāt, v.t. to curve or INCONVENIENCE, in-kon-vēn'yens, INCONVENIENCY, in-kon-vēn'yen-si, n.
creasing or becoming greater : growth : bend.-adj. curved in ward.—n. INCURVA'
that by which anything is increased : TION. [L. incurvo, incurvatum-in, in, the being inconvenient: want of con
(math.) the finite increase of a variable and curvus, bent. See CURVE.] venience: that which causes trouble or
quantity: (rhet.) an adding of particu INDEBTED, in-det'ed, adj. being in debt : uneasiness. — v.t. INCONVEN'IENCE, to
lars without climax (see 2 Peter i. 5-7). obliged by something received.-n. INtrouble or incommode.
[L. incrementum - incresco. See IN DEBT'EDNESS. (Fr.-L. in, in, and DEBT.) INCONVENIENT, in-kon'vēn'yent, adj. un CREASE.]
INDECENT, in-dē'sent, adj. offensive to suitable : causing trouble or uneasiness : INCRESCENT, in-kres'ent, adj. increasing: common modesty.-adv. ÍNDE'CENTLY.increasing difficulty : incommodious. growing. (L. in, and CRESCENT.)
n. INDE'CENCY. [Fr.-L. in, not, and adv. INCONVEN'IENTLY. [Fr.-L. in, not, | INCRIMINATE, in-krim'in-āt. Same as DECENT.) and CONVENIENT.]
INDECISION, in-de-sizh'un, n, want of deINCONVERTIBLE, in-kon-vert'i-bl, adj. INCRUST, in-krust', v.t. to cover with a cision or resolution; hesitation. [Fr.-L. that cannot be changed.-N. INCONVERT
crust or hard case : to form a crust on in, not, and DECISION.] IBIL'ITY. [L. in, not, and CONVERTIBLE.)
the surface of. (Fr.-L. incrust-o, -atus INDECISIVE, in-de-si'siv, adj. unsettled: INCONVINCIBLE, in-kon-vins'i-bl, adj. not
-in, on, and crusta. See CRUST.]
wavering.-adv. INDECI'SIVELY.-n. INcapable of conviction.-adv. INCONVINC'. INCRUSTATION, in-krus-tā'shun, n. act DECI'SIVENESS. IBLY. [L. in, not, and CONVINCIBLE.]
of incrusting : a crust or layer of any INDECLINABLE, in-de-klin'a-bl, adj. INCORPORATE, in-kor'po-rāt, v.t. to form thing on the surface of a body : an in (gram.) not varied by inflection.-adv. into a body : to combine into one mass : laying of marble, mosaic, etc.
INDECLIN'ABLY. [L. in, not, and DECLINto unite: to form into a corporation. INCUBATE, in'kū-bāt, v.i. to sit on eggs ABLE.) v.i. to unite into one mass : to become to hatch them. (Li incubo, -atum-in, INDECOMPOSABLE, in-de-kom-põz'a-bl, part of another body.-adj. united in one upon, cubo, to lie down.]
adj. that cannot be decomposed. [L. in, body: mixed. [L. incorporo, -atum-in, INCUBATION, in-kū-bā'shun, n. the act of not, and DECOMPOSABLE.] into, corporo, to furnish with a body. sitting on eggs to hatch them : (med.) INDECOROUS, in-de-ko'rus, adj. not be See CORPORATE.)
the period between the implanting of a coming: violating good manners.-adv. INCORPORATION, in-kor-po-rā'shun, n. disease and its development: the act of INDECO'ROUSLY. [L. in, not, and DEact of incorporating: state of being in sleeping for oracular dreams. “This COROUS. corporated : formation of a legal or polit place was celebrated for the worship of INDECORUM, in-de-ko'rum, n. want of deical body : an association with capital Æsculapius, in whose temple incubation, corum or propriety of conduct. [L. in, stock and under State supervision.
i.e. sleeping for oracular dreams, was not, and DECORUM.] INCORPOREAL, in-kor-põ'rē-al, adj. not practiced."-E. B. Tylor.
INDEED, in-dēd', adv. in fact: in truth: in having a body: spiritual.-adv. INCORPO' | INCUBATOR, in'kū-bă-tor, n. a machine reality. (E. IN and DEED.)
REALLY. [L. in, not, and CORPOREAL.) for hatching eggs by artificial heat. INDEFATIGABLE, in-de-fat'i-ga-bl, adj. INCORRECT, in-kor-ekt', adj. containing INCUBUS, in'kū-bus, n. a sensation during that cannot be fatigued or wearied out:
faults : not accurate : not according to sleep as of a weight lying on the breast, unremitting in effort: persevering.-adv. the rules of duty.-adv. INCORRECTLY. nightmare : any oppressive or stupefy INDEFATIGABLY.--n.INDEFAT'IGABLENESS. n. INCORRECT'NESS. (Fr.-L. in, not, and ing influence :-pl. IN'CUBUSES, INCUBI [Fr. – L. indefatigabilis - in, not, de, CORRECT.) (in'-kū-bī). [L.-incubo.]
down, and fatigo, to tire.] INCORRIGIBLE, in-kor'i-ji-bl, adj. bad be INCULCATE, in-kul'kāt, v.t. to enforce by INDEFEASIBLE, in-de-fēz’i-bl, adj. not
yond correction or reform.-ns. INCORR' frequent admonitions or repetitions.-n. to be defeated or made void.-adv. INIGIBLENESS, INCORRIGIBIL'ITY.- adv. IN INCUL'CATOR. [Lit. to tread or press in ; DEFEAS'IBLY.-n. INDEFEAS'IBILITY. (Fr. CORR'IGIBLY.
L. inculco, inculcatum-in, into, calco, -L. in, not, and DEFEASIBLE.] INCORRODIBLE, in-kor-od'i-bl, adj. not to tread-calx, the heel.)
INDEFECTIBLE, in-de-fekt'i-bl, adj. incaable to be rusted. [L. in, not, and COR- INCULCATION, in-kul-kā'shun, n. act of pable of defect: unfailing. [L. in, not, RODIBLE.] impressing by frequent admonitions.
and DEFECTIBLE.) INCORRUPT, in-kor-upt',adj. sound: pure : INCULPABLE, in - kul'pa-bl, adj. blame- | INDEFENSIBLE, in-de-fens'i-bl, adj. that not depraved : not to be tempted by less. — adv. ÍNCUL'PABLY. [L. in, not, cannot be maintained or justified.-adv. bribes. —adv. INCORRUPT'LY. [L. in, not, and CULPABLE.]
INDEFENS'IBLY. [L. in, not, and DEand CORRUPT.]
INCULPATE, in-kul'pāt, v.t. to bring into FENSIBLE.) INCORRUPTIBLE, in-kor-upt'i-bl, adj. not blame: to censure. -n. INCULPATION. INDEFINABLE, in-de-fīn'a-bl, adj. that
capable of decay : that cannot be bribed: [Low L. inculpo, inculpatum-L. in, into, cannot be defined.-adv. INDEFIN'ABLY. inflexibly just. -adv. INCORRUPT'IBLY. culpa, a fault. 1
(L. in, not, and DEFINABLE.] n. INCORRUPT'IBLENESS.
INCULPATORY, in-kul'pa-tor-i, adj. im- | INDEFINITE, in-def'i-nit, adj. not limited: INCORRUPTION, in-kor-up'shun, n. state puting blame.
not precise or certain.-adv. INDEF'INITEof being incorrupt or exempt from cor INCUMBENCY, in-kum'ben-si, n. a lying LY.-n. INDEF'INITENESS. (L. in, not, and ruption.
or resting on: the holding of an office : DEFINITE.] INCORRUPTNESS, in-kor-upt'nes, n. a an ecclesiastical benefice. (See INCUM- | INDELIBLE, in-del'i-bl, adj. that cannot being exempt from corruption or decay:
be blotted out or effaced.-adv. INDEL'Ipurity of mind.
INCUMBENT, in-kum'bent, adj., lying or BLY.-n. INDEL'IBILITY. (Fr.-L. in, not, INCRASSATE, in-kras'āt, v.t. to make resting on : lying on as a duty: indis- and delebilis-deleo, to destroy.)
thick.-v.i. (med.) to become thicker. pensable.-n. one who holds an eccle INDELICACY, in-del'i-ka-si, n. want of adj. made thick or fat : (bot.) thickened siastical benefice (in England or Ireland). | delicacy or refinement of taste and mantowards the flower.-n. INCRASSA'TION. -adv. INCUM'BENTLY. (L. incumbens, ners : rudeness.
INDELICATE, in-del'i-kāt, adj, offensivel of lampblack and animal glue, orig. used contemptuous treatment: incivility with
to good manners or purity of mind : in India, or rather in China.-INDIAN or contempt or insult. [Lit. “unworthia
from its rubbing out pencil-marks. INDIGO, in'di-go, n. a blue dye obtained
n. act of indemnifying : that which in mistake to the W. Indies by their first plant. (Fr.-Sp. indico--L. indicum,
discoverers, who thought they had ar from Indicus, Indian.)
INDIRECT, in-di-rekt', 'adj. not direct or
and also in the blood and urine of the NESS. (Fr.-L. in, not, and DIRECT.]
discernible.--adv. INDISCERN'IBLY. [L.
show. [L. indico, -atum-in, and dico, INDISCOVERABLE,in-dis-kuv'er-a-bl, adj.
not discoverable. (L. in, not, and DIS-
creet : imprudent: injudicious. -adv.
indenting or notching : notch : recess. dicates : an instrument on a steam-en not distinguishing : confused.-adv. IN-
-n. INDISPENS'ABLENESS. (L. in, not,
INDISPOSE, in-dis-poz', v.t. to render in-
disinclined : slightly disordered in health,
ENCY. [L. in, not, and DEPENDENT.] accusation against one who is to be tried | INDISPOSITION, in- dis - po - zish'un, n.
state of being indisposed : disinclination:
INDIFF'ERENCY. [Lit. “ without a differ -adv. INDIS'PUTABLY.-N. INDIS'PUTABLE-
NESS. (Fr.-L. in, not, and DISPUTABLE.)
difference, esp. in matters of belief : un. cannot be broken or violated : insepar-
able : binding for ever.-adv. INDISS'-
ably : (Pr. Bk.) without distinction, im UBLE.
INDISTINCT, in-dis-tingkt', adj. not plainly
-adv. INDISTINCT'LY.--N. INDISTINCT'NESS.
INDIGENOUS, in-dij/en-us, adj., native (L, in, not, and DISTINCT.)
or in, in, and gen, root of gigno, to pro adv. INDISTIN'GUISHABLY.
INDITE, in-dīt', v.t. to dictate what is to
poor.-adv. IN'DIGENTLY. [Fr.-L. indi Fr. enditer, endicter, from root of INDICT.
vided : subsisting as one : pertaining to
instead of those of society at large.
digestion : painful digestion. [L. in, not, adj. of, pertaining to, or characterized
by individualism : caring supremely for
with anger and disdain.-adv. INDIG'- | INDIVIDUALITY, in-di-vid-u-al'it.i, n.
Indies, East or West, or to the abo worthy" or "improper," from L. indig ness : distinctive character.
distinguish each individual from all
dividualize : to make single.-n. INDI-
INDIVISIBLE, in-di-viz'i-bl, adj. not di- I see), which has been very generally con-' duce the proper effect. "A vague auroravisible.-N. (math.) an indefinitely small fused with INDUE, to invest with
borealis, and brilliant ineffectuality."quantity.-adv. INDIVIS'IBLY,-n. INDI INDULGE, in-dulj', v.t. to yield to the Carlyle. VIS'IBLENESS, [Fr.-L. in, not, and Di- wishes of: to allow, as a favor : not to | INEFFICACIOUS, in-ef-fi-kā'shus, adj. not VISIBLE.)
restrain, as the will, etc.-v.i. to allow having power to produce an effect.adv. INDO-CHINESE, in-do-chi'nēz, adj. of or one's self.-N. INDULG'ER. (See INDUL INEFFICA'CIOUSLY. pertaining to Indo-China, the southGENT.)
INEFFICACY, in-ef'fi-ka-si, ni want of eastern peninsula of Asia, or to its peo INDULGENCE, in-dul'jens, n. permission : ' efficacy or power to produce effect. ple or their languages.
gratification : in R. Catholic Church, a | INEFFICIENT, in-ef-fish'ent, adj. effecting INDOCILE, in-do'sil or in-dos'il, adj. not remission, to a repentant sivner, of pun nothing.-adv. INEFFIC'IENTLY.-N. IN
docile : not disposed to be instructed. ishment which would otherwise await EFFIC'IENCY. n. INDOCIL'ITY. (Fr.-L. in, not, and him in purgatory. [Fr.]
INELEGANCE, in-el'e-gans, INELEDOCILE.]
INDULGENT, in-duljent, adj. yielding INDOCTRINATE, in-dok'trin-āt, v.t. to in to the wishes of others : compliant : not gance : want of beauty or polish. struct in any doctrine: to imbue with severe.—adv. INDUL'GENTLY. (Fr.-L. in INELEGANT, in-el'e-gant, adj. wanting any opinion,-n. INDOCTRINA'TION. [L. dulgens, -entis, pr.p. of indulgeo, which in beauty, refinement, or ornament. in, into, doctrina, doctrine. See Doc perh, is from in, towards, and dulcis, adv. INEL'EGANTLY. [L. in, not, and TRINE. sweet.7
ELEGANT.) INDOLENT, in'do-lent, adj. indisposed to INDURÁTE, in'dū-rāt, v.t. to harden, as INELIGIBLE, in-el'i-ji-bl, adj. not capable
activity.-adv. IN'DOLENTLY.-n. IN'DO the feelings.--v.i. to grow hard: to hard or worthy of being chosen.-adv. INEL'LENCE. [Lit. and orig. “free from pain" en.-n. INDURA'TION. [L. induro, indu IGIBLY.-n. INELIGIBIL'ITY. (Fr.-L. in, or “ trouble," from L. in, not, dolens, ratum-in, in, duro, to harden-durus, not, and ELIGIBLE.) -entis, pr.p. of doleo, to suffer pain.] hard.)
INELOQUENCE, in-el'o-kwens, n. the state INDOMITABLE, in-dom'it-a-bl," adj. that INDUSİAL, in-dū'zi-al, adj. (geol.) com or quality of being ineloquent: want of
cannot be tamed: not to be subdued.-- posed of indusia, or the petrified larva eloquence: habit of not speaking much. adv. INDOM'ITABLY. [L. indomitus, un- i cases of insects.
“To us, as already hinted, the Abbot's tamed-in, not, domo, to tame]
INDUSIUM, in-dū'zi-um, n. (bot.) a sort of eloquence is less admirable than his inINDORSE, in-dors', v.t. to write upon the hairy cup inclosing the stigma of a eloquence, bis great invaluable talent of back of: to assign by writ.ng on the back flower : the scale covering the fruit-spot silence."-Carlyle. of: to give one's sanction to.-n. INDORS' of ferns. [Lit." an under garment;" L. INELOQUENT, in-el'o-kwent, adj. not ER. [Through an old form endosse, from -induo.]
fluent or persuasive. (Fr.-L. in, not, Fr. endosser - Low L. indorso-L. in, INDUSTRIAL, in-dus'tri-al, adj. relating and ELOQUENT.) upon, dorsum, the back.]
to or consisting in industry.--adv. INDUS’ INEPT, in-ept', adj. not apt or fit: unsuitINDORSEE, in-dor-sē', n. the person to TRIALLY.
able : foolish : inexpert.-adv. INEPT'LY. whom a bill, etc., is assigned by indorse INDUSTRIALISM, in-dus'tri-al-izm, n. de -1. INEPT'ITUDE. (Fr.-L. ineptus-in, ment.
votion to labor or industrial pursuits : not, aptus, apt. See APT.] INDORSEMENT, in-dors'ment, n. act of that system or condition of society in INEQUALITY, in-e-kwol'i-ti, n. want of writing on the back of a bill, etc., in order which industrial labor is the chief and equality : difference : inadequacy: into transfer it: that which is written on a most characteristic feature, opp, to feu competency : unevenness : dissimilarity. bill, etc. : sanction given to anything. dalism and the military spirit.
[Fr.-L. in, not, and EQUALITY.] INDUBIOUS, in-dū'bi-us, adj. not dubious: INDUSTRIOUS, in-dus'tri-us, adj. diligent INEQUITABLE, in-ek'wi-ta-bl, adj. uncertain. [L. in, not, and DUBIOUS.]
or active in one's labor : laborious : dili fair, unjust. [L. in, not, and EQUITAINDUBITABLE, in-dū'bit-a-bl, adj. that gent in a particular pursuit.-adv. INDUS' BLE.]
cannot be doubted : too plain to be called TRIOUSLY. (Fr.-L.; perh. from indu, | INEQUITY, in-ek'wi-ti, n. unfairness : inin question: certain.-adu, INDU'BITABLY. old form of in, within, and struo, to build justice. “Habitually, if we trace party -N. INDU'BITABLENESS. (Fr.-L. indubi up, to arrange.]
feeling to its sources, we find on the one tabilis—in, not, dubito, to doubt. See INDUSTRY, in'dus-tri, n. quality of being side maintenance of and on the other DOURT.)
industrious: steady application to labor: opposition to some form of inequity." INDUCE, in-dūs', v.t. to prevail on : to habitual diligence : applied also to oc -H. Spencer.
cause : (physics) to cause, as an electric cupations and various classes of manu- INERADICABLE, in-e-rad'i-ka-bl, adj, not state, by mere proximity of surfaces. facturing; as, the iron and steel industry, able to be eradicated or rooted out.n. INDUC'ER. [L: induco, inductum-in, etc.
adv. INERAD'ICABLY. [L. in, not, and into, duco, to lead.]
INDWELLING, in'dwel-ing, adj., dwelling root of ERADICATE.) INDUCED, in-dūst', p. and adj. caused by within.-n. residence within, or in the INERT, in-ert', adj. dull : senseless : inac
induction.-INDUCED CURRENT, in elect. heart or soul. [E. IN,within, and DWELL tive : slow : without the power of movone excited by the presence of a primary ING.
ing itself, or of active resistance to mocurrent.-INDUCED MAGNETISM, magnet INEBRIATE,in-ē'bri-āt, v.t. to make drunk: tion : powerless. - adv. INERT'LY. - n. ism produced in soft iron when a magnet to intoxicate. [L. inebrio, inebriatum INERT'NESS. (Lit. without art or skill, is held near, or a wire, through which a -in, inten., ebrio, to make drunk-ebri from L, iners, inertis-in, not, and ars, current is passing, is coiled round it. us, drunk. See EBRIETY.]
artis, art. See ART.] INDUCEMENT, in-dūs'ment, n. that which INEBRIATION, in-e-bri-ā'shun, INEBRI. INERTIA, in-er'shi-a, n., inertness : the
induces or causes: (law) a statement of ETY, in-e-bri'e-ti, n. drunkenness : in inherent property of matter by which it facts introducing other important facts. toxication.
tends to remain forever at rest when INDUCIBLE, in-dūs'i-bl, adj. that may be INEBRIOUS, in-ē'bri-us, adj. drunken or still, and in motion when moving. induced : offered by induction,
causing drunkenness : intoxicating. INESCAPABLE, in-es-kāp'a-bl, adj. not INDUCT, in-dukt', v.t. (lit.) to bring in: “With inebrious fumes distract our to be eluded or escaped from : inevitable. to introduce : to put in possession, as of brains."— Tom Brown.
“ Within the clutch of inescapable ana benefice.—n. INDUCT'OR. (See INDUCE] INEDITED, in-ed'it-ed, adj. not edited; un guish."-George Eliot. INDUCTILE, in-duk'til, adj. that cannot published. [L. in, not, and EDITED.] INESSENTIAL, in-es-sen'shal, adj. not esbe drawn out into wire or threads.-N. INEFFABLE, in-ef'a-bl, adj. that cannot sential or necessary. [L. in, not, and INDUCTIL'ITY.
be spoken or described. adv. INEFF ESSENTIAL) INDUCTION, in-duk'sbun, n, introduction ABLY.-N. INEFF'ABLENESS. (Fr.-L. in INESTIMABLE, in-es'tim-a-bl, adj. not
to an office, esp. of a clergyman: the effabilis - in, not, effabilis - effor, to able to be estimated or valued : priceact or process of reasoning from particu speak, to utter-ef, for ex, out, fari, to less.-adv. INESTIMABLY. (Fr.-L. in, lars to generals : (physics) the produc speak.)
not, and ESTIMABLE.] tion by one body of an opposite electric INĖFFACEABLE, in-ef-fās'a-bl, adj. that INEVITABLE, in-ev'it-a-bl, adj. not able state in another by proximity.-adj. IN cannot be rubbed out.-adv. INEFFACE' to be evaded or avoided : that cannot DUCTIONAL. (See INDUCE.]
ABLY. (Fr.-L. in, not, and EFFACE be escaped : irresistible.-adv. INEV'ITAINDUCTIVE, in-duk’tiv, adj., leading or ABLE.
BLY.-N. INEV'ITABLENESS. (Fr.-L. indrawing : leading to inferences: proceed INEFFECTIVE, in-ef-fek’tiv, adj. ineffi evitabilis-in, not, and evitabilis, avoiding by induction in reasoning.-adv. IN cient: useless.-adv. INEFFECTIVELY. [L. able-evito, to avoid-e, out of, and vito, DUO'TIVELY.
in, not, and EFFECTIVE.]
| to avoid.] INDUE, in-dū', v.t. to put on, as clothes : INEFFECTUAL, in-ef-fek'tū-al, adj. fruit- INEXACT, in-egz-akt', adj. not precisely
to invest or clothe with : to supply with: less. — adv. INEFFECTUALLY. — . INEF- correct or true.-N. INEXACT'NESS. [L. -pr.p. indū'ing; pa.p. indūed'.-N. IN- FEC'TUALNESS.
L in, not, and EXACT.) DUE'MENT. [L. induo, induere, to put on.] INEFFECTUALITY, in-ef-fek-tū-al'i-ti, n. INEXCUSABLE, in-eks-küz'a-bl; adj. not INDUE, in-du', v.t. a corr. of ENDUE (which something powerless or unable to pro- justifiable: unpardonable.--adv. INEX
CUS'ABLY.-N. INEXCUS'ABLENESS. (Fr.--| of utterance: inability to speak. “So from in and an old verb fendere, to L. in, not, and EXCUSABLE.]
darkly do the Saxon Annals deliver their strike, found in of-fendere, de-fendere.) INEXHAUSTED, in-egz-hawst'ed, adj. not meaning with more than wonted in INFIDEL, in'fi-del, adj., unbelieving : scepexhausted or spent. (L. in, not, and Ex fancy."--Milton.
tical: disbelieving Christianity: heathen. HAUSTED.)
INFANT, in'fant, n. a babe: in law, a person -n, one who withholds belief, esp. from INEXHAUSTIBLE, in-egz-hawst'i-bl, adj.
under 21 years of age, though for many Christianity. [Fr.-L. infidelis-in, not, not able to be exhausted or spent : un purposes both boys and girls attain their fidelis. faithful-fides, faith.) failing.-adv. INEXHAUST'IBLY.-1. INEX majority at 18.-adj. belonging to infants INFIDELITY, in-fi-del'i-ti, n., want of HAUSTIBIL'ITY.]
or to infancy : tender : intended for in faith or belief: disbelief in Christianity : INEXORABLE, in-egz'or-a-bl, adj. not to fants. [L. infans, -antis, that cannot unfaithfulness, esp. to the marriage con
be moved by entreaty : unrelenting: un speak-in, not, and fans, pr.p. of fari, to tract: treachery. alterable.-adv. INEX'ORABLY.-ns. INEX' speak, Gr. phēmi. See FAME.]
INFILTRATE, in-fil'trāt, v.t. to enter a ORABLENESS, INEXORABIL'ITY. (Fr.-L.
INFANTA, in-fap'ta, n. a title given to a inexorabilis--in, not, and exorabilis, from
substance by filtration, or through its daughter of the kings of Spain and Por pores.-N. INFILTRA'TION, the process of exoro-ex, and oro, to entreat, from os,
tugal, except the heiress-apparent. [Sp., oris, the mouth.]
infiltrating, or the substance infiltrated.
from root of INFANT.] INEXPANSIBLE, in-eks-pans'i-bl, adj. in
[L. in, in, and FILTRATE.] | INFANTE, in-fan'tā, n. a title given to any | INFINITE, in'fin-it, adj. without end or capable of being expanded, dilated, or diffused. Prof. Tyndall. son of the kings of Spain and Portugal
limit: without bounds: (math.) either INEXPECTABLE, in-eks-pekt'a-bl, adj. not
except the heir-apparent. [Sp., from root greater or smaller than any quantity to be expected: not to be looked for. of INFANT.)
that can be assigned.-adv. IN'FINITELY. “What inexpectable, unconceivable merINFANTICIDE, in-fant'i-sīd, n., infant or
-n.'IN'FINITE, that which is infinite : the cy."-Bp. Hall.
child murder: the murderer of an infant. Infinite Being or God. [L. in, not, and INĚXPECTANT, in-eks-pekt'ant, adj. not
-adj. INFANT'ICIDAL. (Fr.-L. infantici FINITE. expecting: not waiting : not looking for.
dium-infans, and codo, to kill.]
INFINITESIMAL, in-fin-i-tes'im-al, adj. “Loverless and inexpectant of love."
INFANTILE, in'fant-il or -il, INFANTINE, infinitely small.-n. an infinitely small -Charlotte Bronte.
in'fant-in or -in, adj. pertaining to infancy quantity.-adv. INFINITES'IMALLY. INEXPEDIENT, in-eks-pē'di-ent, adj. not
or to an infant.
INFINITIVE, in-fin'it-iv, adj. (lit.) unlimtending to promote any end : unfit : inINFANTRY, in'fant-ri, n. foot-soldiers.
ited, unrestricted : (gram.) the mood of convenient. - adv. INEXPE'DIENTLY.- ns. [Fr. infanterie-It. infanteria-infante,
the verb which expresses the idea withINEXPE'DIENCE, INEXPE'DIENCY. [Fr.-L.
fante, a child, a servant, a foot-soldier, out person or number.-adv. INFIN'ITITEin, not, and EXPEDIENT.]
foot-soldiers being formerly the servants LY. (Fr.-L. infinitivus.] INEXPENSIVE, in - eks - pens'iv, adj. of and followers of knights.]
INFINITUDE, in-fin'i-tūd, INFINITY, inslight expense.
INFATUATE, in-fat'ū-āt, v.t. to make fool- fin'i-ti, n. boundlessness : immensity : INEXPERIENCE, in-eks-pē'ri-eps, n. want
ish: to affect with folly: to deprive of
countless or indefinite number. of experience. (Fr.-L. in, not, and Ex judgment: to inspire with foolish pas | INFIRM, in-ferm', adj. not strong: feeble : PERIENCE.)
sion : to stupefy.-n. INFATUATION. [L. sickly : weak: not solid : irresolute: imINEXPERIENCED, in-eks-pē'ri-enst, adj. infatuo, -atummin, and fatuus, foolish.] becile. [L. in, not, and FIRM.] not having experience: unskilled or un INFATUATE, in-fat'ū-āt, adj., infatuated INFIRMARY, in-ferm'ar-i, n. a hospital or practiced. or foolish.
place for the infirm. (Fr.-Low L. inINEXPERT, in-eks-pert', adj. unskilled. - INFECT, in-fekt', v.t. to taint, especially | firmaria.)
n. INEXPERT'NESS. [L. in, not, and Ex with disease: to corrupt: to poison. [Lit. INFIRMITÝ, in-ferm'it-i, n. disease : failPERT.)
“to dip anything into," from Fr. infect ing: defect : imbecility. INEXPÍABLE, in-eks'pi-a-bl, adj. not able -L. inficio, infectum-in, into, and facio, INFIX, in-fiks', v.t. to fix in: to drive or to be expiated or atoned for.-adv. INEX'. to make.]
fasten in : to set in by piercing. (L. in, PIABLY.-n. INEX'PIABLENESS. (Fr.-L. INFECTION, in-fek'shun, n. act of infect in, and Fix.] in, not, and EXPIABLE.]
ing: that which infects or taints.
INFLAME, in-flām', v.t. to cause to flame : INEXPLICABLE, in-eks'pli-ka-bl, adj. that INFECTIOUS, in-fek'shus, INFECTIVE, to cause to burn: to excite: to increase :
cannot be explained ; unintelligible. in-fek’tiv, adj. having the quality of in to exasperate.-v.i. to become hot, painadv. INEX'PLICABLY.-ns. INEXPLICABIL' fecting: corrupting: apt to spread. ful, or angry. (Fr.-L. in, into, and ITY, INEX'PLICABLENESS. [Fr.-L. in, not, adv. INFEC'TIOUSLY.-n. INFECTIOUSNESS. FLAME.) and EXPLICABLE.)
INFELICITOUS, in-fe-lis'i-tus, adj. not INFLAMMABLE, in-flam'a-bl, adj. that INEXPLICIT, in-cks-plis'it, adj. not clear. felicitous or happy. [L. in, not, and may be burned : combustible : easily [L. in, not, and EXPLICIT.] FELICITOUS.]
kindled.-N. INFLAMMABIL'ITY.-adv. ININEXPRESSIBLE, in-eks-pres'i-bl, adj. INFELICITY, in-fe-lis'i-ti, n. want of fe FLAMM'ABLY.
that cannot be expressed : unutterable : licity or happiness : misery : misfortune: INFLAMMATION, in-flam-ä'shun, n. state indescribable.-adv. INEXPRESS'IBLY. L. unfavorableness.
of being in flame : heat of a part of the in, not, and EXPRESSIBLE.]
INFER, in-fer', v.t. to deduce: to derive, as body, with pain and swelling: violent INEXPRESSIVE, in-eks-pres'iv, adj. not a consequence :pr.p. inferr'ing; pa.p. excitement : heat.
expressive or significant.-n. INEXPRESS' inferred'. (Fr.-L. infero-in, into, and INFLAMMATORY, in-flam'a-tor-i, adj. IVENESS. fero, to bring.)
tending to inflame: inflaning: exciting. INEXTINGUISHABLE, in-eks-ting'gwish- INFERABLE, in-fer'a-bl, INFERRIBLE, INFLATE, in-flat', v.t. to swell with air :
a-bl, adj. that cannot be extinguished, in-fer'i-bl, adj. that may be inferred or to puff up.-adv. INFLAT'INGLY. (L, inflo. quenched, or destroyed.-adv. INEXTIN' deduced.
inflatum-in, into, and flo, to blow, with GUISHABLY. [Prefix in-, not, and EXTIN INFERENCE, in'fer-ens, n, that which is which it is cog.] GUISHABLE.
inferred or deduced : conclusion : conse INFLATION, in-fla'shun, n. state of being INEXTRICABLE, in-eks'tri-ka-bl, adj. not quence.
puffed up: in finance, the increased isable to be extricated or disentangled. INFERENTIAL, in-fer-en'shal, adj. dedu sue of a paper currency, not warranted adv. INEX'TRICABLY. (Fr.-L. in, not, cible or deduced by inference.-adv. IN by the security and other circumstances. and EXTRICABLE.
INFLATUS, in-flā'tus, n. a blowing or INFALL, in'fawl, n. an incursion : an in INFERIOR, in-fē'ri-ur, adj., lower in any breathing into : inspiration. (L.) road. Carlyle.
respect: subordinate : secondary. – n. INFLECT, in-flekt', v.t. to bend in: to turn INFALLIBLE, in-fal'i-bl, adj. incapable of one lower in rank or station : one from a direct line or course : to moduerror : trustworthy: certain.-adv. IN younger than another. (Fr.-L. infe late, as the voice : (gram.) to vary in the FALL'IBLY.-n. INFALLIBIL'ITY. [Fr.-L. rior, comp. of inferus, low.]
terminations. [L. inflecto-in, in, and in, not, and I ALLIBLE.)
INFERIORİTY, in-fé-ri-or'i-ti, n. the state flecto, flexum, to bend. INFAMOUS, in'fa-mus, adj., of ill fame or of being inferior : a lower position in any INFLECTION, in-flek'shun, n. a bending bad report: having a reputation of the respect.
or deviation : modulation of the voice : worst kind: publicly branded with guilt: | INFERNAL, in-fer'nal, adj. belonging to ] (gram.) the varying in termination-adi. notoriously vile : disgraceful.- adv. IN' the lower regions or hell: resembling or INFLEC'TIONAL. FAMOUSLY. [Prefix in-, not, and FA suitable to hell: devilish.-adv. INFER' INFLECTIVE, in-flekt'iv, adj. subject to MOUS. NALLY. [Fr.-L. infernus-inferus.)
inflection. INFAMY, in'fa-mi, n., ill fame or repute : INFERTILE, in-fer'til, adj. not productive: INFLEXED, in-flekst', adj., bent inward : public disgrace: extreme vileness.
barren.-n. INFERTIL'ITY. [L. in, not, and bent: turned. INFANCY, in'fan-si, n. the state or time of FERTILE.)
INFLEXIBLE, in-fleks'i-b], adj. that canbeing an infant : childhood : the begin- | INFEST, in-fest', v.t. to disturb : to harass. not be bent : unyielding: unbending: ning of anything: inexpressiveness: want (Fr.-L. infesto, from infestus, hostile, ns. INFLEXIBILITY, INFLEX'IBLENESS.