desavenant (1212)

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desavenant (1212)

[ FEW: 24,192a advenire; Gdf: 2,541a desavenant 1; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1474 desavenir (desavenant); DEAF: ; DMF:  desavenant; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
desavenaunt; 
pl. desavenans  

a.

1inappropriate
( 1212; MS: 1212-13 )  miez vient (l. vieut=vaut?)    (ms. vi?t) qe sa vesteure Soit auqes feible e bien soiante Qe trop riche e desavenante  33rb
2ugly
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  le asne [...] lors devent desavenant (Latin: deformis) , velu e hercelee  175
3disagreeable
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  La grue, quant ele veit rien qe la despleyt, tantost lieve sus le beke e fet noyse assez desavenaunt  19
4unseemly, distasteful
( 1291 )  desavenaunt e damageus a autrui  32
( 1297 )  ce serroit trop desavenaunt chose e deshonorable a nous e a noz si [...]  159.54
( 1266-1300; MS: s.xiv4/4 )  laides choses et desavenans regarder  86.493

s.

1impropriety, unseemliness
( c.1300; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Car tiel que vount femmes blamaunt En fount trop desavenaunt  1173
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