descomfort (s.xii1)

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descomfort (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1044b confortare; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,324b desconfort; TL: 2,1521 desconfort; DEAF: ; DMF:  déconfort; TLF:  déconfort; OED:  discomfort n.; MED:  discomfort n.; DMLBS: ]
descomford,  desconfort;  descumfort;  descounfort;  discomfort,  disconforte,  descomforth  74.4  


1distress, pain
( c.1300; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  il sout dont ben ke il fu mort, lors out double descounfort [...]  244
( s.xivin; MS: s.xiv1 )  Bien quiderent tuz la mort, E la dame par descomfort Avant son tens enfanta  13.225
2hardship, trouble
( 1405 )  please a vostre hautesse a entendre que moy et voz poveres lieges illeoqes sumes en grande discomfort et disease  ii 29
3 desolation
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 ) Cumfaiterement sunt fait en desconfort (Latin: Quomodo facti sunt in desolationem)!  85.72.19
a grant descomfort de
1to the great sorrow, grief of
( a.1399; MS: a.1399 )  le jour de [...] morust le dit sire L. [...] a graunt discomfort et desolacion de ses gentz  57.2
2to the great discomfort, detriment of
( 1415 )  [...] a graunt descomfort et prejudice de toute seinte esglise  iv 81
to the great annoyance, chagrin of
( a.1382; MS: a.1382 )  sir W.D. [...] a graunt descomfort des Engleis eschapa  25.30
( 1400; MS: s.xv1 )  [...] arresteront (=pret.6) noz personnes [...] a grande disease et disconforte de nous  86.8
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