descomforter (s.xii1)

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descomforter (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1044b confortare; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,324c desconforter; TL: 2,1521 desconforter; DEAF: ; DMF:  déconforter; TLF:  déconforter; OED:  discomfort v.; MED:  discomforten v.; DMLBS: 680b disconfortare ]
desconforter,  descunforter;  deconforter;  diconforter,  discunforter  

v.a.

1to sadden, grieve
( MS: 1120-40 )  [...] icele chose Qu'il unt oit (=about the impending destruction of Rome), ki mult les desconfortet  304
( s.xiiex; MS: c.1335 )  'Dame, certes, jeo vus dirray (=that he has killed her sons), Mes vous desconforteray'  1111
2to destroy
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Kar il mangierent Jacob, e le liu de lui desconforterent  78.7
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Kar il ma[n]jerent Jacob, e sa bealted descunforterent (Latin: desolaverunt)  145.LXXVIII.7

v.n.

1to lament
( s.xii4/4; MS: s.xiii )  Kaherdin veit Tristran plurer, Ot le pleindre, deconforter  (D) 2435
2to be destroyed
( MS: s.xiii )  desolor: diconforter  173

v.refl.

1to be upset, saddened
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  De tant com plus me descomforte, Tant troes je mainz qui me comforte  3321
( 1385-96; MS: c.1400 )  je vus requier que vous vous ne desconfortez mye de ce que faulx gens vous ont fait a entendre  409

p.p._as_a.

1put out, upset, disconsolate
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  dolenz en serroi[e] e trop descunfortez  384
( 1265; MS: s.xiiiex )  pes est acraventé e amur refreidie, La terre est desconforté e de plur enmoistie  153.30
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv2 )  il frunt la bordelere ester Nue e discunfortee a trestuz apparer  3273
( 1323-25 )  qe vous ne soiez de rien desconfortez  76
( 1328 )  moult sui descomforté de vos mandementz a moy mandez  331

p.p._as_s.

1disconsolate person
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiiex )  li desconfortez ky esgarde ceste pere se conforte [...] et ublye sun contraire  127
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