desmesuré (1174-75)

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desmesuré (1174-75)

[ FEW: 6/i,728a mensurare; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,347a desmesuré; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  démesuré; TLF: ; OED:  dismeasure adj. / dismeasured adj.; MED:  dismesure adj.; DMLBS: ]
demesuré  

a.

1excessive, inordinate
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Si li flux desmesurés vient de habundance des humors [...]  i 242
immoderate, uncontrolled, wild (person, emotion)
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  Mielz valt engin de guerre sur gent desmesurez  147
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiiim )  Vus este[s] deceue si sovent, ore par demesuré dolur, ore par veyne leesse  10.34
( s.xiii3/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  ire est une desmesuré tempeste de quer  208vb
( s.xiv1 )  q’il ne soit desmesurez en despendre  18

s.

1immoderate person, wild person
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  robeur, larrun, orguillus, irus, desué (l. desvé) , desmesuré  i 15
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  Tant sunt de diable encumbré Li chatis, li desmesuré  8014
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