desmesurance (c.1136-65)

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desmesurance (c.1136-65)

[ FEW: 6/i,728a mensurare; Gdf: 2,611b desmesurance; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1649 desmesurance; DEAF: ; DMF:  démesurance; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiii1 )  Aprés deit aveir [a]temperance Ki nus defend desmesurance. En mangier, en beivre, en parler, En dormir e en deporter, Nees el servise Dampnedeu Deit hume si estre atempré  72
2overweening pride
( s.xii4/4; MS: s.xii4/4 )  Mult sunt (=pagan wise men) de grant desmesurance E de orgoilluse cuintenance  633
a desmesurance
1without restraint, inordinately
( c.1136-65; MS: c.1200 )  De sa pité ait atemprance Ke n’en saille a desmesurance  11524
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