[nunraisun] (c.1185)

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[nunraisun] (c.1185)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 10,111a ratio; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: 6,794 nonraison; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  non-reason n.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
nonraison,  nonreson;  nounreson,  nounresoun;  nunraison,  nunreisun  

s.

1irrationality, inability to think rationally
( MS: s.xiii2 )  De leccherie nest avoeglesce de quor, nunraison, instabilité, fole haste, amur de sei memes, hange de Deu, amur del siecle present, [...]  322
2unreasonable action, wrong
( c.1185 )  Pentalis ad fet que sage, Kar il veit le grant utrage, Le pecché e le nounresoun Ke nus vostre frere avom  12033
lawunlawful, unjust action
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiiiex )  Tort e nonreson e la pes Deu e la pes le seignur enfreinte [...] defent J. ke ci est  (X) 30
( 1300 )  la ou [...] le visconte seisist [...] autri terres, la ou il n'ad reson de seisir, e puis quant trové est la nonreson [...], voet le Roi qe [...]  i 140
a nunraisun
1wrongfully, inappropriately
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  La felunie e la traisun Que fere vuel a nun reisun  2202
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  E sachez, segon mien avis, Por qe de lui furent occis A mautort e a nonraison Johan, la pape, e Simacon  128ra
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  La meie amur, quant icest dun, Ki jo par grant devociun Vus dunai, a nunreisun Avez leissé e a larrun (=stealthily)  3803
irreisun  nunraisnable  nunraisnablement  raisun 
This is an AND2 Phase 4 (N-O/U-P-Q) entry. © 2013-17 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. All rights reserved. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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