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ing.) In a disgusting or offensive man That this our court, infected with their manners, ner; without attention to please.
Shews like a riotous inn. Shakesp. King Lear. DISOBLIGINGNESS. n. s. [from disoblig- DISORDEREDNESS. H. s. [from disorder
ing.] Offensiveness ; readiness to dis ed.). Irregularity; want of order ; gust.
confusion. DisoʻRBED. adj. [dis and orb.] Thrown
Ethat disorderedness of the soldiers, a great out of the proper orbit.
advantage was offered unto the enemy. Knolles
. Fly like chidden Mercury from Jove,
DisO'RDERLY. adj. [from disorder.] Or like a star disorbid.
1. Confused; immethodical ; without DisoʻRDER. 1. s. [dis and order; desor.
proper distribution. dre, French.)
Those obsolete laws of Henry 1. were but disa J. Want of regular disposition; irregula
orderly, confused, and general things; rather
cases and shells of administration than institurity; confusion ; immethodical distri. tions.
2. Irregular; tumultuous. When I read an author of genius without They thought it the extremest of evils to put method, I fancy myself in a wood that abounds themselves at the mercy of those hungry and with many noble objects, rising among one ano disorderly people.
Bacon. ther in the greatest confusion and disorder.
His thoughts, which are the pictures and
Spectator. results of passions, are generally such as naturally 2. Tumult; disturbance; bustle.
arise from those disorderly motions of our spirits. A greater favour this disorder brought
Dryder. Unto her servants, than their awful thought
A disorderly multitude contending with the Durst entertain, when thus compellid they body of the legislature, is like a man in a fit prest
under the conduct of one in the fulness of his The yielding marble of her snowy breast.
health and strength.
Addison. Waller. 3. Neglect of rule, irregularity.
3. Lawless ; contrary to law; inordinate; From vulgar bounds with brave disorder part,
contrary to the rules of life ; vitious. And snatch a grace beyond the reach of art.
He reproved them for their disorderly assemPope.
blies against the peaceable people of the realms. 4. Breach of laws ; violation of standing DisoʻRDERLY. adv. [from disorder.}
Hayward. institutions. There reigned in all men blood, manslaughter,
1. Without rule; without method ; irredisquieting of good men, forgetfulness of good
gularly ; confusedly. turns, and disorder in marriages. Wisdorn
Naked savages fighting disorderly with stones, 5. Breach of that regularity in the animal
by appointment of their commanders, may truly
and absolutely be said to war. Raleigh. economy which causes health ; sick. ness; distemper. It is used commonly
2. Without law; inordinately.
We behaved not ourselves disorderly among for a slight disease.
2 Thessalonians. Pleasure and pain are only different constitu- DisoʻRDINATE. adj. [dis and ordinate.] tions of the mind, sometimes occasioned by disorder in the body, or sometimes by thoughts in
Not living by the rules of virtue ; in. the mind.
ordinate. 6. Discomposure of mind; turbulence of These not disordinate, yet causeless suffer passions.
The punishment of dissolute days.
Milton. To DisoʻRDER. v. a. [dis and order.]
DisoʻRDINATELY. adv. [from disordi1. To throw into confusion; to confound; DisoʻRIENTATED. adj. [dis and orient]
nate. ] Inordinately; vitiously: to put out of method; to disturb; to ruffle ; to confuse.
Turned from the east; turned from the Eve,
right direction; thrown out of the Not so repuls’d, with tears that ceas'd not flowing, proper place.
Harris. And tresses all disorder'd, at his feet
To Diso'wn. v. a. [dis and own.] Fell humble.
Milton. Yon disorder'd heap of ruin lies,
1. To deny, not to allow. Stones rent from stones, where clouds of dust
Then they, who brother's better claim disown, arise.
Expel their parents, and usurp the throne. The incursions of the Goths, and other barbarous nations, disordered the affairs of the Roman
2. To abnegate ; to renounce. empire.
When an author has publickly disowned 2. To make sick; to disturb the body :
spurious piece, they have disputed his name with
him. as, my dinner disorders me. 3. To discompose; to disturb the mind.
TO DISPA'ND. v.a. [dispando, Latin.) 4. To turn out of holy orders; to depose; DISPA'NSION. n. s. [from dispansus, Lat.}
To display; to spread abroad. to strip of ecclesiastical vestments. Let him be stript, and disordered; I would
The act of displaying; the act of fain see him walk in querpo, that the world may TO DISPA'RAGE.
spreading ; diffusion; dilatation. behold the inside of a friar,
via. [from dispar, DISO'RDERED, adj. [from disorder.] Dis
orderly; irregular; vitious;'loose ; unre 1. To marry any one to another of infestrained in behaviour ; debauched.
riour condition, Here do you keep a hundred knights and 2. To match unequally; to injure by
squires, Mert so disorder’d, so debatich'd and bola,
union with something inferiour in exe cellence.
To injure by a comparison with soine 1. Inequality; difference in degree either thing of less value.
of rank or excellence.
Between Elihu and the rest of Jcb's familiars, 4. To treat with contempt; to mock; to Aout ; to reproach.
the greatest disparity was but it years. Hooker.
Among unequals, what society
Can sort, what harmony or true delight!
Which must be mutual in proportiin due
Giv'n and receiv'd, but in dis; writy,
The one intense, the other still remiss,
Cannot well suit with either, but soon prove
Milton's Paradise Lost.
There was as great a disparity between the
practical dictates of the understanding, then Their best and dearest friend, plum-porridge.
and now, as there is between empire and advice, Hudibras. counsel and command.
Men ought not to associate and join themselves s. To bring reproach upon ; to be the
together in the same office, under a disparity of cause of disgrace.
Ayliffe's Parergon. How shall frail pen, with fear disparaged, Some members must preside, and others obey; Conceive such sovereign glory and great boun and a disparity in the outward condition is necestihed?
Spenser. sary to keep several ordersin mutual dependence His religion sat easily, naturally, and grace
on each other.
Rogers. fully upon him, without any of those forbidding 2. Dissimilitude ; unlikeness. appearances which sometimes disparage the actions of men sincerely pious.
To Dispark. v.a. [dis and park.]
1. To throw open a park.
You have fed upon my scignories, 1. Injurious union or comparison with
Dispark'd my parks, and fell’d my forest woods.
Shakspeare. something of inferiour excellence. 2. To set at large ; to release from encloThey take it for a disparagement to sort themselves with any other than the enemies of the L'Estrange.
They were suppos'd 21 [In law.] Matching an heir in mar
By narrow wits to be inclos'd;
Till his free muse threw down the pale, riage under his or her degree, or against And did at once dispark them all. Wuller. decency.
Cowell. To DISPA'rt. v.a. [dis and part ; depar"You wrongfully do require Mopsa to so great
tir, French ; dispertior, Latin.) To dias to wed her father's servant.
vide in two; to separate ; to break; to
burst; to rive.
The gate nor wood, nor of enduring brass, king's side, who counted her blood a disparage
But of more worth; substance framed was; went to be mingled with the king's.
Doubly disperted, it did lock and close, 3. Reproach ; disgrace ; indignity.
That when it locked none might through it pass Gentle knight,
On either side
Disparted chaos overbuilt exclaim'd
And with rebounding surge the bars assail'd, might.
That scorn'd his indignation.
Milton. In a commonwealth, much disparagement is
The rest to several places, occasioned, when able spirits, áttracted by a
Disparted, and between spun out the air. familiarity, are infamed with faction.
Milton. "Tis no disparagement to philosophy, that it can
Disparted Britain mourn'd their doubtful Reason is a weak, diminutive light compared
And dreaded both, when neither would obey. to revelation ; but it ought to be no disparage.
The pilgrim oft
At dead of night, ʼmíd his orison, hears,
Aghast, the voice of time disparting tow'rs.
Dyer. Southern's Innocent Adultery:
DISPA'SSION. n. s. [dis and passion.]
Freedom from mental perturbation ; exemption from passion.
What is called by the Stoicks apathy, or disa
passion, is called by the Scepticks índisturbance, Denkam.
by the Molenists quietisn, by common men The play was never intended for the stage; DISPASSIONATE. adj. [from dis and pas.
Temples pict, without disparagement to the author, could
sionate.] Cool ; calm ; impartial; moderate ; temperate : it was sometimes written dispassionated.
You have, as all dispassionated men may judge, fulfilled the poet's definition of madness.
Dr. Maine. Wise and dispassionate men thought he had been proceeded with very justly,
Clarendon. TO DISPE’L. v.a. [disp.to, Latin.] TO
drive by scattering; to dissipate.
not deify us.
ment to'a star that it is not a sun.
are certain of making your own terms.
One that disgraces; one that treats with
Things so unlike that they cannot be
If the night
Those to whom Christ has committed the Have gather'd aught of evil, or conceald, dispensing of his gospel. Decay of Piety. Disperse it, as now light dispels the dark.
At length the muses stand restor'd again,
Milton. While you dispense the laws, and guide the state. When the spirit brings right into our minds,
Dryden. it dispels darkness: we see it, as we do that of To them but earth-born life they did dispense; the sun at noon, and need noţ the twilight of Tó us, for mutual aid, celestial sense. Tate. reason to shew it.
Locke. 2. To make up a medicine. DISPE'NCE. N. s. [dispence, French.) Ex. 3. To Dispense with. To excuse; to pence; cost; charge ; profusion.
grant dispensation for; to allow : beIt was a vault ybuilt for great dispence,
fore things. With many ranges rear'd along the wall,
To save a brother's life, And one great chimney, whose long funnel
Nature dispenses with the deed. Sbaksp. thence
How few kingdoms are there, wherein, by The smoke forth threw.
dispensing with oaths, absolving subjects from TO DISPE'ND. via. [dispendo, Latin.)
allegiance, and cursing, or threatening to curse, To spend; to consume; to expend. as long as their curses were regarded, the popes
Of their commodities they were now scarce have not wrought innumerable mischiefs. able to dispend the third part. Spenser.
Raleigh. DISPE'NSARY. n. s. [from dispense.] The Rules of words may be dipensed with. Watts
. place where medicines are dispensed. 4. T. DISPENSE with : before persons.
To thee the lov'd dispens'ry I resign. Garth. To set free from an obligation. This DISPENSA’TION. ni's. (from dispensatio, construction seems ungrammatical. Latin.)
I could not dispense with myself from making a. Distribution ; the act of dealing out a voyage to Caprea.
Addisin on Italy. any thing.
5. TO DISPENSE with. To obtain a disThis perpetual circulation is constantly pro
pensation from; to come to agreement moted by a dispensation of water promiscuously
with. This structure is irregular, unand indifferently to all parts of the earth. less it be here supposed to mean,
Woodward's Natural History. as it may, to discount; to pay an equi2. The dealing of God with his crea vaient.
tures; method of providence; distri Hast thou not sworn allegiance unto me? tution of good and evil.
Caust thou disperse with heav'n for such an oath? God delights in the ministries of his own
Shakspeare choice, and the methods of grace, in the æco Dispe’NSE, n. 5. [from the verb.] Dis. pomy of heaven, and the dispensations of eternal
pensation ; exemption. Not in use. happiness. Taylor's Worthy Communicant. Neither are God's methods or intentions dif
Then reliques, beads,
Indulgences, dispenses, pardons, bulls, Serent in his dispensations to each private man.
The sport of winds.
Milton. Rogers. DISPE'NSER. 11. s. [from dispense.] One Do thou, my soul, the destin'd period wait, When God shall solve the dark decrees of fate;
that dispenses ; one that deals out any His now unequal dispensations clear,
thing; a distributer. And make all wise and beautiful appear.
The ministers of that household are the dise Tickel. pensers of that faith.
Spralt. 3. An exemption from some law; a per Those who stand before earthly princes, who mission to do something forbidden; an
are the dispensers of their favours, and conveyors allowance to cmit something com
of their will to others, challenge high honours. manded,
TO DISPE OPLE. v. a. [dis and people.] A dispensation was obtained to enable Dr.
To depopulate; to empty of people. DISPENSA'TOR. s. [Latin.] One
The Irish, banished into the mountains, where employed in dealing out any thing ; a
they lived only upon white meats, seeing their
lands so rispeopled and weakened, came down distributer.
into the plains.
Spenser. As her majesty hath made them dispensators
Conflagrations, and great droughts, do not of her favour towards her people, so it behoveth merely dispeople, but destroy.
Baconi. them to shew themselves equal distributors of the His heart exalts him in the harm
Bacon. Already done, to have dispeopled hear’n. Milton. DISPE'NSATORY. n. s. [from dispense.)
Kings, furious and severe, A book in which the composition of
Who claim'd the skies, dispeopled air and floods, medicines is described and directed ; in
The lonely lords of empty wilds and woods, the Greek, a Pharmacopeia.
Dispe’opler. n. s. [from dispeople.) A The description of the ointment is found in the chymical dispensatory.
Bacon's Nat. Hist.
depopulator ; a waster, A whole dispensatory was little enough to meet
Nor drain I ponds the golden carp to take; with and suffice to all their wants. Hammond.
Nor growle for pikes, dispeoplers of the lake. Our materia medica is large enough; and, to
Gaya look into our dispensatories, one would think no To Disperge. v. a. [dispergo, Latin.] disease incurable.
To sprinkle; to scatter.
Sbakspeare. T. DISPE'NSE. v. a. [despenser, Fr.] TO DISPEʻRSE. v. a. (dispersus, Latin.] 1. To deal out; to distribute.
1. To scatter; to drive to different parts. Those now, that were dispens'd
And I scattered them among the heathen, and The burden of many ages, on me light
they were dispersed through the countries. At once, by my ucku wledge.
Barrow to marry.
sons, two or three of lis may yet be gathered
To exhaust the spirits, to oppress the
other situation; as, the chessmen are
scatterer ; a spreader.
2. To Dissipate.
2. To put out of any state, condition,
To displace any who are in, upon displeasure,
is by all means to be avoided, unless there be a
manifest cause for it.
Abdal, who commands 3. To deal about; to distribute.
The city, is the prince's friend, and therefore Being a king that loved wealth, he could not Must be displac'd, and thou shalt straight sucendure to have trade sick, nor any obstruction
Denbam. to continue in the gate vein which disperseth that A religion, established by God himself, blood.
Bacon. should not be displaced by any thing, under a Dispersedly. adv. [from dispersed.] demonstration of that divine power that first In a dispersed männer ; separately:
One then may be displac'd, and one may reign; are able, dispersedly here and there, to find now
And want of merit render birthright vain. a word, and then a sentence, which may be
Dryden. mare probably suspected, than easily cleared, of 3. To disorder.
Hooker. You have displac'd the mirth, broke the good Those minerals are either found in grains,
meeting dispersedly intermixed with the corpuscles of
With most admir'd disorder.
Sbaksp. earth or sand, or else amassed into balls or no DISPLA'CENCY. n. s. [displicentia, Lat.)
Woodward. DISPERSEDNESS. n. s. [from dispersed.]
1. Incivility ; disobligation. The state of being dispersed; disper
2. Disgust; any thing unpleasing.
The displacencies that he receives, by the
consequences of his excess, far outweigh all that DISPERSENESS. n. s. [from disperse.] To Displa’nt. v.a. [dis and plant.]
Decay of Piety.
1. To remove a plant.
Brerewoed. Dispe’R$er, n. s. [from disperse.) A
All those countries, which, lying near unto any mountains, or Irish desarts, had been planted.
with English, where shortly displanted and lost. Those who are pleased with defamatory libels,
Spenser. as to approve the authors and dispersers of
I may justly account new plantations to be them, are as guilty as if they had composed
the children of former kingdoms: I like a planSpectator.
tation in a pure soil; that is, where people are Dispe estos, n. s. (from dispersio, Lat.] DISPLANTATION. 1. s. (from dis and
Bacon. 1. The act of scattering or spreading. :. The state of being scattered.
1. The removal of a plant. After so mnany dispersions, and so many divi,
2. The ejection of a people.
The Edenites were garrisoned to resist the As-
1. To spread wide. damp; to terrify; to intimidate; to
The northern wind his wings.did broad display
There he him found all carelessly display'd, The providence of God strikes not in with
In secret shadow from the sunny ray,
On a sweet bed of lilies softly laid. Fairy Queen.
You speak not like yourself, who ever yet
Have stood to charity, and display'd th' effects
lation, display truth to mankind in characters so
visible, that those, who are not quite blind, may
3. To carve; to cut up.
The very ie'low which of late,
Noah began from thence
Рорг. Te Dispírit. v. a. (dis and spirit.]
1. To discourage;
fright; to strike with fear.
, that he spoke but few words after he
Steady to my principles, and not dispirited with my afflictions, I have overcome all diffi
Dryderia Amidst all the honours that are paid him, he feels nothing in himself but a poor, weak, dispitried mortal, yielding to the laws of corruption.
constitution of the body: He has dispirited himself by a debauch, and drank away his good humour. 13:PRITEDNESS. n. s. [from dispirit.] Want of vigour ; want of vivacity: Displace. v. a. (dis and place.] To put out of place; to place in an
Have err'd, and by bad women been deluded. Milton. 3. Government ; management; conduct.
We shall get more true and clear knowledge by one rule, than by taking up principles, and
I am called off from public dissertations by *
5. To set ostentatiously to view,
You've shewn how much you my content They are all couched in a pit, with obscured
design; lights; which, at the very instant of our meet Yot, ah! would heav'n's displeasure pass like ing, they will at once display to the night.
Nothing is in itself so pernicious to comnuniDISPLA'Y. n. s. [from the verb.] · An ties of learned men, as the displeasure of their exhibition of any thing to view.
Addisong Our ennobled understandings take the wings 4. State of disgrace; state of being dis..! of the morning to visit the world above us, and countenanced ; disfavour. have a glorious display of the highest form of He went into Poland, being in displeasure with created excellencies. Glanville. the pope for overmuch familiarity.
Peacban. We can with the greatest coldness behold the To Disple'ASURE. v. a.' (from the stupendous displays of omnipotence, and be in
noun.] To displease; not to gain fa. transports at the puny essays of human skill.
vour ; not to win affection. A word DispleA'SANCE. n. s. (from displease.]
not elegant, nor now in use.
When the way of pleasuring or displeasuring Anger ; discontent. Obsolete.
lieth by the favourite, it is impossible any other Cordell said, she lov'd him as behov'd;
should be over great.
Bacon Whose simple answer, wanting colours fair TO DISPLODĚ. V. a. [displodo, Latin.) To paint it forth, him to displeasance mov'd.
To disperse with a loud noise; to vent Fairy Queen.
with violence. DISPLEASANT, adj. (from displease.] Stood rank'd of seraphim another row, Unpleasing ; offensive; unpleasant. In posture to displode their second tire
What to one is a most grateful odour, to 31 Of thunder. other is noxious and displeasant; and it were a DISPLOʻSION. n. s. [from displosus, Lat) misery to some to lie stretched on a bed of
The act of disploding; a sudden burst TO DISPLE’Ase. v. a. (dis and please.] Dispoʻkr. n. s. [dis and sport.] Play;
or dispersion with noise and violence. To offend ; to make angry: God was displeased with this thing. i Chron.
sport ; pastime ; diversion ; amuseTo DISPLE’ase. V. n. To disgust; to
ment; merriment. raise aversion.
She list not hear, but her disports pursued; Foul sights do rather displease, in that they
And ever bade him stay, till tíne the tide res newid.
Spensera excite the memory of foul things, than in the immediate objects; and therefore, in pictures,
His disports were ingenuous and manlike, those foul sights do not much offend.
whereby he always learned somewhat. Hayward
She busied, heard the sound Your extreme fondness was perhaps as displeasing to God before, as now your extreme af.
Of rustling leaves; but minded not, as us’d, Hiction.
To such disport before her through the field, Sweet and stinking commonly serve our turn for these ideas, which, in effect, is little more than
TO DISPO'RT. v. a. [from the noun.] to call them pleasing or displeasing ; though the
To divert. A smell of a rose and violet, both sweet, are cer
He often, but attended with weak guard, tainly very distinct ideas.
Locke. Comes hunting this way to disport himself. Displeasingness. n. s. [from displeas- To Dispoʻrt. v. *.
Sbakspearl. ing.). Offensiveness ; quality of of.
To play; to toyi
to wanton. fending. It is a mistake to think that me
Fresh gales and gentle airs change the displeasingness or indifferency, that is
Whisper'd it to the woods, and from their wings in actions, into pleasure and desire, if they will
Flung rose, flung odours, from the spicy shrub do but what is in their power.
Locke. DISPLE'ASURE. n, s. [from displease.]
Loose to the winds their airy garments fiew; 1. Uneasiness; pain received.
The glitt'ring textures of the filmy dew
Dipt in the richest tincture of the skies, When good is proposed, its absence carries Where light disports in ever mingling dyes. displeasure or pain with it. Locke.
Pops 2. Offence ;, pain given.
DISPOʻSAL. *. s. [from dispose.) Now shall I be more blameless than the Philistines, though I do them a displeasure. Judges.
1. The act of disposing or regulating any 3. Anger ; indignation.
thing; regulation ; dispensation ; dis
tribution. True repentance may be wrought in the hearts of such as fear God, and yet incur his displea
Tax not divine disposal ; wisest men sure, the deserved effect whereof is eternal death.
2. The power of distribution; the right Solyman's heavy displeasure against him.
the next in his disposal ?
Are not the blessings both of this world and From his displeasure.
Though the reciprocalness of the injury ought to allay the displeasure at it, yet men so much more consider what they suffer than what they thereby putting our minds into the disposals at do.
Decory of Piety.
others. On me alone thy just displeasure lay; 4. Establishment in a new state ; But take thy judgments from this mourning sion into new hands.