(In*un`der*stand"ing) a. Void of understanding. [Obs.] Bp. Pearson.
(In`ur*bane") a. [L. inurbanus. See In- not, and Urbane.] Uncivil; unpolished; rude. M.
Arnold. In`ur*bane"ly, adv. In`ur*bane"ness, n.
(In`ur*ban"i*ty) n. [Cf. F. inurbanité.] Want of urbanity or courtesy; unpolished manners or
deportment; inurbaneness; rudeness. Bp. Hall.
(In*ure") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inured ; p. pr. & vb. n. Inuring.] [From pref. in- in + ure use,
work. See Ure use, practice, Opera, and cf. Manure.] To apply in use; to train; to discipline; to use or
accustom till use gives little or no pain or inconvenience; to harden; to habituate; to practice habitually. "To
inure our prompt obedience." Milton.
He . . . did inure them to speak little.Sir T. North.
Inured and exercised in learning.Robynson
The poor, inured to drudgery and distress.Cowper.
(In*ure"), v. i. To pass into use; to take or have effect; to be applied; to serve to the use or benefit
of; as, a gift of lands inures to the heirs. [Written also enure.]
(In*ure"ment) n. Use; practice; discipline; habit; custom.
(In*urn") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inurned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Inurning.] To put in an urn, as the ashes
of the dead; hence, to bury; to intomb.
Wherein we saw thee quietly inurned.
(In*u"si*tate) a. [L. inusitatus unusual. See Use.] Unusual. [R.] Bramhall.
(In*u"si*ta"tion) n. Want of use; disuse. [R.] Paley.
(In*ust") a. [L. inurere, inustum, to burn in; pref. in- in + urere to burn.] Burnt in. [Obs.]
(In*us"tion) n. The act of burning or branding. [Obs.] T. Adams.
(In*u"tile) a. [L. inutilis: cf. F. inutile. See In- not, Utile.] Useless; unprofitable. [Obs.] Bacon.
(In`u*til"i*ty) n. [L. inutilitas: cf. F. inutilité.] Uselessness; the quality of being unprofitable; unprofitableness; as,
the inutility of vain speculations and visionary projects.
(In*ut"ter*a*ble) a. Unutterable; inexpressible. Milton.
(||In` vac"u*o) [L.] (Physics) In a vacuum; in empty space; as, experiments in vacuo.
(In*vade") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Invaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Invading.] [L. invadere, invasum; pref.
in- in + vadere to go, akin to E. wade: cf. OF. invader, F. envahir. See Wade.]
1. To go into or upon; to pass within the confines of; to enter; used of forcible or rude ingress. [Obs.]
Which becomes a body, and doth then invadeSpenser.
The state of life, out of the grisly shade.
2. To enter with hostile intentions; to enter with a view to conquest or plunder; to make an irruption into; to
attack; as, the Romans invaded Great Britain.
Such an enemyMilton.
Is risen to invade us.