Uncreated to Underaction
(Un`cre*at"ed), a. [In sense 1, properly p. p. of uncreate; in senses 2 and 3, pref. un- +
1. Deprived of existence; annihilated. Beau. & Fl.
2. Not yet created; as, misery uncreated. Milton.
3. Not existing by creation; self-existent; eternal; as, God is an uncreated being. Locke.
(Un`cre*at"ed*ness), n. The quality or state of being uncreated.
(Un*cred"i*ble) a. Incredible. Bacon.
(Un*cred"it) v. t. [1st pref. un- + credit.] To cause to be disbelieved; to discredit. [Obs.]
(Un*cred"it*a*ble) a. Discreditable. [Obs.]
(Un*crown") v. t. [1st pref. un- + crown.] To deprive of a crown; to take the crown from; hence,
to discrown; to dethrone.
He hath done me wrong,Shak.
And therefore I'll uncrown him ere't be long.
(Un*crud"ded) a. [See Un- not, and Curd.] Not cruddled, or curdled. [Obs.]
Her breast like to a bowl of cream uncrudded.Spenser.
(Unc"tion) n. [OE. unccioun, uncioun, OF. oncion, onction, F. onction, fr. L. unctio, fr. ungere,
unctum, to anoint. See Unguent.]
1. The act of anointing, smearing, or rubbing with an unguent, oil, or ointment, especially for medical
purposes, or as a symbol of consecration; as, mercurial unction.
To be heir, and to be kingMilton.
By sacred unction, thy deserved right.
2. That which is used for anointing; an unguent; an ointment; hence, anything soothing or lenitive.
The king himself the sacred unction made.Dryden.
Lay not that flattering unction to your soul.Shak.
3. Divine or sanctifying grace. [R.]
4. That quality in language, address, or the like, which excites emotion; especially, strong devotion; religious
fervor and tenderness; sometimes, a simulated, factitious, or unnatural fervor.
The delightful equivoque and unction of the passage in Farquhar.Hazlitt.
The mention of thy gloryNeale (Rhythm of St. Bernard). Extreme unction (R. C. Ch. & Gr. Ch.), the sacrament of anointing in the last hours; the application
of consecrated oil by a priest to all the senses, that is, to eyes, ears, nostrils, etc., of a person when in
danger of death from illness, done for remission of sins. [James v. 14, 15.]
Is unction to the breast.
(Unc"tious) a. Unctuous. [Obs.]
(Unc`tu*os"i*ty) n. [Cf. F. onctuosité.] Quality or state of being unctuous. Sir T. Browne.