Emily Dickinson Lexicon
Dictionary: AN'GU-LAR-LY – AN-I-MAD-VERT'ER
With angles, or corners; in the direction of the angles.
The quality of being angular.
Formed with angles or corners. – Woodward.
A state of being angular.
Angular; having corners; hooked. – Glanville.
AN-GUST', a. [L. angustus.]
Narrow; straight. [Not used.] – Burton.
AN-GUST-A'TION, n. [L. angustus, narrow. See Anger.]
The act of making narrow; a straightening, or being made narrow. – Wiseman.
AN-GUST'I-CLAVE, n. [L. angustus, narrow, and clavus, a knob or stud.]
A robe or tunic embroidered with purple studs or knobs, or by purple stripes, worn by Roman knights. The laticlave, with broader studs, was worn by senators. – Quinctilian. Kennet.
AN-HE-LA'TION, n. [L. anhelo, to pant, or breathe with difficulty; from halo, to breathe.]
Shortness of breath; a panting; difficult respiration, without fever, or with a sense of suffocation. – Encyc. Coxe.
Out of breath; panting; breathing with difficulty. [Little used.] – Dict.
A Brazilian aquatic fowl, larger than a swan, somewhat like a crane. Its head is small, its bill black, the toes armed with long claws. But what is remarkable, is a horn growing from its forehead; and the second joint of the wing is armed with two straight triangular spurs, an inch in length. The fidelity between the male and female is so great, that when one dies, the other remains by the carcass, till it expires. – Dict. of Nat. Hist.
AN'HY-DRITE, n. [See Anhydrous.]
A species of sulphate of lime, anhydrous gypsum, of which there are several varieties; compact, granular, a fibrous, radiated, sparry, siliciferous or vulpinite, and convoluted. – Jameson. Ure.
AN-HY'DROUS, a. [Gr. ανυδρος, dry; α privative and ὑδωρ, water.]
Destitute of water. Anhydrite is so called, because it is destitute of the water of crystalization. Cleaveland.
AN-I-ENT'ED, a. [It. niente, nothing; Norm. neant; Fr. aneantir, to annihilate.]
Frustrated; brought to naught. [Obs.] – Chaucer.
A-NIGHT, adv. [a or at, and night.]
In the night time. Anights, in the plural, is used of frequent and customary acts. You must come in earlier anights. – Shak.
AN'IL, n. [Sp. añil, indigo; Port. anil; D. anyl; Ar. نيلٌ nilon, slender, nila, blue.]
A shrub from whose leaves and stalks indigo is made; Indigofera, or the indigo plant. – Encyc.
AN-IL'I-TY, n. [L. anilis, anilitas, from anus, an old woman; Celtic, hen, old.]
The state of being an old woman; the old age of a woman; dotage.
Susceptible of animation.
That which has the power of perceiving.
AN-I-MAD-VER'SION, n. [L. animadversio.]
Remarks by way of censure or criticism; reproof; blame. It may sometimes be used for punishment, or punishment may be implied in the word, but this is not common. In an ecclesiastical sense, it differs from censure, says Ayliffe; censure, respecting spiritual punishment, and animadversion, a temporal one. Glanville uses the word in the sense of perception, but this use is not authorized.
That has the power of perceiving. – Glanville.
The power of animadverting.
AN-I-MAD-VERT', v.i. [L. animadverto, of animus, mind, and adverto, to turn to.]
- To turn the mind to; to consider.
- To consider or remark upon by way of criticism or censure. – Dryden.
- To inflict punishment; followed by upon. – Grew.
One who animadverts or makes remarks by way of censure.