Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
In"gle (?), v. t. To cajole or coax; to wheedle. See Engle. [Obs.]
In*glo"bate (?), a. In the form of a globe or sphere; -- applied to nebulous matter collected into a sphere by the force of gravitation.
In*globe" (?), v. t. To infix, as in a globe; to fix or secure firmly. [Obs.]
In*glo"ri*ous (?), a. [L. inglorious; pref. in- not + gloria glory, fame: cf. F. inglorieux. See Glory.]
1. Not glorious; not bringing honor or glory; not accompanied with fame, honor, or celebrity; obscure; humble; as, an inglorious life of ease.
My next desire is, void of care and strife,
To lead a soft, secure, inglorious life.
Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest.
2. Shameful; disgraceful; ignominious; as, inglorious flight, defeat, etc.
Inglorious shelter in an alien land.
In*glo"ri*ous*ly, adv. In an inglorious manner; dishonorably; with shame; ignominiously; obscurely.
In*glo"ri*ous*ness, n. The state of being inglorious.
In*glut" (?), v. t. To glut. [R.]
In*glu"vi*al (?), a. (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the indulges or crop of birds.
In*glu"vi*es (?), n. [L.] (Anat.) The crop, or craw, of birds.
In*glu"vi*ous (?), a. Gluttonous. [Obs.]
In"-go`ing (?), n. The act of going in; entrance.
In"-go`ing, a. Going; entering, as upon an office or a possession; as, an in-going tenant.
In*gorge" (?), v. t. & i. See Engorge.
In"got (?), n. [Prob. from AS. in in + geótan to pour: cf. F. linglot, LL. lingotus a mass of gold or silver, extended in the manner of a tongue, and G. einguss, LG. & OE. ingot ingot, a mold for casting metals in. See Found to cast, and cf. Linget, Lingot, Nugget.]
1. That in which metal is cast; a mold. [Obs.]
And from the fire he took up his matter
And in the ingot put it with merry cheer.
2. A bar or wedge of steel, gold, or other malleable metal, cast in a mold; a mass of unwrought cast metal.
Wrought ingots from Besoara's mine.
Sir W. Jones.
Ingot mold, a box or mold in which ingots are cast. -- Ingot iron. See Decarbonized steel, under Decarbonize.
In*grace" (?), v. t. [Pref. in- in + grace.] To ingratiate. [Obs.]
In*gra"cious (?), a. [Pref. in- not + gracious.] Ungracious; unkind. [Obs.]
In*graff" (?), v. t. See Ingraft. [Obs.]
In*graft" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ingrafted; p. pr. & vb. n. Ingrafting.] [Written also engraft.]
1. To insert, as a scion of one tree, shrub, or plant in another for propagation; as, to ingraft a peach scion on a plum tree; figuratively, to insert or introduce in such a way as to make a part of something.
This fellow would ingraft a foreign name
Upon our stock.
A custom . . . ingrafted into the monarchy of Rome.
2. To subject to the process of grafting; to furnish with grafts or scions; to graft; as, to ingraft a tree.
In*graft"er (?), n. A person who ingrafts.
In*graft"ment (?), n.
1. The act of ingrafting.
2. The thing ingrafted; a scion.
In"grain` (?; 277), a. [Pref. in- in + grain kermes. See Engrain, Grain.]
1. Dyed with grain, or kermes. [Obs.]
2. Dyed before manufacture, -- said of the material of a textile fabric; hence, in general, thoroughly inwrought; forming an essential part of the substance.
Ingrain carpet, a double or two-ply carpet. -- Triple ingrain carpet, a three-ply carpet.
In"grain`, n. An ingrain fabric, as a carpet.
In"grain` (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ingrained (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Ingraining.] [Written also engrain.]
1. To dye with or in grain or kermes.
2. To dye in the grain, or before manufacture.
3. To work into the natural texture or into the mental or moral constitution of; to stain; to saturate; to imbue; to infix deeply.
Our fields ingrained with blood.
Cruelty and jealousy seem to be ingrained in a man who has these vices at all.
In*grap"ple (?), v. t. & i. To seize; to clutch; to grapple. [Obs.]
In"grate` (?; 277), a. [L. ingratus. See Ingrateful.] Ingrateful. [Obs. or Poetic]
In"grate`, n. An ungrateful person.
In"grate`ful (?), a. [L. ingratus ingrateful (pref. in- not + gratus beloved, dear, grateful) + -ful: cf. F. ingrat. See Grateful.]
1. Ungrateful; thankless; unappreciative.
He proved extremely false and ingrateful to me.
2. Unpleasing to the sense; distasteful; offensive.
He gives . . . no ingrateful food.
-- In"grate`ful*ly, adv. -- In"grate`ful*ness, n.
In"grate`ly (?), adv. Ungratefully. [Obs.]
In*gra"ti*ate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ingratiated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Ingratiating (?).] [Pref. in- in + L. gratia. See Grace.]
1. To introduce or commend to the favor of another; to bring into favor; to insinuate; -- used reflexively, and followed by with before the person whose favor is sought.
Lysimachus . . . ingratiated himself both with Philip and his pupil.
2. To recommend; to render easy or agreeable; -- followed by to. [Obs.]
Dr. J. Scott.
What difficulty would it [the love of Christ] not ingratiate to us?
In*gra"ti*ate, v. i. To gain favor. [R.]
Sir W. Temple.
In*grat"i*tude (?), n. [F. ingratitude, L. ingratitudo. See Ingrate.] Want of gratitude; insensibility to, forgetfulness of, or ill return for, kindness or favors received; unthankfulness; ungratefulness.
Ingratitude, thou marble-hearted fiend.
Ingratitude is abhorred both by God and man.
In*grave" (?), v. t. To engrave. [R.] Whose gleaming rind ingrav'n."
In*grave", v. t. [Pref. in- in + grave. Cf. Engrave.] To bury. [Obs.]
In*grav"i*date (?), v. t. [L. ingravidatus, p. p. of ingravidare to impregnate. See 1st In-, and Gravidated.] To impregnate. [Obs.]
In*grav`i*da"tion (?), n. The state of being pregnant or impregnated. [Obs.]
In*great" (?), v. t. To make great; to enlarge; to magnify. [Obs.]
In*gre"di*ence (?), In*gre"di*en*cy (?), n. [See Ingredient.]
1. Entrance; ingress. [Obs.]
Sir M. Hale.
2. The quality or state of being an ingredient or component part.
In*gre"di*ent (?), n. [F. ingrédient, L. ingrediens, -entis, entering into, p. pr. of ingredi, p. p. ingressus, to go into, to enter; pref. in- in + gradi to walk, go. See Grade.] That which enters into a compound, or is a component part of any combination or mixture; an element; a constituent.
By way of analysis we may proceed from compounds to ingredients.
Sir I. Newton.
Water is the chief ingredient in all the animal fluids and solids.
In*gre"di*ent, a. Entering as, or forming, an ingredient or component part.
Acts where no sin is ingredient.
In"gress (?), n. [L. ingressus, fr. ingredi. See Ingredient.]
1. The act of entering; entrance; as, the ingress of air into the lungs.
2. Power or liberty of entrance or access; means of entering; as, all ingress was prohibited.
3. (Astron.) The entrance of the moon into the shadow of the earth in eclipses, the sun's entrance into a sign, etc.
In"gress (?), v. i. To go in; to enter. [R.]
In*gres"sion (?), n. [L. ingressio: cf. F. ingression.] Act of entering; entrance.
Sir K. Digby.
In*grieve (?), v. t. To render more grievous; to aggravate. [Obs.]
Sir P. Sidney.
In*groove" (?), v. t. To groove in; to join in or with a groove.
In*gross" (?), v. t. See Engross.
In"grow`ing (?), a. Growing or appearing to grow into some other substance.
Ingrowing nail, one whose edges are becoming imbedded in the adjacent flesh.
In"growth` (?), n. A growth or development inward.
In"guen (?), n. [L. inguen, inguinis.] (Anat.) The groin.
In*guilt"y (?), a. Not guilty. [Obs.]
In"gui*nal (?), a. [L. inguinalis, fr. inguen, inguinis, the groin: cf. F. inguinal.] (Astron. & Med.) Of or pertaining to, or in the region of, the inguen or groin; as, an inguinal canal or ligament; inguinal hernia.
Inguinal ring. See Abdominal ring, under Abdominal.
In*gulf" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ingulfed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Ingulfing.] [Cf. Engulf.] [Written also engulf.] To swallow up or overwhelm in, or as in, a gulf; to cast into a gulf. See Engulf.
A river large . . .
Passed underneath ingulfed.
In*gulf"ment (?), n. The act of ingulfing, or the state of being ingulfed.
In*gur"gi*tate (?), v. t. [L. ingurgitatus, p. p. of ingurgitare to pour in; pref. in- in + gurges whirlpool, gulf.]
1. To swallow, devour, or drink greedily or in large quantity; to guzzle.
2. To swallow up, as in a gulf.
In*gur"gi*tate, v. i. To guzzle; to swill.
In*gur`gi*ta"tion (?), n. [L. ingurgitatio: cf. F. ingurgitation.] The act of swallowing greedily or immoderately; that which is so swallowed.
He drowned his stomach and senses with a large draught and ingurgitation of wine.
In*gust"a*ble (?), a. [L. ingustabilis. See Gustable.] Tasteless; insipid.
Sir T. Browne.
In*hab"ile (?), a. [L. inhabilis: cf. F. inhabile. See In- not, and Habile, and cf. Unable.]
1. Not apt or fit; unfit; not convenient; inappropriate; unsuitable; as, inhabile matter. [Obs.]
2. Unskilled; unready; awkward; incompetent; unqualified; -- said of person. [Obs.] See Unable.
In`ha*bil"i*ty (?), n. [Cf. F. inhabileté, inhabilité. See Inability.] Unsuitableness; unaptness; unfitness; inability. [Obs.]
In*hab"it (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inhabited; p. pr. & vb. n. Inhabiting.] [OE. enhabiten, OF. enhabiter, L. inhabitare; pref. in- in + habitare to dwell. See Habit.] To live or dwell in; to occupy, as a place of settled residence; as, wild beasts inhabit the forest; men inhabit cities and houses.
The high and lofty One, that inhabiteth eternity.
Is. lvii. 15.
O, who would inhabit
This bleak world alone?
In*hab"it, v. i. To have residence in a place; to dwell; to live; to abide. [Archaic or Poetic]
They say wild beasts inhabit here.
In*hab"it*a*ble (?), a. [L. inhabitabilis. See Inhabit.] Capable of being inhabited; habitable.
Systems of inhabitable planets.
In*hab"it*a*ble, a. [L. inhabitabilis: cf. F. inhabitable. See In- not, and Habitable.] Not habitable; not suitable to be inhabited. [Obs.]
The frozen ridges of the Alps
Or other ground inhabitable.
In*hab"it*ance (?), In*hab"it*an*cy (?), n.
1. The act of inhabiting, or the state of being inhabited; the condition of an inhabitant; residence; occupancy.
Ruins yet resting in the wild moors testify a former inhabitance.
2. (Law) The state of having legal right to claim the privileges of a recognized inhabitant; especially, the right to support in case of poverty, acquired by residence in a town; habitancy.
In*hab"it*ant (?), n. [L. inhabitans, -antis, p. pr. of inhabitare.]
1. One who dwells or resides permanently in a place, as distinguished from a transient lodger or visitor; as, an inhabitant of a house, a town, a city, county, or state. Frail inhabitants of earth."
In this place, they report that they saw inhabitants which were very fair and fat people.
2. (Law) One who has a legal settlement in a town, city, or parish; a permanent resident.
In*hab"i*tate (?), v. t. To inhabit. [Obs.]
In*hab`i*ta"tion (?), n. [L. inhabitatio a dwelling.]
1. The act of inhabiting, or the state of being inhabited; indwelling.
The inhabitation of the Holy Ghost.
2. Abode; place of dwelling; residence. [Obs.]
3. Population; inhabitants. [Obs.]
Sir T. Browne.
The beginning of nations and of the world's inhabitation.
Sir W. Raleigh.
In*hab"it*a*tive*ness (?), n. (Phrenol.) A tendency or propensity to permanent residence in a place or abode; love of home and country.
In*hab"it*ed, a. Uninhabited. [Obs.]
In*hab"it*er (?), n. An inhabitant. [R.]
In*hab"it*ive*ness (?), n. (Phrenol.) See Inhabitativeness.
What the phrenologists call inhabitiveness.
In*hab"it*ress, n. A female inhabitant. [R.]
In*hal"ant (?), a. [Cf. F. inhalant.] Inhaling; used for inhaling.
In*hal"ant (?), n. An apparatus also called an inhaler (which see); that which is to be inhaled.
In`ha*la"tion (?), n. [Cf. F. inhalation.] The act of inhaling; also, that which is inhaled.
In*hale" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inhaled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Inhaling.] [L. inhalare to breathe upon; pref. in- in + halare to breathe: cf. F. inhaler. Cf. Exhale.] To breathe or draw into the lungs; to inspire; as, to inhale air; -- opposed to exhale.
Martin was walking forth to inhale the fresh breeze of the evening.
In*hal"ent (?), a. Used for inhaling; as, the inhalent end of a duct.
In*hal"er (?), n.
1. One who inhales.
2. An apparatus for inhaling any vapor or volatile substance, as ether or chloroform, for medicinal purposes.
3. A contrivance to filter, as air, in order to protect the lungs from inhaling damp or cold air, noxious gases, dust, etc.; also, the respiratory apparatus for divers.
In*hance" (?), v. t. See Enhance.
In`har*mon"ic (?), In`har*mon"ic*al (?), a. Not harmonic; inharmonious; discordant; dissonant.
In`har*mo"ni*ous (?), a. [Pref. in- not + harmonious: cf. F. inharmonieux.]
1. Not harmonious; unmusical; discordant; dissonant.
Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh.
2. Conflicting; jarring; not in harmony.
In`har*mo"ni*ous*ly, adv. Without harmony.
In`har*mo"ni*ous*ness, n. The quality of being inharmonious; want of harmony; discord.
The inharmoniousness of a verse.
In*har"mo*ny (?), n. Want of harmony.
In"haul` (?), In"haul`er (?), n. (Naut.) A rope used to draw in the jib boom, or flying jib boom.
In*hearse" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inhearsed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Inhearsing.] To put in, or as in, a hearse or coffin.
In*here" (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Inhered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Inhering.] [L. inhaerere; pref. in- in + haerere to stick, hang. See Hesitate.] To be inherent; to stick (in); to be fixed or permanently incorporated with something; to cleave (to); to belong, as attributes or qualities.
They do but inhere in the subject that supports them.
In*her"ence (?), In*her"en*cy (?), n. [Cf. F. inhérence.] The state of inhering; permanent existence in something; innateness; inseparable and essential connection.
In*her"ent (?), a. [L. inhaerens, -entis, p. pr. of inhaerere: cf. F. inhérent. See Inhere.] Permanently existing in something; inseparably attached or connected; naturally pertaining to; innate; inalienable; as, polarity is an inherent quality of the magnet; the inherent right of men to life, liberty, and protection. A most inherent baseness."
The sore disease which seems inherent in civilization.
Syn. -- Innate; inborn; native; natural; inbred; inwrought; inseparable; essential; indispensable.
In*her"ent*ly, adv. By inherence; inseparably.
Matter hath inherently and essentially such an internal energy.
In*her"it (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inherited; p. pr. & vb. n. Inheriting.] [OE. enheriten to inherit, to give a heritage to, OF. enheriter to appoint as an heir, L. inhereditare; pref. in- in + hereditare to inherit, fr. heres heir. See Heir.]
1. (Law) To take by descent from an ancestor; to take by inheritance; to take as heir on the death of an ancestor or other person to whose estate one succeeds; to receive as a right or title descendible by law from an ancestor at his decease; as, the heir inherits the land or real estate of his father; the eldest son of a nobleman inherits his father's title; the eldest son of a king inherits the crown.