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disacquaint

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

dis- +‎ acquaint: compare Old French desacointier.

VerbEdit

disacquaint (third-person singular simple present disacquaints, present participle disacquainting, simple past and past participle disacquainted)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To render unacquainted; to make unfamiliar.
    While my sick heart / With dismal smart / Is disacquainted never. — Herrick.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.