from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Infertility.
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Un is prefixed to all words originally English, and to all participles made privitive adjectives, as, unfeeling; and to most substantives having an English termination, as, unfertileness; which, if they have a borrowed termination, take in, as, infertility.
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Un is prefixed to most substantives which have an English termination, as unfertileness, unperfectness, which, if they have borrowed terminations, take in or im, as infertility, imperfection; uncivil, incivility; unactive, inactivity.
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