Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not good; bad.

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  • adjective not good; bad

Etymologies

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From un- +‎ good, present in Middle English ungod, and Old English ungōd. Popularised by its appearance in Newspeak, a fictional language coined in Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949), dystopian novel by George Orwell.

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