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  1. remorse, ayenbite, used as a conscious archaism

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Google previewJoyce’s Nietzschean Ethics (2013)

by S. Slote

Stephen's Agenbite is a secondorder ressentiment: the ressentiment that resultsfrom theinevitable impossibility of matricide,whichis itself the ressentimentofhavingbeenborn.

Google previewDictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases (1950)

by Ph. D Newmark

Agenbite of Inwit. See Ayenbite, etc. agenda. Things to be done; items of business at a meeting [L] agenesia. [Gk] agenfrida. Owner; master [AS] agens. Agent [L] agent provocateur. Provoking or instigating agent; one who ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1977)

Volume 20 - Nigeria: Libraries in to Oregon State University Library by Allen Kent, Harold Lancour, Jay E. Daily

leaving the reader to puzzle out word by word, as a child might do, all the meaning of what appear to be pronounceable words in English but have no known semantic value until the words are torn apart "Agenbite the inwit," for example).

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

See agenbite. irenic. See e1renicon. irremeable. Without possibility of return. Latin ir, in, not + re, back + meare, to go, pass. This word, used from the 16th century, was sometimes taken as meaning irremediable, without possibility of cure.

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2010)

by Julia Cresswell

There is a famous English religious work called Agenbite oflnwyt ('Remorse of Conscience') written c.1340. James Joyce used the ...

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Video shows what agenbite means. remorse, ayenbite, often used as a conscious archaism. Agenbite Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary.

Scrabble value of A1G2E1N1B3I1T1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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