Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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OONFERSELL, adj. Inactive, weakly. Abd. 1871  W. Alexander Johnny Gibb xlix.:
He's gotten a bit o' a shak'; but he's nae that oonfersell again growin'.

[Un-, pref., + Fersell, 1., energetic.]

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