dimbúa(i)d

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Forms: dímbáidh, diombhuaidhe

n (búaid, búad)

(a) defeat, discomfiture, disgrace (oppd. to búaid): acht ní buaid a denam imbárach, is mó is dimbúaid a denam innocht though no victory is to be won by doing it tomorrow, there is still less to be gained by doing it tonight, TBC 1867 . cach buaid [bid] dimbúaid iartain, Ériu v 211 . tri gári dimbuaid do ḟlaith, | gáir glám dia guin, etc. . . . trí gáre buada do ríg, LL 147b17 . día mbuadaib archomall na cāna sin ┐ dia ndimbuadhaib mana īcat in chāin, Fen. 158 . go bfeasadh cia dhá rachadh a bhuaidh no a dhiombuaidh (of a battle), Eachtra M. an Iol. 70 . dimbúaid fir frith-rosc madma a man's discomfiture, CRR 38 . nōi ngrād nime . . . cen dimbuaid, SR 555 . bior cruaidh gan diombuaidh le hordaibh that cannot be dented by sledgehammers (see ZCP xvii 209 n. 1 ), Ó Bruad. ii 232 . co ndechaid . . . fo dhimbuaid martra docum ithfrinn, Lism. L. 2328 . fó dim- búaid, TFerbe 548 . tangattar ar ccúlaibh fó athais ┐ fó diombuaidh, FM v 1522 . arricht tech d'éccaibh diombuaidh `the unvictorious house of death', ii 932 .

(b) lack of privilege, disability: tri buada righ Caisil . . . a tri dimbuadha iarsin, cath d'ḟuagur uadh ar Laighnibh, a choinmheadh a g[C]aisil . . . ┐ gan dul co Temair three pre- rogatives . . . three disabilities, BR 258 . it e sin ratha ┐ dimm- buada na haíne; ┐ at imda a buada the graces and disgraces attached to fasting, PH 8422 .

(c) drawback, misfortune, ill-luck: arsin geibim-sea dó in dúain, | dósom ní tharla a dimbuaid `it chanced that he was not displeased therewith' (there befell him no misfortune therewith?), Met. Dinds. iii 310 . dimbuaid sceóil, LU 8941 ( FB 71 ). cen dochund ┐ cen dimbúaid, 4288 = SG 84 . dimbuaid in dáil luckless bargain (i.e. giving up God for the world), O'Gr. Cat. 357 . biaidh orra 'gun cCoimdhe | diommbuaidh cuimhne ┐ comhairle, BNnÉ 250 . rofágaib Fursa dosom . . . dimbuaid n-erlabra ill-luck in speech, BColm. 96 . dimmbuaid n- aisterechta for fer t'inaid, ib. ben co ndoirchi is co ndim- bhuaid, BB 593b30 . ba dimmbuaidh les, TBC 2774 St. = ba dimbág, LL. diombuadh triall ó thulchaibh Fáil, Hard. ii 226 = dímbáidh, O'Gr. Cat. 481 . an tráth budh doilg as diombúaid, Rel. Celt. ii 272 . g s. damhna diombhuaidhe , i 130.

Note also: do bhí diombuadh romhór a naghaidh Israel ` indignation ', 2 Kings iii 27 .