/ (ʌnˈsiːlɪ) /
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pl n the unseelie
evil malevolent fairies
- of or belonging to the unseelie
- evil and malevolent like the unseelieunseelie wights
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Word Origin for unseelie
Old English unsǣlig; compare seelie and silly
Words nearby unseelie
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How to use unseelie in a sentence
There were, as in all communities, a good and a bad section, known as the "seelie" and the "unseelie court."