Misgives vs Mislives - What's the difference?

misgives | mislives |


As verbs the difference between misgives and mislives

is that misgives is (misgive) while mislives is (mislive).

misgives

English

Verb

(head)
  • (misgive)

  • misgive

    English

    Verb

  • (archaic) to give fear or doubt to; to make irresolute
  • * 1591 , , IV.vi
  • As Henry's late presaging prophecy
    Did glad my heart with hope of this young Richmond,
    So doth my heart misgive me, in these conflicts,
    What may befall him to his harm and ours.
  • * Milton
  • Such whose consciences misgave them, how ill they had deserved.
  • (archaic) To suspect; to dread.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • (archaic) To give wrongly; to give or grant amiss.
  • (Laud)

    Derived terms

    * misgivings English irregular verbs

    mislives

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (mislive)

  • mislive

    English

    Verb

    (misliv)
  • To lead a wrong or vicious life; live wrongly.
  • Derived terms

    * (l) * (l) * (l) (Webster 1913)