unchancy

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unchancy

(ʌnˈtʃɑːnsɪ)
adj
Scot unlucky, ill-omened, or dangerous. Compare wanchancy
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For example, when Orual reports that the infant Psyche had "the strangest and, I thought, unchanciest love for all manner of brutes," it is clear that while she was sometimes uneasy the child's enthusiasms, she was also charmed by them.