not glad or delighted; displeased, sorry, sorrowful; reluctant; having a feeling of dislike; unfond ...1338 arch. exc. Eng. dial.
from Old English unfægen (from un- + fægen [fain adj. glad under the circumstances], = Old Norse úfeginn (Norwegian ufegen).
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1338 - see EXAMPLE below
"...Whan he had samned his oste of folk fer & nere,
He seged bi þat coste þe kastelle of Tenkere.
Whilom Wiliam Mortayn þerof lord was,
þe Courthose is vnfayn, him þenk it a trespas.
þerfor þe duke him dight, as man of grete value,
Roberd Beleyse with myght, þe sege þei wend remue..."
From: Peter Langtoft's Chronicle As Illustrated and Improv'd by Robert of Brunne (Robert Mannyng), from the Death of Cadwalader to the End of K. Edward the First's Reign
- Translated by Robert Mannyng