Definition of unquick in English:

unquick

adjective

  • 1Lifeless, dead. Also of a fetus: that has not yet reached the stage of quickening. Now rare or archaic.

  • 2Not lively, active, or quick-witted.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Reginald Pecock (c1392–?1459), bishop of Chichester and religious author. From un- + quick.

Pronunciation

unquick

/(ˌ)ʌŋˈkwɪk//(ˌ)ʌnˈkwɪk/