earmlíc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
earmlíc
sup. earmlícost; adj. Miserable, wretched; mĭser Ðǽr sceal earmlíc ylda cwealm æfter wyrþan then must afterwards miserable slaughter of men take place, Andr. Kmbl. 363; An. 182. Wǽs gehýred earmlíc ylda gedræg the wretched tumult of men was heard. Andr. Kmbl. 3108; An. 1557: Beo. Th. 1618; B. 807: Bd. 5, 13; S. 632, 29. Ðæt is earmlícost ealra þinga this is the most wretched of all things. Bt. Met. Fox 19, 55; Met. 19, 28: 27, 32; Met. 27, 16: 28, 148; Met. 28, 74.
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