hyge-leás
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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hyge-leás
adj. Thoughtless, careless, foolish Ne geríseþ biscopum ne æt hám ne on síðe tó higeleás [iuncglíc, MS. G.] wíse ac wísdóm and weorþscipe gedafenaþ heora háde a too thoughtless manner is not seemly for bishops, neither at home nor when travelling, but wisdom and dignity are becoming to their rank, L. I. P. 10, note; Th. ii. 318, 41. Higeleás plega senseless play, Homl. Th. ii. 220, 6. Hygeleáse lacking wisdom [the rebellious angels ], Cd. 3; Th. 4, 10; Gen. 51. Leahtra hegeleásra of sins committed thoughtlessly, Ps. C. 50, 144; Ps. Grn. ii. 280, 144. [Icel. hug-lauss fainthearted.]
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