med-trum-ness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
med-trum-ness
, med-trym-ness, met-trum-ness, met-trym-ness e; f. Infirmity, ill-health, sickness, illness Seó lange mettrumnes ðæs seócan mannes, ðonne hine God forlǽtan nele éþelíce lifian, ne hé swyltan ne móte, Blickl. Homl. 59, 28. Hwílum ofþrycþ ðone líchoman ungemetlícu mettrymnes (languor). Ongeán swelce metrymnesse mon beþorfte stronges lǽcedómes ... swá hé mǽge ða mettrymnesse (morbum ) mid gefliéman, Past. 61, 2; Swt. 455, 26-30. Se ðe biscephád underféhþ hé underféhþ ðæs folces mettrymnesse quasi ad ægrum medicus accedit, 9; Swt. 59, 23. Hé gefór on ðære mettrymnesse, Ors. 6, 30; Swt. 282, 21. Ðá gehǽldon hié sum wíf of micelre medtrumnesse, Shrn. 135, 16. Mettrumnesse, Ps. Th. 5, arg: 6, arg: 15, arg: Guthl. 20; Gdwin. 82, 13. Ða lǽcas cunnon heora medtrumnesse ongitan, Bt. 39, 9; Fox 226, 16. Mettrymnysse infirmitates, Ps. Spl. C. 15, 3. Metrymnisse ægrotationes, Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 8, 17. Wíf sceolon gemunan hyra mettrumnessa and hyra hádes tyddernessa women must remember their infirmities and the weaknesses of their sex, L. E. I. 6; Th. ii. 406, 12.
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