módig-ness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
módig-ness
e;f. I. in a bad sense, Pride Módignys superbia, Wrt. Voc. i. 76, 26. Se eahteoða heáfodleahter is módignyss (þe ehtuðe sunne is ihatan superbia, þet is on englisc modinesse, O. E. Homl. i. 103, 33), Homl. Th. ii. 218, 22. Flǽsces tóbryte módignesse carnis terat superbiam, Hymn. Surt. 9, 22. Ða heofenlícan myrhþe ðe ða englas þurh módignysse forluron, Homl. Th. i. 360, 28. II. in a good sense, Highmindedness, magnanimity, greatness of mind which does not resent injury Eahta sweras syndon ðe rihtlícne cynedóm upwegaþ:sóþfæstnys, módignes (patientia), L. I. P. 3; Th. ii. 306, 28. [Þatt wǽre modiȝnesse & idell ȝellp, Orm. 12040: stiȝþ on heh þurh modinesse, O. and N. 1405.]
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