nearuness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
nearuness
e ; f. I. a strait Mid longre nearonesse be eástan Constantinopolim ligeþ juxta Constantinopolim longae mittuntur angustiae, Ors. 1, 1 ; Swt. 8, 21. II. oppression, distress (of body) Nearones breósta oppression of the chest, Lchdm. ii. 204, 27. Ðæt (asthma ) ys nearunyss ... and breóst byþ innen mid micle nearnysse, iii. 116, 23-26. III. distress (of mind), anxiety, tribulation, trouble, grief Hér is seó lǽnlíce winsumnes ac ðǽr is seó syngale nearones in this world is the transient delight, in the next is the perpetual distress, L. E. I. introd. ; Th. ii. 394, 8. Hú ne witon wé ðæt nán nearewnes ne nán unrótnes nis nán gesǽlþ nam non esse anxiam, tristemque beatitudinem quid attinet dicere? Bt. 24, 4; Fox 86, 20. Hé on swá micelre nearanuesse becom he fell into so great trouble (was imprisoned), 1 ; Fox 2, 27. Swá hwá swá ða flǽsclícan unþeáwas forlǽtan wile hé sceal geþolian micele nearanesse corporis voluptatum appetentia plena est anxietatis, 31, 1; Fox 110, 26. Seó hreówsung ne beoþ ná bútan sorge and búton nearonesse, Fox 110, 29. On swá micelre módes unréto and nearonisse anxietate, Nar. 30, 24. Nearonessa angustia, Ps. Th. 218, 243. On mínum earfoþum and nearonessum in tribulatione, 4, 1. Of nearonessum heora de necessitatibus eorum, Ps. Lamb. 106, 6. Nearonessum módes mentis angoribus, Bd. 2, 12 ; S. 513, 33, note.
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