on-tendness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
on-tendness
e; f. I. a burning, fire Hé hét gearcian ða tunnan tó heora bærnette . . . Hí wurdon gebrohte tó ðám tunnum and tó ðære ontendnysse, Homl. Skt. i. 4, 307. Ontendnyssa incendia, Hpt. Gl. 499, 42. Antendnyssum globis, 489, 68. Ontyndnissum incendiis, 440, 4. II. metaph. fire, that which kindles passion Eugenia cwæþ ðæt heó wǽre gálnysse ontendnyss, Homl. Skt. 2, 173. III. passion, vehement desire Ðære forligerlícere ontendnysse adulterinae titillationis, Hpt. Gl. 505, 68. Ontyndnysse, 520, 33. Hé uneáðe ðære líchamlícan ontendnysse wiðstandan mihte, Homl. Th. ii. 156, 26.Geangsumod mid ðæra ormǽtan ontendnysse and hrýmande ... 'Forgif mé ðam men ðe mín mód mé tó spenþ, Homl. Skt. i. 3, 387: 3, 397. Ic on ðé ádwesce ealle ontendnysse, 4, 171. IV. burning sensation, inflammation He unscrýdde hine ealne, and wylode hine sylfne on ðám þiccum bremlum and þornum and netelum ... and swá þurh ðære hýde wunda ádwæscte his módes wunda; for ðan ðe hé áwende ðone unlust tó sárnysse, and þurh ða ýttran ontendnysse ácwencte ða inran, Homl. Th. ii. 156, 27-33.
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