slǽwþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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slǽwþ
e; f. Sloth, laziness, inertness, torpor; accidia, inertia, pigredo, torpor Se sixta leahter is accidia geháten, ðæt is ásolcennyss oððe slǽwþ on Englisc, Homl. Skt. i. 16, 296. Sió slǽwþ giétt slǽp on ðone monnan pigredo immittit soporem. Past. 39, 1 ; Swt. 283, 6. Slǽwþ torpor, Hymn. Surt. 26, 28. Sléuþ pigredo, Kent. Gl. 694. On ðæm sceáte his slǽwþe in sudario lenti torporis, Past. 9; Swt. 59, 16. From ðære slǽwþe his synna a peccati torpore, 28, 4; Swt. 193, 23. Slǽwþe inertia. Engl. Stud. ix. 40, col. 1. Hí for heora slǽwþe and for gimeléste forléton unwriten ðara monna dǽda, Bt. 18, 3 ; Fox 64, 33. Ic wát ðæt swongornes hí mid slǽwþe ofercymþ, 36, 6; Fox 180, 34. Gyf hé for slǽwþe his hláfordes forgýmþ, lie biþ his ágnum wel geborgen, L. R. S. 20 ; Th. i. 440, 16. Slǽwþum torporibus, Hymn. Surt. 4, 10. v. un-slǽwþ.
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