torn
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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torn
adj. Causing violent emotions of grief or anger, grievous, distressing, bitter Hí him ermþu gehéton tornum teóncwidum they threatened him with misery in grievous words of insult, Exon. Th. 129, 10; Gú. 419. Ic sceal godscyld wrecan, torne teóncwide (grievous blasphemies ), ðe ðu tǽlnissum wiþ ða sélestan sacan ongunne, 254, 30; Jul. 205. Hí mé dǽdun (-m, MS.) torne télnysse, teónan mænige detrahebant mihi, Ps. Th. 108, 3. Ðæt wæs Hróðgáre hreówa tornost it was to Hrothgar the bitterest grief, Beo. Th. 4265; B. 2129. [O. Sax. torn bitter (tear).] v. torne, torn-líc.
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