þweorness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
þweorness
e; f. I. crookedness (fig.) v. þweorh, I. 2 Ðwyrnyssa beóð gerihte, Homl. Th. i. 362, 22. II. opposition. v. þweorh, II, þweorlíce, II Aduersus ongeán mid þwyrnysse (.i. discordia, MS. W.), Ælfc. Gr. 38; Zup. 239, 14. Ðá sceorede ðágyt se yldesta hǽðengylda mid mycelre þwyrnysse the chief idolater still refused most flatly, Homl. Th. i. 72, 10. III. perversity, iniquity, evil, depravity Mycel is seó þwyrnes (cf. abundabit iniquitas, 8), Wulfst. 82, 17. Fram þwyrnysse a prauitate, Scint. 32, 3. For heora lífes ðwyrnysse, Homl. Th. ii. 530, 24. Forbeóde hé ða þwyrnesse hyra ungeþeahtes prohibeant pravorum prevalere consensum, R. Ben. 119, 9. Hrædlíce bið se Déma tó úrum bénum gebíged, gif wé fram úrum ðwyrnyssum beóð gerihtlǽhte, Homl. Th. ii. 124, 35: Lchdm. iii. 276, 18. Manna þwyrnyssa hominum prauitates, Scint. 44, 9.
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