un-nytlíce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
un-nytlíce
adv. I. uselessly, vainly, to no purpose Unnytlíce inaniter, Wrt. Voc. ii. 48, 43: nugaciter, 80, 33: 60, 62. Ðý læs hié unnytlíce forweorpen ðæt ðæt hié sellen for hira hrædhýdignesse ne praecipitatione hoc, quod tribuunt, inutiliter spargant, Past. 44; Swt. 321, 17: 15; Swt. 95, 24. Unnytlíce wé swincaþ, gif wé his nabbaþ ðý máran ðanc, Bt. 41, 2; Fox 246, 21. II. to ill purpose Suá hié egeleáslícor and unnytlícor brúcaþ Godes giefe quo bonis Dei male uti non metuunt, Past. 36; Swt. 247, 10.
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