up-áhefedness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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up-áhefedness
e; f. Elevation. I. literal Exaltatio sancte crucis, ðæt is on Engliscre sprǽce upáhefednyss ðære hálgan róde, for ðan ðe heó wæs áhafen on ðam dæge, Homl. Skt. ii. 27, 140. II. metaphorical, a. exaltation Þurh ðás clypunge is gesweotolad, ðæt ǽlc upáhefednes ásprincð of módignesse cynrene ostendit nobis omnem exaltationem genus esse superbie, R. Ben. 22, 13. b. exultation Upáhæfdnes mín exaltatio mea, Ps. Lamb. 31, 7. c. arrogance, pride Ðisses mannes (Dives' ) uncyst and upáhefednys, Homl. Th. i. 328, 22: ii. 560, 20: Homl. Skt. i. 16, 163. Aman wearð gehýnd for his upáhefednysse, Homl. Ass. 101, 322. Hé (Lucifer ) wæs fordón þurh ða miclan upáhefednysse, Homl. Th. i. 12, 21. Upáhefednesse forfleón elationem vel jactantiam fugere, R. Ben. 18, 23: L. E. I. 21; Th. ii. 418, 12. v. up-áhafenness.
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