wáce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wáce
adv. Weakly. 1. feebly, faintly, without boldness Ic mínum gewyrhtum wáce trúwige I have feeble trust in my own merits, Anglia xii. 502, 9: Exon. Th. 52, 24; Cri. 838. 2. feebly, inefficiently, without energy, remissly Nú syndon cyrcan wáce gegriðode churches are very inefficiently protected, L. I. P. 25; Th. ii. 340, 11. Wé tó wáce hýraþ úrum Drihtne we are too remiss in obedience to our Lord, Wulfst. 91, 13: Exon. Th. 50, 13; Cri. 799. Wé rihte getrýwða healdaþ tó wáce we are too remiss in keeping good faith, Wulfst. 91, 17. Hí míne heorde wáce begímdon, 190, 21. Ic wáccor hýrde Dryhtne ðonne mín rǽd wǽre, Exon. Th. 453, 18; Hy. 4, 16. Gif hé wáccor hý behwyrfð ðonne ðæt hé him tó ágenum teleþ, L. Edg. S. 1; Th. i. 272, 10. [O. H. Ger. weiho enerviter.]
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