glæd-mód
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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glæd-mód
I. having glad thoughts, cheerful, joyous. 1. of permanent disposition. v. glæd; I. 1 Sé þe wǽre hohmód, weorðe sé glædmód, Wlfst. 72, 8. 2. of an occasional frame of mind. Cf. glæd; I. 4. a. of joy caused by temporal conditions Þǽr beorn monig glædmód, wlonc and wíngál wíghyrstum scán, Ruin. 34. Eádhréðige mægð . . . glædmóde gegán hæfdon tó þám wealgeate, Jud. 140. b. of spiritual joy, with gladsome mind Se biscop glædmód códe gumena þreáte God hergendra, El. 1096. Biseah tó heofona ríce glædmód, Gú.1277: 1035. II. of ready mind, having a mind that prompts to quick action. Cf. glædlíce; II. Hé flýhð yfla gehwylc . . . glædmód gyrneð (is quick to desire ) þæt hé gódra mǽst dǽda gefremme, Ph. 462. III. of gentle mind, having kindly thoughts Eóde þá fromlíce fǽmnan tó sprǽce . . . þǽr hé glædmód geonge wiste wíc weardian (cf. the later prose version: Affrican hire feader feng on earst feire on to lokin ȝef he mahte wið eani luue speden, Juliana, 11, 13), Jul. 91.
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