nídþearf-ness
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nídþearf-ness
I. AddNeádendre neádþea[r]fnesse tó wræcsíðiende cogente necessitate peregrinandi, An. Ox. 269. I a. what is unavoidable :-- Neádþear[f]nysse débitum (naturae), An. Ox. 1987. II. add: where there is idea of want Hí wǽron gefédde mid þaes gecyndes neádþearfnysse (with what is needed by nature) . . . is mid þám wyrtum þe on þám wéstene weóxon, Hml. S. 23 b, 130: 153. Hé cwæð þæt hé ðá sceolde swíðlíce befrínan his nýdþearfnysse (memento ut modo quicquid opus habes me interroges, Vit. Cuth. c. 28), Hml. Th. ii. 152, 8. III. AddGif hwilc man on micelre neádþearfnesse, biþ þín gemyndig . . . ic gefremme þæs mannes nédþearfnesse, Shrn. 77, 6-9.
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