weorþness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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weorþness
e; f. I. worthiness, honourable character For his geearnunge wurþnys[se] (wyrðnesse, Bd. M. 194, 34) hé wæs fram eallum monnum lufad ob meritorum dignitatem ab omnibus diligebatur , Bd. 3, 14; S. 540, 10. Tó lífes wyrþnysse ad vite honestatem , Anglia xiii. 368, 48. II. dignity, nobility, honourable or honoured condition Werðnes dignitas, Kent. Gl. 582. Æþele æfter ðysse worulde wurþnysse ad saeculi hujus dignitatem nobilis, Bd. 4, 9; S. 577, 2. Ðú ðe menisc gicynd bufa frumes frumcendnisse eft boetest wyrðnise qui humanam naturam supra prime originis reparas dignitatem, Rtl. 35, 13. III. dignity, honourable office Hæfde se cyning efenhlétan ðære cynelícan wurþnysse (regiae dignitatis ), Bd. 3, 14 ; S. 539, 30. IV. dignity, state, imposing show Hé férde tó Róme mid micelre weorþnesse, Chr. 855 ; Erl. 68, 28. V. honour shewn to an object On wurþnysse ðínre in honore tuo, Ps. Spl. 44, 10. Ne is wítge búta worðnis (sine honore ) búta on oeðel his, Mk. Skt. Lind. 6, 4. v. un-weorþness.
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