dréfednes
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
dréfednes
-ness, -nyss, e; f. Vexation, affliction, tribulation; vexātio, afflictio, tribulātio Syððon cómon [comen MS.] ealle dréfednysse [MS. dræuednysse] and ealle ifele to ðone mynstre after that all troubles and all evils came to the monastery, Chr. 1066; Erl. 203, 31. DER. ge-dréfednes.
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