sceam-líc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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sceam-líc
adj. I. shamefast, bashful Scæemlíc, seó scamfæste pudibunda, pudica, erubescens , Hpt. Gl. 492, 53. II. shameful, base, disgraceful, ignominious Ðá ongan hé him secgan hú lytel and hú scomlíc ðæs monnes líf biþ hér on worolde . . . and hú wuldorlíc seó éce eádignes biþ, Shro. 92, 16. Sceomlíc corruptibilis, Rtl. 6, Scildige scamlícre forgǽgednysse praevaricationis rei , Jos. 6, 18. Nys ús ná tó secgenne ðone sceamlícan morþ (the disgraceful events at the siege of Jerusalem ) ðe ðǽr gedón wæs, Ælfc. T. Grn. 21, 15. Ðæt hé ða sceamlícan þ;ing and ða mánfullan begǽ þ; se res turpes et sceleslas com-mittere, L. Ecg. P. ii. 6; Th. ii. 184, Wæs ðæt feórþe wíte ðæt ealra scamlícost wæs ðæt hundes fleógan cómon post muscas caninas in*-*ferentes tam gravia tormenta quam turpia , Ors. J; Swt. 38, I. [Þenne were his cun iscend mid scomeliche witen; Laym. 20462. Eni velunge bitweone mon and ancre is so scheomelich and so naked sunne, A. R. 116, 3. O. H. Ger. scama-líh verecundus, pudibundus ; turpis, foedus.] v. á-, un-sceamlíc.
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