swiftnesse etymology

Middle English word swiftnesse comes from Old English swift (Swift.), Old English -nis

Detailed word origin of swiftnesse

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
swift Old English (ang) Swift.
-nis Old English (ang) Used to form abstract nouns, usually from adjectives, denoting quality or state. See -nes.
swiftnes Old English (ang) Swiftness, fleetness, celerity.
swyftnesse Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as swiftnesse

Descendants of swift
swiftly swyftely swyftnesse
Descendants of -nis
-nes -nesse clennesse derknesse fairnesse gretnesse wodnesse woodnesse