woodnesse etymology

Middle English word woodnesse comes from Old English wod, English -ness

Detailed word origin of woodnesse

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
wod Old English (ang) Insane, mad, crazy, rabid, wild, raging, senseless, blasphemous. Mad with anger, enraged Madness.
-ness English (eng) Appended to adjectives to form nouns meaning "the state of being(the adjective)", "the quality of being(the adjective)", or "the measure of being(the adjective)".. Appended to words of other parts of speech to form nouns (often nonce words or terms in philosophy) meaning the state/quality/measure of the idea represented by these words.
wood English (eng) (chess, uncountable, slang) Chess pieces.. (countable) A forested or wooded area.. (countable) The wood of a particular species of tree.. (countable, golf) A type of golf club, the head of which was traditionally made of wood.. (music) A woodwind instrument.. (uncountable) The substance making up the central part of the trunk and branches of a tree. Used as a material for construction, to [...]
wōdnes Old English (ang)
wodnesse Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as woodnesse

Descendants of wod