espoentable (s.xii1)

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espoentable (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 3,304b *expaventare; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,546b espoentable; TL: 3,1227 espöentable; DEAF: ; DMF:  épouvantable; TLF:  épouvantable; OED:  epouventable adj.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
espontable,  espountable,  espowentable,  espuntable;  espuvantable  


1emotionfrightening, terrifying
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 ) Kar granz est li Sire e mult loables, espowentables est sur tuz deus  100.95.4
( 1141; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Li tierz (=of nine suns) sanglanz estoit [...] Feuins, espoentables E asez reluisables  103
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiii1 )  Treis choses i vit mult yduses, Espuntables e mervelluses  1110
emotiondreadful, horrible
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  E[n] tuz lius est le signe de la cruiz a deable e a forsenez horrible e espoentable  ii 29
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 ) Aprés cele veue espuntable tresvyst une croyz delytable  993
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  les espontables plaies q’en elles sont  182


1 emotion terrifying, terrible act
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 ) la vertud des tuens espowentables dirrunt (Latin: virtutem terribilium tuorum dicent)  130.144.6
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