Hearsome meaning

(rare) Ready to hear; obedient; compliant; dutiful; devout.
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(obsolete) To obey; be obedient to; revere.
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Origin of hearsome

  • From Middle English hersum, ihersum, from Old English hīersum, ġehīersum (“obedient, docile”), equivalent to hear +‎ -some. Cognate with Dutch gehoorzaam (“obedient, dutiful, law-abiding”), Low German horzam, hursam (“obedient”), German gehorsam (“obedient, submissive, subdued”), Swedish hörsam (“obedient”).

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  • From Middle English hersumen, hersumien, from Old English hīersumian (“to obey, serve”), from hīersum (“obedient, docile”). Cognate with Old High German hōrsamōn (“to obey”).

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