fellness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fell +‎ -ness.

Noun[edit]

fellness ‎(uncountable)

  1. The state or quality of being fell; awfulness, horror, cruelty.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.viii:
      For very felnesse lowd he gan to weepe, / And said, Caytiue, cursse on thy cruell hond [...].