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From Old Swedish mödhosamber, equivalent to möda +‎ -o- +‎ -sam. Compare Danish mødsom, Icelandic mǿðisamr, Norwegian Nynorsk mødesam, German mühsam.



mödosam (comparative mer mödosam, superlative mest mödosam)

  1. strenuous


Inflection of mödosam
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular mödosam mer mödosam mest mödosam
Neuter singular mödosamt mer mödosamt mest mödosamt
Plural mödosamma mer mödosamma mest mödosamma
Masculine plural3 mödosamme mer mödosamma mest mödosamma
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 mödosamme mer mödosamme mest mödosamme
All mödosamma mer mödosamma mest mödosamma
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic