zeer

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Noun[edit]

zeer

  1. A poison

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch seer, from Old Dutch *sēr. The noun is from Proto-Germanic *sairą, the adjective from *sairaz. Cognate with English sore, German sehr.

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Adjective[edit]

zeer (comparative zeerder, superlative zeerst)

  1. sore, painful
  2. painful, grieving
  3. hurtful
  4. affected by a painful skin syndrome

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Noun[edit]

zeer n (plural zeren, diminutive zeertje n)

  1. A physical pain, ache, hurt
  2. grief, suffering
  3. (archaic) A sore spot; crust on a wound, boil etc;
  4. (archaic) A cause of physical pain, notably disease; discomfort, uneasiness
  5. (obsolete) A flaw, fault, sin, defect

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Adverb[edit]

zeer

  1. (literally) sorely, painfully, notably in zeer doen 'to hurt'
  2. (figuratively) very, to a high degree or intensity

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