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misfortune past

  • 1 malum

        malum ī, n    [1 malus], an evil, mischief, misfortune, calamity: nescis quantis in malis vorser, T.: in tanta mala praecipitatus, S.: subitum, Cs.: dolor est malum: aurum, Summi materies mali, H.: ignari ante malorum, misfortune past, V.: quod nescire malum est, H.: nihil mali accidisse Scipioni puto: externum, i. e. bellum, N. — Punishment, hurt, harm, severity, injury: malo domandam tribuniciam potestatem, L.: malo exercitum coërcere, S.: Sine malo fateri, T.: vi, malo, plagis adductus est ut, etc., ill-usage: clementiam illi malo fuisse, unfortunate.—Wrong-doing: fama veterum malorum, V.—As a term of abuse, plague, mischief, torment: qui, malum, alii? T.: quae, malum, est ista tanta audacia?
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    I
    apple; fruit; lemon; quince
    II
    evil, mischief; disaster, misfortune, calamity, plague; punishment; harm/hurt

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  • 2 ad-sīgnō (ass-)

        ad-sīgnō (ass-) āvī, ātus, āre,    to mark out, allot, assign, award: ad agrum adsignandum, L.: agrum militibus. — To allot, assign, appropriate: apparitores: equiti alqd, L.—To commit, intrust: quibus deportanda Romam Iuno erat adsignata, the task of transporting, L.—To ascribe, attribute: id homini: facta gloriae eius, Ta.: culpae fortunam, impute misfortune for crime.

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  • 3 adversum

        adversum ī, n    the opposite direction: hic ventus adversum tenet Athenis proficiscentibus, N.: in adversum Romani subiere, directly to the hill, L.—Fig., opposed, contrary, hostile, adverse, unfavorable, unpropitious: fortuna: mentes mihi: bellum, a face-to-face quarrel, H.: adversā patrum voluntate, L.: res, misfortune, calamity, H.: casūs, N.: adversae rerum undae, a sea of troubles, H.: Mars, i. e. defeat, V.: annus frugibus, L.: valetudo, i. e. sickness, L.: adversā nocte, i. e. since the night was unfavorable, Cs.: qui timet his adversa, the opposite fortune, H: quīs omnia regna advorsa sint, odious, S.—As substt.    1.
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    I
    opposite, against, in opposite direction; in opposition; (w/ire go to meet)
    II
    facing, opposite, against, towards; contrary to; face to face, in presence of
    III
    direction/point opposite/facing; uphill slope/direction; obstacle, trouble

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  • 4 adversum

        adversum ī, n    misfortune, calamity, disaster: uti Advorsa eius per te tecta sient, T.: nihil adversi exspectare: si quando adversa vocarent, if misfortune should require, V.
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    I
    opposite, against, in opposite direction; in opposition; (w/ire go to meet)
    II
    facing, opposite, against, towards; contrary to; face to face, in presence of
    III
    direction/point opposite/facing; uphill slope/direction; obstacle, trouble

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  • 5 agō

        agō ēgī, āctus (old inf pass. agier), ere    [1 AG-], to put in motion, move, lead, drive, tend, conduct: bos Romam acta, L.: capellas, V.: pecus visere montīs, H.: ante se Thyum, N.: in exsilium, L.: Iris nubibus acta, borne on, V.: alqm in crucem, to crucify: Illum aget Fama, will carry, H.: quo hinc te agis? whither are you going? T.: se primus agebat, strode in front, V.: capellas potum, V.—Prov.: agas asellum, i. e. if you can't afford an ox, drive an ass. — Pass., to go, march: quo multitudo agebatur, L.: citius agi vellet agmen, march on quicker, L.: raptim agmine acto, L.— Esp., to drive away, carry off, steal, rob, plunder: pecoris praedas, S.; freq. with ferre, to rob, plunder: ferre agere plebem plebisque res, L.: res sociorum ferri agique vidit, L.—To chase, pursue, hunt: apros, V.: cervum, V. — Fig.: dum haec crimina agam ostiatim, track out from house to house: ceteros ruerem, agerem, T.: palantīs Troas, V.—To move, press, push forward, advance, bring up: multa undique portari atque agi, Cs.: vineis ad oppidum actis, pushed forward, Cs.: moles, Cu.: cloaca maxima sub terram agenda, to be carried under ground, L.: cuniculos ad aerarium, drive: per glaebas radicibus actis, O.: pluma in cutem radices egerit, struck deep root, O.: vera gloria radices agit: tellus Fissa agit rimas, opens in fissures, O.: in litus navīs, beached, L.: navem, to steer, H.: currūs, to drive, O.: per agmen limitem ferro, V.: vias, make way, V.: (sol) amicum Tempus agens, bringing the welcome hour (of sunset), H.—To throw out, stir up: spumas ore, V.: spumas in ore: se laetus ad auras Palmes agit, shoots up into the air, V.—Animam agere, to expire: nam et agere animam et efflare dicimus; cf. et gestum et animam ageres, i. e. exert yourself in gesturing and risk your life. — Fig., to lead, direct, guide: (poëmata), animum auditoris, H.— To move, impel, excite, urge, prompt, induce, rouse, drive: quae te Mens agit in facinus? O.: ad illa te, H.: eum praecipitem: viros spe praedae diversos agit, leads astray, S.: bonitas, quae nullis casibus agitur, N.: quemcunque inscitia veri Caecum agit, blinds, H.: quibus actus fatis, V.: seu te discus agit, occupies, H.: nos exquirere terras, V.: desertas quaerere terras agimur, V. — To pursue for harm, persecute, disturb, vex, attack, assail: reginam stimulis, V.: agentia verba Lycamben, H.: diris agam vos, H.: quam deus ultor agebat, O.—To pursue, carry on, think, reflect, deliberate, treat, represent, exhibit, exercise, practise, act, perform, deliver, pronounce: nihil, to be idle: omnia per nos, in person: agendi tempus, a time for action: industria in agendo: apud primos agebat, fought in the van, S.: quae continua bella agimus, are busy with, L.: (pes) natus rebus agendis, the metre appropriate to dramatic action, H.: Quid nunc agimus? what shall we do now? T.: quid agam, habeo, i. e. I know what to do, T.: quid agitur? how are you? T.: quid agis, dulcissime rerum? i. e. how are you? H.: vereor, quid agat Ino, what is to become of: quid agis? what do you mean? nihil agis, it is of no use, T.: nihil agis, dolor, quamvis, etc.: cupis abire, sed nihil agis, usque tenebo, you cannot succeed, H.: ubi blanditiis agitur nihil, O.—Esp., hoc or id agere, to give attention to, mind, heed: hocine agis, an non? are you attending? T.: id quod et agunt et moliuntur, their purpose and aim: qui id egerunt, ut gentem conlocarent, etc., aimed at this: sin autem id actum est, ut, etc., if it was their aim: summā vi agendum esse, ut, etc., L.: certiorem eum fecit, id agi, ut pons dissolveretur, it was planned, N.: Hoc age, ne, etc., take care, H.: alias res agis, you are not listening, T.: aliud agens ac nihil eius modi cogitans, bent on other plans: animadverti eum alias res agere, paid no attention: vides, quam alias res agamus, are otherwise occupied: populum aliud nunc agere, i. e. are indifferent.—To perform, do, transact: ne quid negligenter: suum negotium, attend to his own business: neque satis constabat, quid agerent, what they were at, Cs.: agentibus divina humanaque consulibus, busy with auspices and affairs, L.: per litteras agere, quae cogitas, carry on, N.: (bellum) cum feminis, Cu.: conventum, to hold an assize: ad conventūs agendos, to preside at, Cs.: census actus eo anno, taken, L.— Of public transactions, to manage, transact, do, discuss, speak, deliberate: quae (res) inter eos agi coeptae, negotiations begun, Cs.: de condicionibus pacis, treat, L.: quorum de poenā agebatur, L.— Hence, agere cum populo, of magistrates, to address the people on a law or measure (cf. agere ad populum, to propose, bring before the people): cum populo de re p.—Of a speaker or writer, to treat, discuss, narrate: id quod agas, your subject: bella per quartum iam volumen, L.: haec dum agit, during this speech, H.—In law, to plead, prosecute, advocate: lege agito, go to law, T.: causam apud iudices: aliter causam agi, to be argued on other grounds: cum de bonis et de caede agatur, in a cause relating to, etc.: tamquam ex syngraphā agere cum populo, to litigate: ex sponso egit: agere lege in hereditatem, sue for: crimen, to press an accusation: partis lenitatis et misericordiae, to plead the cause of mercy: ii per quos agitur, the counsel: causas, i. e. to practise law: me agente, while I am counsel: ii apud quos agitur, the judges; hence, of a judge: rem agere, to hear: reos, to prosecute, L.: alqm furti, to accuse of theft. —Pass., to be in suit, be in question, be at stake: non capitis eius res agitur, sed pecuniae, T.: aguntur iniuriae sociorum, agitur vis legum.—To represent, act, perform, of an orator: cum dignitate.—Of an actor: fabulam, T.: partīs, to assume a part, T.: Ballionem, the character of: gestum agere in scena, appear as actors: canticum, L. — Fig.: lenem mitemque senatorem, act the part of, L.: noluit hodie agere Roscius: cum egerunt, when they have finished acting: triumphum, to triumph, O.: de classe populi R. triumphum, over, etc.: ex Volscis et ex Etruriā, over, etc., L.: noctu vigilias, keep watch: alta silentia, to be buried in silence, O.: arbitria victoriae, to exercise a conqueror's prerogative, Cu.: paenitentiam, to repent, Cu.: oblivia, to forget, O.: gratias (poet. grates) agere, to give thanks, thank: maximas tibi gratias: alcui gratias quod fecisset, etc., Cs.: grates parenti, O. — Of time, to spend, pass, use, live through: cum dis aevom: securum aevom, H.: dies festos, celebrate: ruri vitam, L.: otia, V.: quartum annum ago et octogesimum, in my eightyfourth year: ver magnus agebat orbis, was experiencing, V.— Pass: mensis agitur hic septimus, postquam, etc., going on seven months since, T.: bene acta vita, well spent: tunc principium anni agebatur, L.: melior pars acta (est) diei, is past, V. — Absol, to live, pass time, be: civitas laeta agere, rejoiced, S.—Meton., to treat, deal, confer, talk with: quae (patria) tecum sic agit, pleads: haec inter se dubiis de rebus, V.: Callias quidam egit cum Cimone, ut, etc., tried to persuade C., N.: agere varie, rogando alternis suadendoque coepit, L.—With bene, praeclare, male, etc., to deal well or ill with, treat or use well or ill: praeclare cum eis: facile est bene agere cum eis.— Pass impers., to go well or ill with one, be well or badly off: intelleget secum esse actum pessime: in quibus praeclare agitur, si, etc., who are well off, if, etc.—Poet.: Tros Tyriusque mihi nullo discrimine agetur, will be treated, V.— Pass, to be at stake, be at hazard, be concerned, be in peril: quasi mea res minor agatur quam tua, T.: in quibus eorum caput agatur: ibi rem frumentariam agi cernentes, L.: si sua res ageretur, if his interests were involved: agitur pars tertia mundi, is at risk, O.: non agitur de vectigalibus, S.—Praegn., to finish, complete, only pass: actā re ad fidem pronius est, after it is done, L.: iucundi acti labores, past: ad impediendam rem actam, an accomplished fact, L.— Prov.: actum, aiunt, ne agas, i. e. don't waste your efforts, T.: acta agimus: Actum est, it is all over, all is lost, T.: iam de Servio actum rati, L.: acta haec res est, is lost, T.: tantā mobilitate sese Numidae agunt, behave, S.: ferocius agunt equites, L.: quod nullo studio agebant, because they were careless, Cs.: cum simulatione agi timoris iubet, Cs.—Imper. as interj, come now, well, up: age, da veniam filio, T.: en age, rumpe moras, V.: agite dum, L.: age porro, tu, cur, etc.? age vero, considerate, etc.: age, age, iam ducat: dabo, good, T.: age, sit ita factum.
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    agere, egi, actus V
    drive, urge, conduct; spend (time w/cum); thank (w/gratias); deliver (speech)

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  • 6 aliquandō

        aliquandō adv.    [ali- + quando], of time, at some time or other, once; at any time, ever: quis civis meliorum partium aliquando? inlucescet aliquando ille dies: si aliquando esset osurus: Sero, verum aliquando tamen, but yet once: Forsitan aliquis aliquando eius modi quidpiam fecerit.—Si forte aliquando or si aliquando, if at any time, if ever, if once, if at one time, if one day: si quid huius simile forte aliquando evenerit, T.: quod si aliquando manus ista plus valuerit, etc.—Of an indefinite past, or future time, once, formerly, some day, hereafter: quam concedis adhuc artem omnino non esse, sed aliquando, etc.: aut quisquam nostri misereri potest, qui aliquando vobis hostis fuit? S.—Meton., sometimes, now and then: utilitatem aliquando cum honestate pugnare: sitne aliquando mentiri boni viri? haud semper errat fama; aliquando et elegit, Ta.—Colloq., once, for once, on this occasion, now: nostro more aliquando, non rhetorico loquamur, now in our own way: dicendum enim aliquando est, etc., I must for once say it.—In requests or wishes, at length, now at last: audite quaeso, iudices, et aliquando miseremini sociorum: ut (Iuppiter) aliquando fulmina ponat, O.—Implying delay, finally, at length, now at last: quibus (quaestionibus) finem aliquando fecit: aliquando tandem huc animum ut adiungas tuom, T.: tandem aliquando: aliquando iam, now at length.
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    sometime (or other), at any time, ever; finally; before too late; at length

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  • 7 anteā

        anteā (archaic antideā, L.), adv.,    before, earlier, formerly, aforetime, previously: antea, cum equester ordo iudicaret: ac fuit antea tempus, cum, Cs.: cum antea semper factiosus fuisset, N.: si numquam antea cogitasset, tamen, etc.: semper antea... tum: clipeis antea Romani usi sunt, deinde scuta fecere, formerly... afterwards, L.: Quis tuum patrem antea, quis esset, quam cuius gener esset, audivit?
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    before, before this; formerly, previously, in the past

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  • 8 antideā

        antideā adv., see antea.
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    before, before this; formerly, previously, in the past

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  • 9 antiquarius

        antiquarius ī, m    an antiquarian, Ta., O.
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    antiquarian, student of the past
    II
    antiquaria, antiquarium ADJ
    reading/copying ancient manuscripts (w/ars)
    III

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  • 10 calamitās

        calamitās ātis, f    [SCAL-], loss, injury, damage, mischief, harm, misfortune, calamity, disaster: ipsa nostri fundi calamitas, bane, T.: ut quaedam calamitas pervadere: in calamitate fructuum, failure: ita eam oppressit calamitas, T.: rei p.: privata: in calamitate esse, distress, S.: calamitates perferre, Cs. — Poet.: nec repulsam tua sentiret calamitas, you in your misfortune, Ph.—Esp., the misfortunes of war, disaster, overthrow, defeat: magnam calamitatem accepisse, Cs.: Cannensi calamitate aeceptā: magna clades atque calamitas, S.: illa apud Leuctra, N.: insignis, Cs.
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    loss, damage, harm; misfortune/disaster; military defeat; blight, crop failure

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  • 11 cāsus

        cāsus ūs (dat. cāsū, Cs.), m    [1 CAD-], a falling, falling down, fall: nivis casus terrorem adiecit, L.: Antiqui memor casūs, O.: graviore casu Decidunt, H.: casuque fuit miserabile carmen, in his fall, O.: concidit casu gravi, Ph.: altior, Iu.: loci casūs, i. e. destruction (by an earthquake), O. —Fig., of time, the end: sub casum hiemis, V.— A loss, fall, overthrow, ruin, failure: ex nostro casu hanc vitae viam pertimescere: ingredi sine casu aliquo, false step: gravis casus in servitium ex regno, S.: urbis Troianae, V. — Of events, an occurrence, event, accident, chance, emergency: novi casūs temporum: in eiusmodi casu, such an emergency, Cs.: ad talem casum perfugium, L.: si quos locus aut casus coniunxerat, S.: adversi, secundi, N.: magno accidit casu, Cs.: rariores: dubii, H.—A chance, occasion, opportunity: hoc ipso tempore et casu, Cs.: casūs mortis habere: praeclari facinoris casum dare, S.—An adverse event, misfortune, mishap, mischance, accident, calamity: meum casum tam horribilem: ne minimo quidem casu (dat.) locum relinquere, Cs.: sive alius casus lecto te adfixit, H.: Saturnini atque Gracchorum casus, i. e. death, Cs.: cum tantum senatorum sui quemque casūs absumpsissent, L.: Bomilcaris, S.: insontis amici, fate, V. — In gram., a case (of a noun).
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    grammatical case; termination/ending (of words)
    II
    fall, overthrow; chance/fortune; accident, emergency, calamity, plight; fate

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  • 12 clādēs (clādis, L.)

       clādēs (clādis, L.) is, f    [1 CEL-], destruction, injury, mischief, harm, misfortune, disaster, loss, detriment, calamity: importuna civitatis: Luctifica: magna, S.: captae urbis, L.: agrum omni belli clade pervastat, L.: urbs sine Milonis clade numquam conquietura, without ruining Milo: privatae per domos, the losses of particular families, L.: Cladibus pascere nostris, O.: Troiae Fortuna tristi clade iterabitur, H.—In war, a disaster, defeat, overthrow, discomfiture, massacre: magnam cladem in congressu facere, S.: accipere cladem, to be beaten, L.: magnam populo R. cladem attulit: non volnus super volnus sed multiplex clades, L.: illius noctis, V.: sine clade victor, i. e. without loss, H.—A pest, plague: in ipsos Erumpit clades, O.—A loss, maiming: dextrae manūs, L.—A destroyer, scourge, pest: Libyae, V. — Corruption: Hoc fonte derivata clades, etc., H.

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  • 13 dīritās

        dīritās ātis, f    [dirus], mischief, misfortune, calamity: invecta casu, C. poët.— Fierceness, cruelty: omni diritate taeterrimus: quanta in alquo.

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  • 14 effētus

        effētus adj.    [ex + fetus], past bearing, exhausted, worn out: aetas parentum, S.: corpus: vires, V.: saeclis senectus, V.: viri senectus, undiscerning of truth, V.
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    effeta, effetum ADJ
    exhausted, worn out

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  • 15 ē-meritus

        ē-meritus adj.,    that has finished work, past service: equi, O.: aratrum, O.: acus, Iu.— Plur m. as subst, discharged veterans, Ta.

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  • 16 fortūna

        fortūna ae, f    [fors], chance, hap, luck, fate, fortune: volubilitas fortunae: plus fortunam quam consilium valere: fortunae rotam pertimescere: secunda Haud adversa, V.: rei p. fatalis: belli fortunam temptari, Cs.—Person., the goddess of fate, Luck, Fortune, T., C., V.: Fortunae filius, fortune's favorite, H.: Fors Fortuna; see fors.—Fig., state, condition, fortune, circumstances, fate, lot, position, rank: fortunae commutatio, Cs.: prospera adversave: miserior, Cs.: servorum: populi R. conditione socii, fortunā servi: inferior fortunā: si eo meae fortunae redeunt, ut, etc., T.: suas fortunas eius fidei permittere, Cs.: cui cessit triplicis fortuna regni, the lot, O.— Good-luck, goodfortune, prosperity, success: O fortuna, ut numquam perpetuo es data! T.: Marcello propter fortunam saepius imperia mandata: fortuna rei p. vicit, S.: superbum se praebuit in fortunā: a fortunā deseri, Cs.: fortunam habere, succeed, L.: Dum fortuna fuit, V.: Sed fortuna fuit, i. e. is gone, V.: Ut tu fortunam, sic nos te feremus, H.: summum fortunae, H.: quae sit fortuna facillima, way to success, V.— Ill-luck, mishap, misfortune, adversity: quoniam sit fortunae cedendum, Cs.: Troiae Fortuna tristi clade iterabitur, H.— Property, possessions, goods, fortune: Quo mihi fortunam, si non conceditur uti? H.: concessa aliis, O.: cum fortuna crevisset, N.: fortunas morte dimittere: fortunis sociorum consumptis, Cs.
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    chance, luck, fate; prosperity; condition, wealth, property

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  • 17 fūnestus

        fūnestus adj. with comp.    [funus], causing death, deadly, fatal, destructive, pernicious, calamitous, mournful, dismal: eius securis: templis funestos ignīs inferre: tabes veneni, O.: taxus, O.: scelus, Ph.: funestior dies pugnae: o diem funestum senatui.— Filled with misfortune, fatal, mournful, sad: capilli, O.: manūs, i. e. of a mourner, O.: familia Fabi morte, in mourning, L.: annales, i. e. lists of the dead, L.: littera, mourning, O.: omen, Pr.: funestum est a forti viro iugulari, funestius ab eo, etc.
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    funesta, funestum ADJ
    deadly, fatal; sad; calamitous; destructive

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  • 18 historia

        historia ae, f, ἱστορία, a narrative of past events, history: historia testis temporum: historiam scribere: belli: illorum temporum, S.: Romana: quidquid Graecia mendax Audet in historiā, Iu.: ementiri in historiis: pedestribus Dices historiis proelia Caesaris, H.—A narrative, account, report: alqd historiā dignum: peccare docentes historiae, H.—A theme of story: nobilis, Pr.
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    history; account; story

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  • 19 incommoditās

        incommoditās ātis, f    [incommodus], inconvenience, unsuitableness, disadvantage, damage, injury: incommoditas denique huc omnis redit, T.: alienati animi: temporis, unseasonableness, L.: Quot incommoditates accipies! T.
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    disadvantage, inconvenience, importunity; importunity; misfortune

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  • 20 incommodum

        incommodum ī, n    [incommodus], inconvenience, trouble, disadvantage, detriment, injury, misfortune, loss: ex incommodis Alterius sua ut conparent commoda, T.: incommodi nihil capere: ex his incommodis pecuniā se liberare: propter maiorum incommodorum metum: miserans incommoda nostra, V.: Multa senem circumveniunt incommoda, H.: ferre incommoda vitae, Iu.: accidit incommodum, tanta enim tempestas cooritur, ut, etc., Cs.: id incommodo tuo (facere): quid iniquitas loci habeat incommodi, Cs.: sine magno incommodo civitatis: valetudinis.
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    disadvantage, inconvenience, setback, harm, detriment; defeat/disaster; ailment

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