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actuosus

Μὴ φῦναι τὸν ἅπαντα νικᾷ λόγον -> Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Sophocles, Oedipus Coloneus l. 1225

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

actŭōsus: a, um, adj. actus,
I full of activity, very active (with the access. idea of zeal, subjective impulse; diff. from industrius, which refers more to the means by which an object is attained, Doed. Syn. 1, 123): virtus actuosa (est), et deus vester nihil agens expers virtutis (est), Cic. N. D. 1, 40; so id. Or. 36, 125; Sen. Ep. 39.—Hence, acc. to Fest. s. v. actus, p. 15, subst., an actor or dancer.—Adv.: actŭōse, in a lively manner, with activity, Cic. de Or. 3, 26, 102.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

āctŭōsus,¹⁴ a, um, (actus), plein d’activité, agissant : actuosa virtus Cic. Nat. 1, 110, la vertu se révèle dans l’action ; vita Sen. Tranq. 4, 8, vie active || maxime quasi actuosæ partes orationis Cic. Or. 125, deux parties du discours qui sont en quelque sorte les plus agissantes ||-sior Sen. Ep. 39, 3.

Latin > German (Georges)

āctuōsus, a, um, Adj. m. Compar. (actus), I) voll Bewegung und Leben, a) übh.: est enim actuosus et pertinax ignis, Sen. de ira 2, 19, 2: ita noster animus in motu est, eo mobilior et actuosior, quo vehementior fuerit, Sen. ep. 39, 3. – b) v. der Rede, wirkungsvoll, tum sunt maxime luminosae et quasi actuosae partes duae (orationis), Cic. or. 125. – c) v. Schauspieler, lebhaft darstellend, Paul. ex Fest. 17, 14. – II) voll tätiger Bewegung, vielbewegt, tätig, virtus, Cic.: vita (eines Staatsmannes), Sen.

Latin > English

actuosus actuosa, actuosum ADJ :: active, busy, energetic, full of life; acting with extravagant gesture