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infandus

Ἐς δὲ τὰ ἔσχατα νουσήματα αἱ ἔσχαται θεραπεῖαι ἐς ἀκριβείην, κράτισται -> For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable.
Corpus Hippocraticum, Aphorisms 1.6.2

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

in-fandus: a, um, adj.,
I unspeakable, unutterable, unheard of, unnatural, shocking, abominable (class.): res crudelis, infanda, Cic. de Or. 2, 79, 322: impurum atque infandum corpus, id. Sest. 55, 117: epulae, i. e. of human flesh, Liv. 23, 5 fin.: dolor, Verg. A. 2, 3: amor, id. ib. 4, 85: labores, id. ib. 1, 597: bellum, id. ib. 7, 583: mors, id. ib. 10, 673: dies, id. ib. 2, 132: Cyclopes, id. ib. 3, 644: stuprum, Liv. 1, 59, 8: caedes, id. 4, 32, 12; 29, 8, 8; Plin. 28, 7, 23, § 77.— In the neutr. plur. absol.: infanda furens, Verg. A. 8, 489: jam fero infandissima, Varus ap. Quint. 3, 8, 45.—In the neutr. as exclamation: navibus, infandum! amissis, oh, woe unutterable, Verg. A. 1, 251; so, infandum! sistunt amnes, id. G. 1, 479.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

īnfandus,¹¹ a, um (in, fari), dont on ne doit pas parler, honteux, abominable : Cic. de Or. 2, 322 ; Sest. 117 ; Liv. 1, 59, 8 ; -dissimus Varius d. Quint. 3, 8, 45 || infanda furens Virg. En. 8, 489, ayant des accès de démence criminelle || infandum ! chose affreuse ! Virg. En. 1, 251 || [pers.] horrible, monstrueux : infandi Cyclones Virg. En. 3, 644, les Cyclopes repoussants.

Latin > German (Georges)

īn-fandus, a, um (in u. fari), wie unser unsäglich = abscheulich, unnatürlich, unerhört, von Pers., homo, Acc. fr.: Cyclopes, Verg.: Senones, Sil.: v. Lebl., corpus eius impurum et inf., Cic. Sest. 117: inf. legatorum caedes, Liv.: stuprum Lucretiae, Liv.: epulae, Liv.: labores, Verg.: casus, Verg.: dies, Verg.: mors, dolor, Verg.: m. 2. Supin., infanda memoratu hebetis iumenti gula, Apul. met. 10, 15. – Superl., quod ab eis immanissimum atque infandissimum dicitur, Augustin. de civ. dei 6, 8, 1. p. 261, 24 D.2 – subst. infanda, ōrum, n., unerhörte Dinge (das Unerhörte), Untaten, multa infanda, Liv.: omnia infanda facere et pati, Liv.: dira et infanda vaticinari, Plin.: poet., infanda furens, abscheulich wütend, Verg. Aen. 8, 489: Superl., infandissima ferre, Var. trag. 1 (b. Quint. 3, 8, 45). – dah. infandum od. infanda! abscheulich! Verg.: u. infandum dictu, Sil.

Latin > English

infandus infanda, infandum ADJ :: unspeakable, unutterable; abominable, monstrous