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molestus

κόσμος σκηνή, ὁ βίος πάροδος· ἦλθες, εἶδες, ἀπῆλθες -> The world is a stage, life is a performance, you came, you saw, you departed
Democritus, fr. 115 D-K

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

mŏlestus: a, um, adj. moles,
I troublesome, irksome, grievous, annoying (class.; cf. importunus): abscede hinc, molestus ne sis! Plaut. As. 2, 4, 63: provincia, Cic. Mur. 8, 18: operosus ac molestus labor, id. N. D. 2, 23, 39: alicui odiosum et molestum esse, id. Sen. 14, 47: tu autem, nisi molestum est, paulisper exsurge, if it will not incommode you, id. Clu. 60, 168: nihil erit his laboriosius molestiusque provinciae? id. Leg. 3, 8, 19: arrogantia ingenii atque eloquentiae est multo molestissima, id. Div. in Caecil. 11, 36: tunica, a dress of pitch, in which a malefactor was burned (tunicam alimentis ignium et illitam et intextam, Sen. Ep. 14, 5), Juv. 8, 235; Mart. 10, 25, 5.—
   B In partic., of speech, labored, affected: simplex in agendo veritas non molesta, Cic. Brut. 30, 116: verba, Ov. A. A. 1, 464: pronuntiatio gesticulationibus, Quint. 11, 3, 183: dialectos, Suet. Tib. 56.—
II Transf.
   A That is done with difficulty, difficult (post-class.): molesta separatio, Dig. 9, 2, 27, § 14.—*
   B Dangerous, injurious: otium, Catulle, tibi molestum est, Cat. 51, 12.—Hence, adv.: mŏlestē.
   1    With trouble or difficulty (class.): moleste fero, I take it ill, it vexes, annoys me, Cic. Att. 13, 22, 4: molestissime fero, quod, etc., id. Fam. 3, 6, 5: molestius ferre, id. Q. Fr. 1, 1, 1, § 2: fero, I lament, Sen. Ep. 67, 13.—
   2    In a troublesome or offensive manner; of speech, in a labored manner, affectedly: mimice ac moleste, Cat. 42, 8: scribere, August. ap. Suet. Aug. 86: moleste uti distinctionibus, Quint. 11, 3, 181.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

mŏlestus,⁹ a, um (moles),
1 qui est à charge, pénible, désagréable, fâcheux : Cic. Mur. 18 ; Nat. 2, 39 ; alicui Cic. Br. 117, importun pour qqn, qui cause des ennuis à qqn [en parl. d’une pers.] ; est in hoc genere molestum quod Cic. Off. 1, 26, le fâcheux en ces sortes de choses, c’est que ; molestum est avec inf. Cic. Nat. 1, 2, il est ennuyeux de
2 déplaisant, choquant : Cic. Top. 92 || affecté : Cic. Br. 116 ; Quint. 11, 3, 183 ; Suet. Tib. 56 ; Ov. Ars 1, 464 || difficile : Dig. 9, 2, 27, 14 || dangereux : Catul. 51, 12 || -stior Cic. Leg. 3, 19 ; -issimus Cic. Cæc. 36.

Latin > German (Georges)

molestus, a, um (moles), I) schwer zu ertragen, beschwerlich, lästig, peinlich, unangenehm, langweilig, unliebsam, zudringlich, 1) im allg.: onus, Hor.: tunica, Art Zwangsweste aus brennbaren Stoffen, die die zum Feuertode Verurteilten anziehen mußten, Mart. u. Iuven.: provincia, Cic.: labor, Cic.: lites, verdrießliche, Hor.: nihil est molestum, quod non desideres, Cic.: nisi molestum est, exsurge, Cic.: otium, Catulle, tibi molestum est, Catull.: minus aliis gravis aut molesta vita est otiosorum, Cic.: illud magis mihi solet esse molestum, tantis me impediri occupationibus, ut etc., Cic.: mihi molestum (est)! (das ist) mir unangenehm! Ter.: hoc quidem haud molestum est, das tut gar nicht bitter, Plaut.: mane, nisi molestum est, Afran. fr.: molestus (mihi) es! laß mich in Ruhe! Plaut.: molestus fuit, der Kerl fing an zu langweilen, Petron.: tamquam ego tibi molestus sim, Petron.: tu tibi molestus es, Sen.: sibi ipsi molesti sunt, Sen.: nisi molestum vis videri te, Plaut.: ut forte legentem aut tacitum impellat quovis sermone molestus (zudringlich), Hor.: nihil molestius, Cic.: molestissimum vitium, Scrib. Larg.: arrogantia est molestissima, Cic. – molestum est m. folg. Infin., ut eorum molestum sit dinumerare sententias, Cic. de nat. deor. 1, 2. – molestum est m. folg. cum (wenn), est et molestum interdum, cum cancer os corripit, Scrib. Larg. 62 in. – 2) insbes.: a) schwer auszusprechen, tertia, quamvis molestum nomen hoc sit, iuridicialis vocetur, Cic. top. 92. – b) gezwungen, gesucht, kleinlich, veritas, Cic.: verba, Ov.: dialectos, unverständlich, Tiber. b. Suet.: molestissimus exactor Latini sermonis, Suet. – II) schwer zu bewerkstelligen, schwer, separatio, Ulp. dig. 9, 2, 27. § 14.

Latin > English

molestus molesta -um, molestior -or -us, molestissimus -a -um ADJ :: annoying; troublesome; tiresome; [molestus esse => to be a worry/nuisance]