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prorsum

Ὁ δ' ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ -> The unexamined life is not worth living
Plato, Apology of Socrates 38a

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

prorsum: (collat. form prōsum, like prosus=prorsus, Plaut. Trin. 5, 2, 6 Ritschl), adv. pro-versum.
I Forwards (poet.): neque prorsum iniit, Plaut. Cist. 4, 2, 32: cursari rursum prorsum, to and fro, Ter. Hec. 3, 1, 35.—
II Straight on, right onwards, directly (ante-class.): simulato, quasi eas prorsum in navem, Plaut. Pers. 4, 5, 5; id. Mil. 4, 4, 56 Ritschl.—
   B Trop., straightforwards, without ceremony, i. e. wholly, absolutely, at all (ante- and post-class.): prorsum perit, Plaut. Curc. 5, 3, 3: prorsum quodcumque videbat fecisse, Cato ap. Charis. p. 189 P.: praedones prorsum parcunt nemini, Plaut. ib.: prorsum credebam nemini, id. Pers. 4, 3, 8: prorsum nihil intellego, Ter. Heaut. 4, 5, 28; cf. id. Eun. 2, 3, 41: irritatus, Gell. 17, 3, 3.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

prōrsum,¹² arch. prōsum Pl. Trin. 1130, adv. (pro et vorsum),
1 en avant : prorsum ire Pl. Cist. 426, aller en avant, cf. Ter. Hec. 315
2 directement, tout droit : Pl. Mil. 1193 ; Pers. 677 || [fig.] tout franc, carrément, purement et simplement : Pl. Curc. 681 || tout à fait, absolument : prorsum nihil Ter. Haut. 776, absolument rien, cf. Gell. 17, 3, 3.

Latin > German (Georges)

prōrsum (altlat. prōsum), Adv. (pro u. versum), vorwärts gekehrt, I) eig.: a) vorwärts (Ggstz. rursum, rückwärts), neque prorsum iit: hic stetit, hinc illo exiit, Plaut. cist. 700 sq.: trepidari sentio et cursari rursum prorsum, Ter. Hec. 315. – b) geradeswegs, geradezu, vetuit me sine mercede prosum Paccius remeare in ludum, Afran. com. 93 sq.: prorsum Athenas protinam (sofort) abibo, Plaut. mil. 1193: simulato, quasi eas prorsum in navem, Plaut. Pers. 677. – II) übtr., geradezu = ganz und gar, durchaus, pr. parcere nemini, Plaut. fr.: prosum perit, Plaut.: nec prosum quicquam nostrae rationis egere, Lucr.: pr. nihil intellego, Ter.: pr. irritatus, Gell. – / Über die Form prosum s. Lachm. Lucr. 3, 44. Ritschl Prolegg. ad Plaut. trin. p. CIV u. opusc. 2, 544.

Latin > English

prorsum ADV :: forwards, right onward; absolutely, entirely, utterly, by all means; in short