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terribilis

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Plutarch, Moralia 241

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

terrĭbĭlis: e, adj. terreo,
I frightful, dreadful, terrible (class.; syn.: dirus, horribilis, torvus).
I Lit.: quam terribilis aspectu! Cic. Sest. 8, 19; cf.: jam ipsi urbi terribilis erat, Liv. 44, 10, 6: furiis accensus et irā terribilis, Verg. A. 12, 947: terribilis cunctis et invisus, Suet. Dom. 12: noverca, Ov. M. 1, 147: fera, id. H. 9, 34: tyrannus affatu, Stat. S. 3, 3, 73: visu formae, Verg. A. 6, 277: vultus, Ov. M. 1, 265: squalor Charontis, Verg. A. 6, 299; cf.: incultu, tenebris, odore foeda atque terribilis ejus (carceris) facies est, Sall. C. 55, 4: at tuba terribili sonitu taratantara dixit, Enn. ap. Prisc. p. 842 P. (Ann. v. 452 Vahl.): sonitus, Lucr. 6, 155: tumultus, Enn. ap. Fest. p. 153 Müll. (Ann. v. 311 Vahl.): caligo, Lucr. 6, 852: mors, Cic. Par. 2, 18: horror, Quint. 11, 3, 160: exspectatio adventūs Jubae, Suet. Caes. 66. — Comp.: cujus (viri) virtute terribilior erat populus Romanus exteris gentibus, Cic. Phil. 2, 26, 65: cum alia aliis terribiliora afferentur, Liv. 4, 26, 7: majora ac terribiliora afferre, id. 25, 29, 3.—
II Transf., demanding reverence, venerable (late Lat.): scripturae, Cod. Just. 3, 1, 13.—Sup. seems not to occur.—Adv.: terrĭbĭlĭter, fearfully, dreadfully, terribly (late Lat.): sonus caeli terribiliter concrepantis, Arn. 2, 57: admonere, Aug. Conf. 12, 25: Vulg. Psa. 138, 14.—Comp. and sup. seem not to occur.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

terrĭbĭlis,¹⁰ e (terreo), effrayant, épouvantable, terrible : terribilis aspectu Cic. Sest. 19, effrayant à voir (d’aspect terrible) ; alicui terribilis Cic. Par. 18, terrible pour qqn, cf. Liv. 44, 10, 6 ; terribilior Cic. Phil. 2, 65 ; Liv. 25, 29, 3 || respectable, vénérable : Cod. Just. 3, 1, 13.

Latin > German (Georges)

terribilis, e (terreo), I) schrecklich, a) v. Lebl.: facies, Sall.: sonus, Liv.: clamor, Liv.: mors terribilis est iis etc., Cic.: nec erat gens, cuius secundum Gallicos tumultus arma terribiliora essent, Liv.: illa gloriosiora, illa terribiliora duceret, Vell.: serpens ipsā Carthagine terribilior, Val. Max. – m. 2. Supin., terribiles visu formae, Verg. Aen. 6, 277. – neutr. pl. subst., maiora ac terribiliora (schrecklichere Nachrichten) affere, Liv.: cum alia aliis terribiliora afferrentur, Liv. – b) v. Pers.: terribilis cunctis et invisus, Suet.: iam ipsi urbi terribilis erat, Liv.: cum Maximum terribilem fecerit ille successus, Augustin. – m. Infin., terribilis videri, Priap. 56, 4 B. – m. 2. Supin., quam terribilis aspectu, Cic. Sest. 19. – II) übtr., Ehrfurcht gebietend, ehrwürdig, scripturae, Cod. Iust. 3, 1, 13. § 4.

Latin > English

terribilis terribilis, terribile ADJ :: frightful, terrible