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ăb-ōmĭnor , ātus, 1, v. dep.,
I.to deprecate any thing as an ill omen (not in Cic.).
I. Lit.: cum dixisset sepulcrum dirutum proram spectare, abominatus, etc., when he had spoken the wordsa ruined sepulchre,” etc., wishing that this (the sepulchre, or the words spoken) might not be of evil omen, Liv. 30, 25 fin.; so also id. 6, 18, 9; Suet. Claud. 46.—Hence: “quod abominor,which may God avert, Ov. M. 9, 677; id. P. 3, 1, 105; Plin. Ep. 6, 22, 7 al.—With inf.: “haec universa habere abominabitur,Sen. Ben. 7, 8.—
II. In gen. (opp. to opto), to abominate, abhor, detest, Liv. 30, 30, 9; Col. 6, prooem. § 1; Quint. 4, 1, 33.—Hence derivv.,
1. ăbōmĭnan-ter , adv., abominably, detestably, Cod. Th. 3, 12, 13.—
1. Collat. act. form ăbōmĭno , are: “multam abomina,Plaut. Trin. 3, 2, 82.—
2. ăbōmĭnor in pass. signif.: saevitia eorum abominaretur ab omnibus, Varr. ap. Prisc. p. 791 P.—So Part.: abominatus, abominated, accursed: “Hannibal,Hor. Epod. 16, 8: “semimares,Liv. 31, 12, 8: “bubo funebris et maxime abominatus,Plin. 10, 12, 16.
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