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con-cinnus , a, um, adj. etym. dub.; acc. to Non. p. 43, 21, and p. 59, 30, from cinnus,
I.fitly, skilfully put together or joined, well adjusted, beautiful (class.; esp. freq. in Cic. of discourse).
I. Object.
A. Prop.: “sat edepol concinna est (virgo) facie,Plaut. Pers. 4, 3, 77: “Samos ( = venusta, elegans),pretty, Hor. Ep. 1, 11, 2: “tectorium,Cic. Q. Fr. 3, 1, 1, § 1: helicis folia angulosa et concinniora (for εὐρυθμότερα, in Theophr. H. P. 3, 18), Plin. 16, 34, 62, § 148: “heluo,elegant, Cic. Pis. 10, 22.—
II. Subject. ( = commodus, II.): concinnus alicui, suited to, fit, appropriate for; of persons, suiting one's self to, courteous, pleasing, etc. (rare): viris Venus ut concinnior esset, * Lucr. 4, 1276: “concinnus amicis,Hor. S. 1, 3, 50.—*
B. Concinnum est = commodum est: “age, age, ut tibi maxime concinnum est,it is pleasing, agreeable, Plaut. Mil. 4, 2, 33.—Adv.
1. In the form concinnē , fitly, beautifully: “concinne et lepide vestita,Plaut. Ep. 2, 2, 38. —Of discourse, elegantly, neatly, etc., Cic. de Or. 2, 19, 81; id. N. D. 2, 27, 69; id. Rosc. Com. 16, 49.—Comp.: “eloqui,Aus. Grat. Act. ad Gratian. 8: saliunt aquae, Fronto de Orat. 1, p. 242 Mai.—Sup. of the adj. and adv. apparently not in use.—
2. In the form concinnĭter , Gell. 18, 2.
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