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-mīror , ātus, 1,
I.v. dep. a., to wonder at a person or thing, to wonder (for the most part only in the 1st pers. pres., and peculiar to the lang. of conversation).
II. Transf., demiror, like our I wonder, for I am at a loss to imagine (with a relat. clause): “demiror qui sciat,Plaut. Am. 2, 2, 133; cf. Ter. Heaut. 2, 3, 121: “demiror quid sit,Plaut. As. 1, 1, 68; cf. id. Stich. 1, 3, 109; Ter. Hec. 4, 1, 14; and: “quid mihi dicent? demiror,id. Phorm. 2, 1, 5: “demiror, ubi nunc ambulet Messenio,Plaut. Men. 5, 1, 6.
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