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dēmissĭo , ōnis, f. id.,
I.a letting down, sinking, lowering (very rare).
I. Prop.: storiarum, * Caes. B. C. 2, 9, 5: “barbae,a letting grow, Macr. S. 1, 22, 4.—In plur.: “clipei aenei demissiones,Vitr. 5, 10 fin.
II. Trop. *
A. (Acc. to demissus, no. II. A.): animi, dejection, * Cic. Tusc. 3, 7, 14. —*
B. In medic. lang., an abatement, mitigation (opp. accessio), Coel. Aur. Acut. 1, 4.
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