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dis-sĭdĕo , ēdi, essum, 2, v. n. sedeo, sit apart, to be remote from, to be divided, separated.
I. Lit. (only poet. and very rare): “quantum Hypanis dissidet Eridano,Prop. 1, 12, 4: sceptris nostris, *Verg. A. 7, 370: “ab omni dissidet turba procul Laïus,Sen. Oed. 618; Sil. 7, 736.—Far more freq. and class.,
II. Trop., to be at variance, to disagree, to think differently. —Constr. with ab, cum, inter se, or absol.
(γ). With cum: “cum Cleanthe, doctore suo, quam multis rebus Chrysippus dissidet,Cic. Ac. 2, 47, 143; cf.: “non cum homine, sed cum causa,id. Phil. 11, 6, 15.—*
(δ). With dat.: “virtus dissidens plebi,Hor. C. 2, 2, 18.—(ε) With abl. manner: “ex quo facile intellectu est verbis eos, non re dissidere,Cic. Fat. 19, 44: “capitali odio,id. Lael. 1, 2.—(ζ) Absol.: “de qua (definitione summi boni) qui dissident, de omni vitae ratione dissident,Cic. Ac. 2, 43, 132; id. Leg. 1, 20, 53 (opp. congruae): “cum Julia primo concorditer et amore mutuo vixit, mox dissedit,he fell out with her, Suet. Tib. 7: “Medus dissidet armis,Hor. C. 3, 8, 20; cf.: “dissidet miles,Tac. A. 1, 46: “dissident olores et aquilae,live at enmity, Plin. 10, 74, 95, § 203 et saep.: “spes incesserat dissidere hostem in Arminium ac Segestem,” i. e. were divided into two factions, that of Arminius and Segestes, Tac. A. 1, 55.—Pass. impers.: “histriones, propter quos dissidebatur,Suet. Tib. 37.—
B. Of inanimate and abstract subjects in gen., to be unlike, dissimilar, different, various; to differ, disagree.
(β). With cum: “voluntas scriptoris cum scripto,Auct. Her. 2, 9, 1: “verba cum sententia scriptoris,Cic. Inv. 1, 13 init.
(γ). Absol.: “si inaequalitate dissident (supercilia),Quint. 11, 3, 79: “supercilia dissidentia (opp. constricta),id. 1, 11, 10; cf.: “si toga dissidet impar,” i. e. sits uneven, one-sided, Hor. Ep. 1, 1, 96 (cf. the opp. aequaliter sedet, Quint. 11, 3, 141): “si duo haec verba idem significant, neque ulla re aliqua dissident,Gell. 13, 24, 4.
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