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invĭdĭōsus , a, um, adj. invidia.
I. Full of envy, envious, invidious, hostile (i. q. invidus; “class.): illa peraeque Prae se formosis invidiosa dea est,Prop. 2, 28, 10 (3, 24, 10): “vetustas,Ov. M. 15, 234.—
II. Enviable: “possessiones,Cic. Agr. 2, 26 init.; cf. id. Font. 5, 9: “pecunia,id. Balb. 25, 66; so, “nec curis erat (Pactolus) invidiosus harenis,by reason of, Ov. M. 11, 88; cf.: “invidiosior mors,id. ib. 7, 603; “and in a good sense,Prop. 2, 1, 73: “spes procorum,desired, longed for, Ov. M. 4, 794; 9, 10: “praemia,id. ib. 13, 414: “solacia,Juv. 13, 179.—
III. Exciting envy or hatred, envied, hated, hateful, odious (i. q. invisus): “etiam si is invidiosus ac multis offensus esse videatur,Cic. Clu. 58: “damnatio,Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 17, § 42: “triumphum accipere, invidiosum ad bonos,id. Att. 8, 3, 6: “in eos,id. Cael. 9: “invidiosis nominibus utebatur consul,Liv. 34, 7: “invidiosa oratione multitudo credula accenditur,Just. 2, 8, 9: “laudatrix Venus mihi,Ov. H. 17, 126. — Sup.: “invidiosissimus,Cic. Font. 5; id. Clu. 37, 103; Sen. Contr. 31 fin. — Hence, invĭdĭōsē , adv., enviously, invidiously; hatefully, odiously (class.): “dicere,Cic. Ac. 2, 47; id. Mil. 5; Sen. Ep. 87; Auct. Her. 4, 20, 28.— Comp.: “expulsus,Vell. 2, 45.
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