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mĭsĕrābĭlis , e, adj. miseror,
I.worthy of pity, pitiable, miserable, deplorable, lamentable, wretched, sad (class.): “nihil est tam miserabile, quam ex beato miser,Cic. Part. Or. 17, 57: “fiet ultro miserabilis,Quint. 11, 1, 64; 9, 4, 133: sisque miser semper; “nec sis miserabilis ulli, Ov. lb. 117: Irus,Mart. 6, 77, 1: “corpus,Ov. H. 21, 213: “voces,plaintive, sad, Liv. 1, 29: “vox,Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 63, § 163: “aspectus,id. Phil. 2, 29, 73: “caedes,Liv. 1, 59: “elegi,mournful, Hor. C. 1, 33, 2: “insania,Aug. Conf. 3, 2, 1.—Comp.: “miserabilior causa mortis,Liv. 1, 59: mĭsĕrā-bĭlē , adv., for miserabiliter: “miserabile caesis insultare,Verg. A. 12, 338: “miserabile longum,Juv. 6, 65.—Hence, adv.: -sĕrābĭlĭter , pitiably, lamentably, in a way to excite pity, mournfully, sadly, miserably (class.): “emori,Cic. Tusc. 1, 40, 96: “scripta epistola,id. Att. 10, 9, 2: “laudare,to laud pathetically, id. ib. 14, 10, 1: “dicere tristia,Quint. 4, 2, 120: “perire,Val. Max. 2, 6, 11.—Comp.: “hac facie miserabilior Pollio,Juv. 9, 6: miserabilius dicere, Sen. Excerpt. Controv. praef. 4.
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