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nescĭus , a, um, adj. ne-scio,
B. Not knowing how, not understanding, unable; with inf. (poet.): “nescii fari pueri,Hor. C. 4, 6, 18: “cedere nescius,id. ib. 1, 6, 6: “nescia fallere vita,Verg. G. 2, 467: “corda,id. ib. 4, 470: “Graias mirari artes,Juv. 11, 100: “vinci nescius,Ov. P. 2, 9, 45: “natura mutari nescia,Juv. 13, 240.—
II. Pass., not known, unknown (rare; “not in Cic.): in locis nesciis nesciā spe sumus,Plaut. Rud. 1, 5, 17; id. Capt. 2, 2, 15: “tributa,Tac. A. 1, 59.—As subst.: nescĭum , ĭi, n., an unknown thing, a piece of ignorance: “siquid nescibo, id nescium tradam tibi,Plaut. Capt. 2, 2, 15; cf.: neque nescium habebat, Anteium invisum Neroni, nor was he ignorant, Tac. A. 16, 14.
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