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passīvus , a, um, adj. patior,
I.capable of feeling or suffering, passible, passive (post-class.): “anima passiva et interibilis,Arn. 2, 65; App. de Deo Socr. p. 49.—
II. In partic., in gram., passive: “verbum passivum . . . quod habet naturam patiendi,Quint. 1, 6, 10: “verba,Charis. 2; Diom. 1; Prisc. 8 et saep.—Adv.: pas-sīvē , passively, Lucil. ap. Prisc. p. 791 P.
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