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in-vĕrēcundus , a, um (inverĕcundus, Ven. de Vit. S. Mart. 1, 393), adj.,
I.without shame, shameless, immodest.
I. Of persons: “impudens, impurus, inverecundissimus,Plaut. Rud. 3, 2, 43: “deus,” i. e. Bacchus, Hor. Epod. 11, 13. —
II. Of things: “frons,Quint. 2, 4, 16: animi ingenium, Poët. ap. Cic. Inv. 1, 45, 83: “animus,Suet. Gram. 15. —In neutr, sing.: “inverecundum est,it is shameful, Dig. 32, 1, 23.—Comp.: “quid inverecundius,Val. Max. 7, 7, 1.—Adv.: invĕ-rēcundē , without shame, shamelessly (postAug.): “aliqua aetas fuerit, quae translationis jure uteretur inverecunde,Sen. Ep. 114, 1: “dicere,Quint. 7, 4, 10: “privatorum parietes, aedibus sacris inverecunde conexi,irreverently, Amm. 27, 9, 10.— Comp., Hier. Ep. 128, 2: “dicere,Aug. Ep. 155, 3, § 11.
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