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mōtĭo , ōnis, f. moveo,
I.a moving, motion; a removing (class.).
I. Lit.: “principium motionis,Cic. Fat. 19, 43: “corporum,id. N. D. 2, 58, 145: “ab ordine motio,a removing, Dig. 47, 20, 3.—Abstr., motion: “ipsum animum ... quasi quamdam continuatam motionem,Cic. Tusc. 1, 10, 22.—
B. In partic., in medicine, an ague-fit, Cels. 3, 5, 28.—
II. Trop.: motiones animi, emotions or affections of the soul (old reading), Cic. Ac. 1, 8; better, notionibus.
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