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inopia ae, f

inops, want, lack, scarcity: summa omnium rerum, Cs.: loci, L.: argumentorum.—Want, need, indigence, poverty, scarcity, famine: Inopiā Coacta, T.: propter inopiam in egestate esse: amicitia ex inopiā nata: inopiam vitandae causā, Cs.: manuum mercede inopiam tolerare, S.: illius animum inopiā incendere, i. e. by keeping unsatisfied, T.A scant supply, scarcity: bonorum, S.: loci, L.: dispensatio inopiae, L.Want, helplessness: inopiā coactus, embarrassment: praesidio esse solitudini atque inopiae, the unprotected.—Of mind or style, poverty, barrenness: inopia et ieiunitas: sermonis.

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