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trīstis e, adj. with comp. and sup.

2 TER-, sad, sorrowful, mournful, dejected, melancholy, gloomy, downcast, disconsolate : quaerere ex te, quid tristis esses: tristis, demissus: tristīs adfatus amicos, H.: Sequanos tristīs, capite demisso, terram intueri, Cs.: tristis erat et me maestum videbat, Cu.Gloomy, peevish, morose, sullen, illhumored : Navita (Charon), V.: dii, H.Stern, harsh, severe : iudex: cum tristibus severe vivere. —Of things, bringing sorrow, melancholy, saddening, unhappy, sad, dismal, gloomy : ut tuum laetissimum diem cum tristissimo meo conferam: tristia ad recordationem exempla, L.: tristissuma exta: tristissimi exsili solacium, L.: Kalendae, H.: clades, H.: morbus, V.: ius sepulcri, O.: pars subiere feretro, Triste ministerium, V.: tristique palus inamabilis undā, V.—As subst n., a sad thing, pest, bane, sorrow : Triste lupus stabulis, V.: interdum miscentur tristia laetis, O.: nune ego mitibus Mutare quaero tristia, H.—Of taste, harsh, disagreeable, bitter : suci, V.: absinthia, O.—Of smell, offensive, foul : anhelitus oris, O.Expressing sorrow, gloomy, sad, melancholy, stern, harsh : voltus tristior: Tristis severitas inest in voltu, T.: vita tristior: sermo (opp. iocosus), H.: tua tristia iussa, V.: sententia, O.: responsum, L.

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