Definition of accidens
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y zgo back
Orthography ID = 2000427
1.
LNS
accidens
accidens
cross-reference
  1. The accidental, nonessential quality
  2. An accident or chance
  3. an unfortunate circumstance
Abbreviations
accidens, entis. P. a. fr. accido.

— As subst. n. The accidental, nonessential quality of any thing, τò συμβεβηκός (opp. substantia, the Greek οὐσία): causa, tempus, locus, occasio . . . rerum sunt accidentia, the accidental or extraneous circumstances, Quint. 5, 10, 23; so 3, 6, 36; 4, 2, 130: ex accidentibus (= epithetis), id. 8, 3, 70; hence, an adjective, Macr. S. 1, 4.

— An accident or chance. In gen., Dig. 35, 2, 51: per accidens, accidentally, Firm. Math. 5, 4.

— In part., an unfortunate circumstance: accidentia (opp. prospera), Pseudo-Quint. Decl.
 
top_lefttop_controlrow1_right
middle_left
middle_check
middle_arrow
middle_right
middle_left
middle_check
middle_arrow
middle_right
middle_left
middle_check
middle_arrow
middle_right
middle_left
middle_check
middle_arrow
middle_right
middle_left
middle_check
middle_arrow
middle_right