Definition of adamo
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LNS
adamō, adamāre, adamāvī, adamātus
ad, intens.
verb (1st conjugation)
  1. to love truly, earnestly, deeply
  2. amare
Abbreviations
ad-amo, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. ad, intens., to love truly, earnestly, deeply (in the whole class. per. mostly

—in Cic. always

— used only in the perf. and pluperf.; first in Col. 10, 199, and Quint. 2, 5, 22, in the pres.): nihil erat cujusquam, quod quidem ille adamāsset, quod non hoc anno suum fore putaret, Cic. Mil. 32, 87; cf. Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 34; 2, 4, 45: sententiam, id. Ac. 2, 3, 9: Antisthenes patientiam et duritiam in Socratico sermone maxime adamārat, id. de Or. 3, 17, 62; cf. ib. 19, 71: laudum gloriam, id. Fam. 2, 4 fin.; cf. id. Flacc. 11: quem (Platonem) Dion admiratus est atque adamavit, Nep. Dion, 2, 3: agros et cultus et copias Gallorum, Caes. B. G. 1, 31: Achilleos equos, Ov. Tr. 3, 4, 28: villas, Plin. Ep. 3, 7: si virtutem adamaveris, amare enim parum est (amare, as the merely instinctive love of goodness, in contrast with the acquired love of the philosophers, Doederl.), Sen. Ep. 71, 5.

— Of unlawful love, Ov. A. A. 2, 109; Suet. Vesp. 22: Plin. 8, 42, 64, § 155; id. 36, 5, 4, § 23; Petr. S. 110 al.
 
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