Definition of appetitus, adpetitus
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LNS
appetītus, appetītūs
(adpetītus, adpetītūs)
appeto
noun (m., 4th declension)
  1. An onset, attack, assault
  2. A passionate, eager longing or desire for
  3. The power or faculty of desire
  4. The passions, appetites
Abbreviations
appetītus (adp-), ūs, m. appeto. * An onset, attack, assault: reprimebat barbaricos appetitus, Amm. 30, 5.

—Far more freq., Trop. A passionate, eager longing or desire for a thing (in the class. per. perh. only in Cic.): adpetitus voluptatis, Cic. Off. 1, 30, 105: sub te erit appetitus ejus, Vulg. Gen. 4, 7; ib. Ezech. 21, 16.

—Hence, without gen., The power or faculty of desire: duplex est vis animorum atque naturae: una pars in adpetitu posita est, quae est ὁρμή Graece, quae hominem huc atque illuc rapit, altera in ratione, etc., Cic. Off. 1, 28, 101; so id. N. D. 2, 47, 122; id. Div 1, 32.

— The passions, appetites: ut adpetitus rationi oboediant, Cic. Off. 1, 29, 102; so id. N. D. 2, 12, 34.
 
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