Definition of fortis
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Orthography ID = 1006445
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LEM
fortis, forte
3 FER-
adjective (3rd 2-termination)
  1. strong, powerful, mighty
  2. strong, vigorous, firm, steadfast, stout, courageous, brave, manly, valiant, bold, fearless
  3. [things] strong, spirited, brave, bold, enduring, impetuous
Abbreviations
fortis e, adj. with comp. and sup. 3 FER-, strong, powerful, mighty: equus: latus, youthful vigor, H.: ligna, Cs.: castra: ulmi, V.

—Strong, vigorous, firm, steadfast, stout, courageous, brave, manly, valiant, bold, fearless: vir, man of honor, T.: fortis et constantis est, non perturbari: necessitudo timidos fortīs facit, S.: Rebus angustis animosus atque Fortis appare, H.: horum fortissimi sunt Belgae, Cs.: seu quis capit acria fortis Pocula, H.: in dolore: ad sanguinem civilem, L.: contra audaciam fortissimus: Scriberis fortis, a hero, H.: manu, i. e. personally brave, N.: si fortes fueritis in eo, had proceeded with vigor: fugacibus, O.: Tractare serpentes, H.: aurum Spernere fortior, H.

—Prov.: fortīs fortuna adiuvat, T.

—Of things, strong, spirited, brave, bold, enduring, impetuous: senectus fortior: oculi, bold: animi impetus: ut paulo fortius factum, Cs.: facta, S.: opera, service, L.: fortior contra dolorem disciplina: fortissimae sententiae: oratio (opp. placida).

—As subst n.: serae ad fortia vires (sc. facta), V.: fortem ad fortia misi, O.
 
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