Definition of exoptatus
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Orthography ID = 2020868
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LNS
exoptātus, exoptāta, exoptātum
exopto
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. greatly wished or desired, longed for
Abbreviations
ex-opto, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a., to wish or desire greatly, to long for a thing (class.). With acc.: quae majori parti pulcherrima videntur, ea maxime exoptant, Cic. Off. 1, 32, 118: Samnitium adventum, Liv. 9, 25, 5: illum exoptavit potius? Plaut. Bacch. 3, 4, 3: aliquid, id. As. 3, 3, 133: omnes te oderunt, tibi pestem exoptant, wish you, Cic. Pis. 40, 96.

— With inf.-clause as object: multis de causis te exopto quam primum videre, Cic. Fam. 4, 6, 3: aemulari neglegentiam alicuius, Ter. And. prol. 20 (but not in Enn. Ann., where the better read. is laudarier optans, v. Vahl. p. 80).

— With ut: omnium hominum exopto ut fiam miserorum miserrimus, Plaut. Men. 5, 2, 65: ut sempiternae laudi tibi sit iste tribunatus exopto, Cic. Fam. 2, 7, 1.

— Absol.: neque nobis cupientibus atque exoptantibus fructus otii datus est, Cic. de Or. 1, 1, 2.

Hence, exoptātus, a, um, P. a., greatly wished or desired, longed for: edepol me uxori exoptatum credo adventurum domum, Plaut. Am. 2, 2, 22; id. Truc. 2, 6, 33; id. Capt. 5, 4, 9; id. Curc. 2, 3, 27: Antiphila, maxume animo exoptata meo, Ter. Heaut. 2, 4, 28: ut exoptatum inimico nuntium primus adferret, Cic. Rosc. Am. 7, 19: erit et tibi exoptatum optinget, Plaut. Mil. 4, 2, 20; id. As. 3, 3, 136.

—Comp.: nihil exoptatius adventu meo, Cic. Att. 5, 15, 1.

—Sup.: o mi ere exoptatissume, Plaut. Trin. 4, 3, 65: gratulatio, Cic. Att. 4, 1, 2.

—Adv. seems not to occur.
 
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