Definition of experientia
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LNS
experientia, experientiae
experior
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. a trial, proof, experiment
  2. Effort, endeavor
  3. the knowledge gained by repeated trials, experimental knowledge, practice, experience
Abbreviations
experientia, ae, f. experior, a trial, proof, experiment (class.). Prop.: experientiā tentare quaedam, Varr. R. R. 1, 18, 8; Planc. ap. Cic. Fam. 10, 18, 3: patrimonii amplificandi, Cic. Rab. Post. 16, 43: belli, Vell. 2, 78, 2: veri, Ov. M. 1, 225: fide (i. e. fidei), id. ib. 7, 737.

— Effort, endeavor: quis id approbare possit, aegritudinem suscipere pro experientia, si quid habere velis? i. e. instead of trying to acquire it, Cic. Tusc. 4, 26, 56: experientia patrimonii amplificandi labi, id. Rab. Post. 16, 43.

— Transf., the knowledge gained by repeated trials, experimental knowledge, practice, experience (post-Aug.): ad curandi rationem nihil plus confert quam experientia, Cels. praef. med.: Agrippa non aetate neque rerum experientia tantae moli par, Tac. A. 1, 4: vir longā experientiā, id. ib. 1, 46; 13, 6; 14, 36; id. H. 2, 76; Col. 10, 338: qui cultus habendo Sit pecori; apibus quanta experientia parcis, Verg. G. 1, 4; cf.: nova hominum, id. ib. 4, 316.
 
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