Definition of expers
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LNS
expers, expertis
pars
adjective (3rd 1-termination)
  1. having no part in, not sharing in, not privy to
  2. destitute or devoid of, free from, without
Abbreviations
ex-pers, tis, adj. pars, having no part in, not sharing in, not privy to. Prop. (rare but class.).

—Constr. with gen.: ne expers partis esset de nostris bonis, Ter. Heaut. 4, 1, 39: communis juris et consilii (opp. particeps libertatis), Cic. Rep. 1, 27, 43: sunt expertes imperii, consilii publici, judicii delectorum judicum, id. ib. 1, 31, 47 Mos.: tanti tam inusitati consilii, id. Att. 8, 8, 1; cf.: animum advorte nunc jam, Quapropter te expertem amoris nati habuerim, i. e. left ignorant of his amour, Plaut. Ps. 1, 5, 83.

— Transf., in gen., destitute or devoid of, free from, without (freq. and class.).

— Constr. in class. lang. with gen.; ante-class. and in Sall. also with abl. With gen.: omnium vitiūm expers, Titin. ap. Non. 495, 13: laboris, Plaut. Am. 1, 1, 16: omnis eruditionis expers atque ignarus, Cic. de Or. 2, 1, 1: veritatis, id. ib. 2, 19, 81: negotii publici, id. Rep. 1, 2: humanitatis, id. Div. 2, 38, 81: nuptiarum, Hor. C. 3, 11, 11: viri, Ov. M. 1, 479: ferae rationis et orationis expertes, Cic. Off. 1, 16, 50: Chium (vinum) maris expers, without sea-water, Hor. S. 2, 8, 15: sui, Cic. Lael. 23, 87; cf.: ut nulla ejus vitae pars summae turpitudinis esset expers, Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 78, ยง 191: vis consili expers, Hor. C. 3, 4, 65 et saep.: expers matris imperii, free from, i. e. neglectful of, disobedient to, Plaut. As. 3, 1, 2.

— With abl.: ea res me domo expertem facit, Plaut. Pers. 4, 3, 40: eo more, id. Am. 2, 2, 81: metu, id. As. 1, 1, 31: malitiis, Turp. ap. Non. 501, 7: omnes famā atque fortunis expertes sumus, Sall. C. 33, 1.
 
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