Definition of Febris
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Febris, -
febris
noun (., unknown declension)
  1. a deity, with three temples in Rome, the principal of which was on the, in the neighborhood of the
  2. a source of uneasiness, torment
Abbreviations
fē^bris (the ē predominating in poets), is (acc. sing.: febrem, Hor. Ep. 1, 16, 20; Sen. Ep. 14, 6; Quint. 2, 17, 9: febrim, Hor. S. 2, 3, 294; Plaut. Pseud. 2, 2, 48; Cic. Fam. 7, 26, 1; Plin. 25, 4, 17, § 37 Jan. et saep.

— Abl.: febri, Cic. Cat. 1, 13, 31; id. Att. 6, 9; or: febre, id. Att. 7, 1, 1; Suet. Vit. 14; Plin. Ep. 7, 1, 4: Juv. 10, 218 al.), f. for fer-bris, root bhar-, to be hot, v. ferveo, a fever. Prop.: appellamus a calendo calorem, e fervore febrim, Varr. ap. Non. 46, 22: quotidiana, Ter. Hec. 3, 2, 22: si cui venae sic moventur, hic habet febrem, Cic. Fat. 8, 15; cf.: febrim habere, id. Fam. 7, 26, 1; Suet. Oth. 6: aestu febrique jactari, Cic. Cat. 1, 13, 31: te Romam venisse cum febri, id. Att. 6, 9, 1; cf.: cum febri domum rediit, id. de Or. 3, 2, 6: febri carere, id. Fam. 16, 15, 1; for which, in an altered construction: caruitne febris te heri? Plaut. Curc. 1, 1, 17: cum sine febri laborassem, Cic. Att. 5, 8, 1: in febri, id. Tusc. 1, 36, 88: in febrim subito incidere, id. Fam. 14, 8, 1: febre liberari, Cels. 2, 17: febri liberari, Plin. 26, 11, 71, § 116: febre corripi, id. 7, 51, 52, § 172: febre calere, Juv. 10, 218: quem torret olim domestica febris, i. e. at home in him, id. 9, 17: vigili cum febre, id. 13, 229: reliquit eum febris, Vulg. Johan. 4, 52.

—In plur.: vide, ne tertianas quoque febres et quartanas divinas esse dicendum sit, Cic. N. D. 3, 10, 24: febres aliae ab horrore incipiunt, aliae a frigore, aliae a calore, Cels. 3, 3 sq.: calidae febres, Lucr. 2, 34: opella forensis Adducit febres, Hor. Ep. 1, 7, 9.

Febris, personified as a deity, with three temples in Rome, the principal of which was on the Palatium, in the neighborhood of the Velabrum, Cic. N. D. 3, 25, 63; id. Leg. 2, 11, 28; Plin. 2, 7, 5, § 16; Val. Max. 2, 5, 6; cf.: Febri divae, Febri sanctae, Febri magnae, Camilla pro filio amato, Inscr. Grut. p. 97, 1.

—* Trop., a source of uneasiness, torment: certo scio, nunc febrim tibi esse, quia, etc., Plaut. Ps. 2, 2, 48 Ritschl N. cr.
 
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