Definition of flebilis
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Orthography ID = 2022574
1.
LNS
flēbilis, flēbile
fleo
adjective (3rd 2-termination)
  1. to be wept over, to be lamented, lamentable
  2. That makes or causes to weep, that brings tears
  3. Weeping, tearful, doleful
Abbreviations
flēbilis, e, adj. fleo. Pass., to be wept over, to be lamented, lamentable (class.): ponite ante oculos miseram illam et flebilem speciem, Cic. Phil. 11, 3, 7: o flebiles vigilias! id. Planc. 42, 101: Hector, Ov. Am. 2, 1, 32: Ino, Hor. A. P. 123: flebile principium melior fortuna secuta est, Ov. M. 7, 518.

—With dat. pers.: multis ille bonis flebilis occidit, Nulli flebilior, quam tibi, Vergili, Hor. C. 1, 24, 9.

— Act. That makes or causes to weep, that brings tears (poet. and rare): cepe, Lucil. ap. Non. 201, 2: ultor, Ov. H. 13, 48: flebile dictu, Sil. 9, 502.

— Weeping, tearful, doleful (class.): gemitus elamentabilis; imbecillus, abjectus, flebilis, Cic. Tusc. 2, 24, 57: maeror (est) aegritudo flebilis, id. ib. 4, 8, 18; cf.: affectus vel concitati vel flebiles, Quint. 11, 3, 162: vox, id. ib. 64: elegia, Ov. Am. 3, 9, 3: modi, Hor. C. 2, 9, 9: suavitas, Quint. 11, 3, 170: spargebat tepidos flebilis imbre sinus, Ov. Am. 3, 6, 68: sponsa, Hor. C. 4, 2, 21: matrona, App. M. 6, p. 125, 2 Elm.

—In neut.: flebile, adverbially: exclusus flebile cantet amans, dolefully, plaintively, sadly, Ov. R. Am. 36: gavisae, Stat. Th. 12, 426; Sil. 7, 648.

—Hence, adv.: flēbiliter (acc. to II. B.), mournfully, dolefully: vide, quam non flebiliter respondeat, Cic. Tusc. 2, 17, 39: lamentari, id. ib. 2, 21, 49: canere, id. ib. 1, 35, 85: gemere, Hor. C. 4, 12, 5.

—Comp.: daemones flebilius ululant, Paul. Nol. Carm. 20, 57.
 
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