Definition of nequiquam
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y zgo back
Orthography ID = 2038273
1.
LNS
nēquīquam
nequiquam; cf.: nequiquam significare idem quod frustra, plurimis auctorum exemplis manifestum est, Paul. ex. fin. Mull.
adverb
  1. in vain, to no purpose, fruitlessly
  2. without punishment, with impunity
Abbreviations
nēquīquam (so in the best MSS.; not nequicquam; v. Neue, Formenl. 2, p. 642 sq.; Plaut. Trin. 440 Brix.; id. Most. 242 Lorenz), adv. ne-quiquam; cf.: nequiquam significare idem quod frustra, plurimis auctorum exemplis manifestum est, Paul. ex. Fest. p. 162 fin. Mull., in vain, to no purpose, fruitlessly: ne istuc nequiquam dixeris tam indignum dictum in me, Plaut. As. 3, 3, 108: qui ipse sibi sapiens prodesse non quit, nequiquam sapit, Enn. ap. Cic. Fam. 7, 6, 2 (Trag. v. 310 Vahl.): et sero et nequiquam pudet, Cic. Quint. 25, 79: nequiquam alicujus auxilium implorare, Caes. B. C. 1, 1: ut non nequiquam tantae virtutis homines judicari deberet ausos esse transire latissimum flumen, without ground, without reason, id. B. G. 2, 27: nequiquam deus abscidit oceano terras, to no purpose, Hor. C. 1, 3, 21: causas nequiquam nectis inanes, Verg. A. 9, 219; id. G. 1, 403; Ov. M. 4, 78; 5, 33; 438 al.: frustra ac nequiquam, Cat. 77, 1: sed nequiquam frustra, etc., App. M. 8, p. 208, 41.

—Absol. in exclamation: nequiquam! Liv. 42, 64, 4.

—Esp., without punishment, with impunity: ne istuc nequiquam dixeris tam indignum dictum in me, Plaut. As. 3, 3, 108.
 
top_lefttop_controlrow1_right
middle_left
middle_check
middle_arrow
middle_right
middle_left
middle_check
middle_arrow
middle_right
middle_left
middle_check
middle_arrow
middle_right
middle_left
middle_check
middle_arrow
middle_right
middle_left
middle_check
middle_arrow
middle_right