Definition of tumide
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1.
LNS
tumidē
tumidus
adverb
  1. haughtily, pompously
Abbreviations
tumidus, a, um, adj. tumeo, swollen, swelling, rising high, protuberant, tumid (class.). Lit.: membrum tumidum ac turgidum, Cic. Tusc. 3, 9, 19: serpens inflato collo, tumidis cervicibus, id. Vatin. 2, 4: Python, Ov. M. 1, 460: Echidnae, id. ib. 10, 313: venter, id. Am. 2, 14, 15: papillae, id. R. Am. 338: virginitas, i. e. with swelling breasts, Stat. Th. 2, 204: mare, Verg. A. 8, 671: aequor, id. ib. 3, 157; Ov. M. 14, 544: fluctus, id. ib. 11, 480: Nilus, Hor. C. 3, 3, 48: vela, id. Ep. 2, 2, 201: montes, Ov. Am. 2, 16, 51: terrae Germaniae, Tac. A. 2, 23 Ritter; cf. Nipperd. ad loc. (Halm, umidis): crudi tumidique lavemur, i. e. swollen, stuffed with food, Hor. Ep. 1, 6, 61.

—Comp.: oculi, Cels. 2, 6: humus, Col. 4, 1, 3.

— Trop. Swollen or swelling with passionate excitement; excited, incensed, enraged, exasperated; puffed up, elated, haughty, arrogant; restless, violent, ready to break out (mostly poet.; not in Cic.); with anger: tumida ex irā tum corda residunt, Verg. A. 6, 407: ōs, Hor. A. P. 94: es tumidus genitoris imagine falsi, Ov. M. 1, 754.

—With pride, Ov. M. 8, 396; 8, 495; Hor. S. 1, 7, 7: sermo, id. ib. 2, 5, 98: minae, id. C. 4, 3, 8: cum tumidum est cor, i. e. swells with ambition, Hor. S. 2, 3, 213: tumidi minantur, swelling with rage, Stat. Achill. 1, 155: ingenia genti tumida, Just. 41, 3, 7: tumidae gentium inflataeque cervices, Flor. 4, 12, 2: quem tumidum ac sui jactantem et ambitiosum institorem eloquentiae videat, Quint. 11, 1, 50.

—Sup.: (Alexander) tumidissimum animal, most arrogant, Sen. Ben. 2, 16, 2: Eridani tumidissimus accola Celtae, most seditious, Sil. 11, 25.

— Of style, etc. Of the orator himself, bombastic, pompous: fiunt pro grandibus tumidi, Quint. 10, 2, 16: quem (Ciceronem) et suorum homines temporum incessere audebant ut tumidiorem, ut Asianum et redundantem, id. 12, 10, 12.

— Of speech, inflated, turgid, tumid, bombastic: non negaverim et totam Asiae regionem inaniora parere ingenia et nostrorum tumidiorem sermonem esse, Liv. 45, 23, 16: quod alibi magnificum, tumidum alibi, Quint. 8, 3, 18: visus es mihi in scriptis meis annotasse quaedam ut tumida, quae ego sublimia arbitrabar, Plin. Ep. 9, 26, 5; 7, 12, 4; Quint. 8, 3, 13; 8, 3, 56; 2, 5, 10: sufflati atque tumidi, Gell. 7, 14, 5.

— Comp.: tumidior sermo, Liv. 45, 23, 16: ut tibi tumidius videretur, quod est sonantius et elatius, Plin. Ep. 7, 12, 4: fuisset tumidius, si, etc., Quint. 11, 1, 28.

— Act., puffing up, causing to swell: tumidoque inflatur carbasus Austro, Verg. A. 3, 357 Forbig. ad loc.: nec tumidos causabitur Euros, Ov. Am. 1, 9, 13.

—Trop.: Qui nunc in tumidum jactando venit honorem, Prop. 2, 24, 31 (3, 16, 15) Paley ad loc.

—Hence, adv.: tumidē (acc. to II. A.), haughtily, pompously: tumidissime dixit Murrhedius, Sen. Contr. 4, 25 fin.
 
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