commoveo

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From com- (with, together) + moveō (move).

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present active commoveō, present infinitive commovēre, perfect active commōvī, supine commōtum

  1. I move something in violent motion, move; shake, stir, shift, agitate.
  2. I remove something from somewhere, carry away, displace.
  3. (by extension) I start, set in motion, stimulate, begin, move.
  4. (figuratively) I drive back, dislodge, refute, confute.
  5. (figuratively) I throw into disorder, unbalance, unsettle, disturb.
  6. (figuratively) I excite, rouse, stir up, affect, influence, produce, generate.

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References[edit]

  • commoveo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879