defleo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From + fleō (weep).

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Verb[edit]

present active dēfleō, present infinitive dēflēre, perfect active dēflēvī, supine dēflētum

  1. (transitive) I weep over, lament, deplore.
  2. (transitive) I dull with weeping.
  3. (rare, intransitive) I weep abundantly or violently, weep to exhaustion.

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References[edit]

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