dolose

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dolosus; compare dolus.

Adjective[edit]

dolose

  1. (rare, historical, law) Deceitful, with hidden malice.
    • 1854, Patrick Mac Chombaich de Colquhoun, A Summary of the Roman Civil Law:
      That having been obtained, everything should be restored to the former position, and the dolose party be condemned.
    • 1908, William Warwick Buckland, The Roman Law of Slavery: The Condition of the Slave, page 692:
      Several texts tell us, however, that when the owner was a minor, there is a remedy against the dolose slave.
    • 2009, Eric Descheemaeker, The Division of Wrongs: A Historical Comparative Study (ISBN 0199562792), page 72:
      A dolose act was an act committed with a view to causing damage. [] a dolose act will by construction always be culpable; on the other hand, a culpable act might either be dolose, if the occurence of the harm was intended, or not, if it was not.

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dolose

  1. feminine plural of doloso

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dolōse

  1. vocative masculine singular of dolōsus