aegre

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From aeger(ill, difficult, reluctant) +‎ -e(adverbial suffix).

Adverb[edit]

aegrē (comparable aegrius, superlative aegrissimē)

  1. scarcely, hardly, painfully
  2. reluctantly, uncomfortably

References[edit]

  • aegre in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aegre in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.aegre”.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be scarcely able to restrain one's laughter: risum aegre continere posse
    • I am pained, vexed, sorry: aegre, graviter, moleste fero aliquid (or with Acc. c. Inf. or quod)
    • to be discontented, vexed at a thing; to chafe: aegre, graviter, moleste, indigne ferre aliquid