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See also: léviter



From levis (light, not heavy)


leviter (comparative levius, superlative levissimē)

  1. lightly, not heavily
  2. slightly, somewhat
  3. easily, smoothly

Related terms[edit]


  • leviter in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • leviter in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • leviter in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be indisposed: leviter aegrotare, minus valere
    • to have received a superficial education: litteris leviter imbutum or tinctum esse
    • to make a cursory mention of a thing; to mention by the way (not obiter or in transcursu): strictim, leviter tangere, attingere, perstringere aliquid
    • to hint vaguely at a thing: leviter significare aliquid