numquam

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From ne + umquam.

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numquam (not comparable)

  1. never, at no time
    • 86 CE – 103 CE, Martial, Epigrammata III.95:
      Numquam dicis have, sed reddis, Naevole, semper
      You never say "hey", but you always return the greeting, Naevolus
  2. not at all, by no means

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  • numquam”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • numquam in Enrico Olivetti, editor (2003-2024) Dizionario Latino, Olivetti Media Communication
  • numquam in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the memory of this will never fade from my mind: numquam ex animo meo memoria illius rei discedet