temere

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin timēre, present active infinitive of timeō.

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temere

  1. to fear
  2. to beware

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *temezi (in darkness, blindly), a fossilised locative form of Proto-Indo-European *témHos (darkness), from *temH- (dark). Cognates include Sanskrit तमस् (támas) and Persian تم (tam).

Adverb[edit]

temere (not comparable)

  1. by chance, by accident, at random
  2. without design, intent, or purpose
  3. casually, fortuitously, rashly, heedlessly, thoughtlessly, inconsiderately, indiscreetly, idly

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

teme +‎ -re

Noun[edit]

temere f (plural temeri)

  1. fear
  2. faintheartedness

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