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EtymologyEdit

From fortis (strong, mighty) +‎ -iter

AdverbEdit

fortiter (comparable fortius, superlative fortissimē)

  1. strongly, powerfully
  2. bravely, boldly

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • fortiter in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fortiter in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fortiter” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a success; a glorious feat of arms: res fortiter feliciterque gesta
  • Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)