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EtymologyEdit

From mollis (soft) +‎ -iter.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

molliter (comparable mollius, superlative mollissimē)

  1. softly, gently, easily, agreeably
  2. calmly, patiently, sensitively

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • molliter in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • molliter” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to live a luxurious and effeminate life: delicate ac molliter vivere