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EtymologyEdit

Originating from an inaccurate interpretation of verses attributed to Julius Caesar: “Lenibus atque utinam scriptis adiuncta foret vis, Comica ut aequato virtus polleret honore Cum Graecis [...]”. An erroneous interpunction lead to mistaking cōmica as tied to vīs rather than to virtūs.

NounEdit

vis comica (uncountable)

  1. Comic force.