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Lewis : deses

deses, dēses, ĭdis (nom. sing. appears not to occur), adj. desideo, inactive, indolent, idle (syn.: iners, segnis, piger, ignavus, socors, tardus—rare, perh. not ante-Aug., nor in Aug. poets). Prop.: sedemus desides domi, Liv. 3, 68; so of persons, id. 1, 32; 3, 7; Col. 12, 1, 2: longa pace desides, Tac. H. 1, 88; 2, 21; Gell. 13, 8 fin. (with ignavus); with ab: desidem ab opere suo, Col. 7, 12, 2.

Transf. of inanimate things: nec rem Romanam tam desidem umquam fuisse atque imbellem, Liv. 21, 16: naturā deside torpet orbis, Luc. 9, 436: desidis otia vitae, Stat. S. 3, 5, 85: causae desidis anni, id. ib. 3, 1, 2: deside passu Ire, id. ib. 5, 2, 61: deside cura, id. Th. 6, 147; 10, 87.