ad part. dolent.

(in prescriptions) to the painful parts.

Origin of ad part. dolent.

From the Latin word ad partēs dolentēs Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for dolent

Historical Examples of dolent

  • But the dolent accents returned as he opened his proofs and read them.


    Frederick Lawton

  • By turns they were dolent, forsaken, languorous, and haughty.


    J. K. Huysmans

  • She regarded him with her smoky eyes, in which he now saw that dolent, almost dolorous expression which had captivated him.


    J. K. Huysmans

  • Pest on these dreary, dolent airs!Confound these funeral pomps and poses!

  • Dole and dolent are doubtless the exact counterparts of dolore and dolente, so far as mere etymology can go.