O tempora! O mores!

[ oh -tem-poh-rah oh -moh-reys; English oh -tem-per-uh oh -mawr-eez, mohr- ]
/ oʊ ˈtɛm poʊˌrɑ oʊ ˈmoʊ reɪs; English oʊ ˈtɛm pər ə oʊ ˈmɔr iz, ˈmoʊr- /

Latin.

O times! O customs!

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O tempora! O mores!
/ Latin (əʊ ˈtɛmpɔːrɑː əʊ ˈmɔːreɪz) /

sentence substitute

oh the times! oh the customs!: an exclamation at the evil of them

Word Origin for O tempora! O mores!

from Cicero's oration In Catilinam
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