[ tas-i-tee-uhn ]
/ ˌtæs ɪˈti ən /
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of, relating to, or characteristic of Publius Cornelius Tacitus.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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How to use Tacitean in a sentence
The meaning seems to be that of the Tacitean phrase "exprobrare beneficia."The Sayings of Confucius|Confucius