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Tacitean

[tas-i-tee-uh n]
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  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Publius Cornelius Tacitus.
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Origin of Tacitean

First recorded in 1885–90; Tacit(us) + -ean
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Historical Examples

  • The meaning seems to be that of the Tacitean phrase "exprobrare beneficia."

    The Sayings of Confucius

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