Definition of Pessima

1. Noun. (plural of pessimum) ¹



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Definition of Pessima

1. pessimum [n] - See also: pessimum

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pessima

peshwa
peshwas
peskier
peskiest
peskily
peskiness
peskinesses
pesky
peso
peso ley
pesos
pessary cell
pessary corpuscle
pessima (current term)
pessimal
pessimally
pessimism
pessimisms
pessimist
pessimistic
pessimistical
pessimistically
pessimists
pessimize
pessimized
pessimizes
pessimizing
pessimum

Literary usage of Pessima

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Bookman's Budget by Austin Dobson (1917)
"CORRUPTIO OPTIMI pessima ' King, Classical and Foreign Quotations, 1904, p. 388, puts the Latin among his ..."

2. Emblems, Divine and Moral by Francis Quarles (1825)
"Hie pessima, /tie optima see vat. DEUT. XXX. 19. / have set before thee life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that than and thy seed ..."

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