vitium

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vitium

An obsolete term for any defect, fault.

vitium

(vĭsh′ē-ŭm) plural.vitia [L., fault]
A fault, defect, or vice.
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Dein revolutus ad vitia, seu vitiorum imitatione, inter paucos familiarum Neroni adsumptus est, elegentiae arbiter, dum nihil amoenum et molle adfluentia putat, nisi quod ei Petronius adprobavisset.
Ut hominibus singulis, sic populis suae laudes, suae labes; & in qua gente vitia certa increbuere, mores vocantur," 163.
id est gratuita voluntate in praesenti nos munis contra vitia, in futuro coronabis in gloria.
He has acted with regard to our Author, as an Editor, whom Lipsius mentions, did with regard to Martial; Inventus est nescio quis Popa, qui non vitia ejus, sed ipsum excidit.
27) Curtius is quite specific with his dating of Alexander's moral degeneration: Sed ut primum instantibus curis laxatus est animus militarium rerum quam quietis otiique patientior, excepere eum voluptates, et quem arma Persarum non fregerant vitia vicerunt (6.
2: "Ulixeas, ut ferunt, ceras auribus figens fugit adversum vitia surdus meretricii blandimenta naufragii.