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Lewis : nolo

nolo, nolui, nōlo, nōlŭi, nolle (nevis for non vis, Plaut. Trin. 5, 2, 32 Brix ad loc.; id. Most. 3, 2, 75; id. Poen. 5, 2, 119 al.: nevolt for non vult, id. Trin. 2, 2, 80; id. Most. 1, 2, 29; Titin. ap. Non. 144, 7; v. Don. ad Ter. Eun. 3, 3, 2: noltis for non vultis, Lucil. ap. Diom. p. 381 P.; gerund. abl. nolendo, Tert. adv. Marc. 1, 27), v. irreg. [ne-volo], to wish, or will ... not; not to wish, to be unwilling. In gen., with inf., or acc. and inf.: SI NOLET, ARCERAM NE STERNITO, Fragm. XII. Tab. ap. Gell. 20, 1, 25: nolumus, Plaut. Stich. 1, 2, 85: novi ingenium mulierum: nolunt, ubi velis: ubi nolis, cupiunt ultro, Ter. Eun. 4, 7, 43: etiamsi nolint, Cic. Rep. 1, 31, 47: nolo, eundem populum imperatorem et portitorem esse terrarum, id. ib. 4, 7, 7: pluribus praesentibus eas res jactari nolebat, Caes. B. G. 1, 18: nollet carmine quemquam Describi, Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 153: procedere recte Qui moechos non voltis, id. S. 1, 2, 38.—Esp. freq. in imp., noli, nolito, nolite, etc., with inf. periphrastically for the imp., do not: noli irascier, Plaut. Capt. 4, 2, 60; 65: noli avorsari, id. Trin. 3, 2, 1: noli putare, Cic. Brut. 33, 125: nolito putare, Lucil. ap. Non. 505, 20: nolite, hospites, ad me adire, Enn. ap. Cic. Tusc. 3, 12, 26 (Trag. v. 404 Vahl.): nolite, judices, existimare, etc., Cic. Fl. 42, 105: nolitote mirari, Sisenn. ap. Non. 481, 2: noli vexare, Juv. 1, 126.

Sometimes with velle pleonastically: nolite, judices ... hunc jam naturā ipsā occidentem velle maturius exstingui vulnere vestro, quam suo fato, Cic. Cael. 32, 79; Nep. Att. 4, 2.—Sometimes followed by a negative, which does not destroy the negation: nolui deesse, ne tacitae quidem flagitioni tuae, Cic. Top. 1, 5; Liv. 2, 45: nollem, I would not, I could wish not: nollem factum, I am sorry for it, Ter. Ad. 2, 1, 11: Carthaginem et Numantiam funditus sustulerunt: nollem Corinthum, Cic. Off. 1, 11, 35: quod nolim, which Heaven forbid: videbis, si erit, quod nolim, arcessendus, ne, etc., id. Att. 7, 18, 3; Ov. H. 20, 100: non nolle, to have no objection, to be willing: cum se non nolle dixisset, Cic. de Or. 2, 18, 75: quos ego nominarem: neque ipsi nolunt, and they have no objection, id. Sull. 26, 72.—Part. pres.: me nolente, without my consent, against my will, Quint. 3, 6, 68: nolente senatu, Luc. 1, 274: nolentibus umbris, id. 2, 175.

In partic., to wish ill, be adverse to a person (very rare): cui qui nolunt, iidem tibi, quod eum ornāsti, non sunt amici, Cic. Fam. 1, 1, 3.

P. a.: nōlens, entis, unwilling (post-Aug. for invitus): dignitati ejus aliquid adstruere inopinantis, nescientis, immo etiam fortasse nolentis, Plin. Ep. 3, 2, 3; Cels. 1, 8; Quint. 3, 6, 68.